Search Discussions:


Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Do you mean 
Advanced search
Welcome to our community! Here you can share advice and tips with thousands of other Microsoft mobile devices users around the world in English. Please take a moment to read our community guidelines for more information. Everyone can search and read the discussions, but to post your own question or reply to others you need to sign in first. If this is your first time here, you can choose an alias to represent you. If you don't have an account yet, please register here.
Reply

Nokia N73 problems

New Member
Posts: 1

Nokia N73 problems

Can anyone tell me how can I open a mp4 file on my n73 ? it seems it doesn't accept all tipes of mp4...?
Mobile Guru
edwardquan
Posts: 2,250

Re: Nokia N73 problems

If you have RealPlayer installed on your phone, then you're best of just clicking on the file to try and run it even if it gives you a warning. Every Friday I get the Have I Got News For You vodcast from the BBC, and despite getting a warning, it still plays the file without a problem.
Regards,

Edward
Registered Member
Posts: 1

Re: Nokia N73 problems

I am having the same problem. I think the real application installed in N73's really cant play Mp4. I tried changing the video setting to Normal which saves video files as .3gp and it plays well although the quality is not good.

I think it was stupid to put the mp4 video quality capture in n73 phones without the capability to play them within the phone.

This I say is a blunder...
Mobile Guru
edwardquan
Posts: 2,250

Re: Nokia N73 problems

Not sure about the N73 as I don't have one, but on the N95 even though I can download Podcasts in mp4 format and it gives a message saying the format isn't supported, when I try to do so it plays them without a problem.

As the mp4 format encompasses several different ways of encoding data at different bit rates it may be that not all of them are supported. For example on the N95, mp3s at a high bitrate (192bps or however it's measured) can't be played !
Regards,

Edward