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    Default 5 Things You Never Knew Your Cell Phone Could Do

    5 Things You Never Knew Your Cell Phone Could Do

    There are a few things that can be done in times of grave emergencies. Your mobile phone can actually be a life saver or an emergency tool for survival. Check out the things that you can do with it:


    1) The Emergency Number worldwide for Mobile is 112. If you find Yourself out of the coverage area of your mobile network and there is an Emergency, dial 112 and the mobile will search any existing network to Establish the emergency number for you, and interestingly, this number 112 can be dialed even if the keypad is locked. Try it out.


    2) Does your car have remote keyless entry? This may come in handy someday. Good reason to own a cell phone: If you lock your keys In the car and the spare keys are at home, call someone at home on their cell phone from your cell phone. Hold your cell phone about a foot From your car door and have the person at your home press the unlock button, holding it near the mobile phone on their end. Your car will unlock. Saves someone from having to drive your keys to you. Distance is no object. You could be hundreds of miles away, and if you can reach someone who has the other 'remote' for your car, you can unlock the doors (or the trunk).
    Editor's Note: It works fine! We tried it out and it unlocked our car over a cell phone!'


    3) Imagine your cell battery is very low. To activate, press the keys *3370#. Your cell phone will restart with this reserve and the instrument will show a 50% increase in battery. This reserve will get charged when you charge your cell phone next time.

    4) How to disable a STOLEN mobile phone?
    To check your Mobile phone's serial number, key in the following Digits on your phone: *#06#. A 15-digit code will appear on the screen. This number is unique to your handset. Write it down and keep it somewhere safe. If your phone gets stolen, you can phone your service provider and give them this code. They will then be able to block your handset so even if the thief changes the SIM card, your phone will be totally useless. You probably won't get your phone back, but at least you know that whoever stole it can't use/sell it either. If everybody does this, there would be no point in people stealing mobile phones.

    5) FIFTH Free Directory Service for Cells
    Cell phone companies are charging us $1.00 to $1..75 or more for 411 information calls when they don't have to. Most of us do not carry a telephone directory in our vehicle, which makes this situation even more of a problem. When you need to use the 411 information option, simply dial: (800)FREE411, or (800) 373-3411 without incurring any charge at all. Program this into your cell phone now.
    Hope Everyone Is Enjoying The Day. Best Wishes From MN ~ Pamela

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    Default Re: 5 Things You Never Knew Your Cell Phone Could Do

    Good to know! This was an intresting post.

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    Default Re: 5 Things You Never Knew Your Cell Phone Could Do

    Even more interesting is what SNOPES.COM says:

    snopes.com: Things You Never Knew Your Cell Phone Could Do
    I used to eat a lot of natural foods until I learned that most people die of natural causes.

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    Default Re: 5 Things You Never Knew Your Cell Phone Could Do

    Wow, thanks a bunch. My step daughter is constanttly driving country roads with no signal. Will definitely pass this one on to her. And hubbies battery is constantly going dead (he talks more than I do). Will fill him in too. Thanks for finding this info.

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    Default Re: 5 Things You Never Knew Your Cell Phone Could Do

    mcnerd- thanks for the reference to the snopes site. Really interesting stuff. Did anyone here know about the tabs on the ends of the foil and saran boxes? I was gobsmacked! I have been fighting these rolls for my entire life for no reason!! I forwarded the snopes page to several of my friends. I am hoping that everyone else is an clueless as I am.

 

 

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