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Tips & Tricks|Customize Treo 750 Static Operator Plugin

The Treo 750v [and 750] has a static today plugin with the Operator Name, and a Bluetooth icon on the far right. You can add some slight customization with this few registry tweaks.
Open up your Registry Editor and point to the ff location:

Check the ff: entries
Enable3GLongNamePrefix = 0x1 (1) is enabled [0 = disabled]
LongNamePrefix = XXXXXXX [I changed mine to UMTS]
After changing these values wait till the device powers off and do a soft reset.

[on GSM network]

[on UMTS network]
If you disable it you would have to rely on the U or G icon on top to check if you are using UMTS or GSM network.


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