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New LG VX5600 - Want to download pictures.

by Gary727 / May 16, 2010 3:22 AM PDT

I have had a VX5200, VX5400 and now VX5600. I have used a software package called BitPim to down load pictures from phone in the past. For some reason BitPim will not recognize the 5600. When the vx5600 is plugged into the computer it is recognized, drivers are found, but if you go to My Computer a new device G, H, I etc has not been assigned. Port is active and Modem is OK. I know I can e-mail photos but I was hoping for an easier way to download with software.

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LG vs5600 Pic Download
by paulandkylie / December 13, 2010 9:24 PM PST

Hi Gary,
I just succeeded in downloading my pics by manually setting BitPim's phone type to LG-VX9100.
In BitPim, look under Tour under the Help dropdown at the top...in Tour, click through until you arrive at "What do I do first?". Follow the directions to manually set the phone to the LG vx9100. After doing this, I initially couldn't get this to work until I checked the box "Auto Detect at Startup /Detect phone at BitPim Startup". After checking that box, it worked right away.
Please feel free to contact me if you have any difficulties.

Hope this helps, Paul

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did not work for me
by e5jlp / June 23, 2012 5:04 AM PDT
In reply to: LG vs5600 Pic Download

I successfully downloaded BitPim for downloading pictures from my Verizon LG Accolade VX5600. I manually set the phone to LG vx9100 and checked Auto Detect at Startup/Detect phone at BitPim Startup. I heard a computer blip telling me it recognized a device, but nothing shows in my Explorer regarding a new drive. I have a shortcut for BitPim and that is it.

How do I download pictures from BitPim after I click the shortcut? I have Windows 7, Dell Inspiron.

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no dice
by rolandkk / June 23, 2012 1:43 PM PDT
In reply to: LG vs5600 Pic Download

bitpim didnt work for me and my LGvx5600

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Used LG-VX8800 and it worked
by KonzaQuapaw / August 21, 2013 3:29 PM PDT
In reply to: no dice

Got all photos from my LG-VX5600 (Accolade), thanks in part to the help given here.
1. Got BitPim
2. in settings chose the LG-VX8800 (after trying others noted above)
3. in Get Phone Data, chose Wallpaper
4. during process, noted path for images was brew\mod\10888 -- fyi, if you go to filesystem you can see the list of images, but you can't select all and save to your computer like you can after the Get Phone Data process
5. clicked Images icon, selected all files
6. Went to menu File > Export > Media to Folder .... & that's it

Tried Calendar, SMS, etc., but resulted in Exception. Was mainly interested in photos.

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added direction
by trickyduck14 / February 21, 2014 5:44 AM PST

on #5 click media then images

Worked great!!

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MY Son's Phone
by ShawnHugh / December 15, 2014 3:54 PM PST

My son was heartbroken when he found out that the Accolade couldn't connect to the internet we have pictures of the Aerospace Museum, Disneyland and Buffalo up close and personal... so I did some digging and came across your post.... THANK YOU!!! I followed your steps and have all 315 of my childs memories in my computer now... THANK YOU!!!!

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App to download Pictures, etc from VX5600
by rolandkk / May 14, 2012 6:10 AM PDT
Laugh Today I just found a GREAT driver and app package that allows me to download and upload material from and to my LG VX5600. It is from Susteen and called Data Point 7. It really works. You get 7 free days (with watermark) and then it is only 19.95 thereafter. Can not go wrong. Got it thru CNET
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(NT) Since BitPim is free, why pay?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 14, 2012 6:12 AM PDT
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DataPilot 7
by rolandkk / June 23, 2012 10:09 AM PDT

Try DataPilot 7, it worked for me and only has a 7 day trial period

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