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Cell Phone users....

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  1. BMXman

    BMXman I wish I was Canadian

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    So has anyone tried these tips or are they a bunch of crap? I can only confirm the last one works...you have to listen to about 30 seconds of advertising crap but it works...D

    Five things you never knew your cell phone could do...

    FIRST
    Emergency

    The Emergency Number worldwide for Mobile is 112. If you find yourself out of t he 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.

    SECOND
    Have you locked your keys in the car?

    Does your car have remote key less 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).


    THIRD
    Hidden Battery Power

    Imagine your cell battery is very low. To activate, press the keys
    *3370# Your cell 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 next time.

    FOURTH
    How to disable a STOLEN mobile phone?

    To check your Mobile phone’s serial number, key in the following digits
    on your phone: * # 0 6 # A 15 digit code will appear on the screen.
    This number is unique to your handset. Write it down and keep it
    somewhere safe. When your phone get 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 will never 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. And Finally….

    FIFTH

    Free Directory Service for Cells

    Cell phone companies are charging us $1.00 to $1.75 or more for 411information 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) FREE 411, or (800) 373-3411 without incurring any charge at all. Program this into your cell phone now.
    This is the kind of information people don’t mind receiving, so pass it
    on to your family and friends.
     

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  2. offsprung

    offsprung Monkey

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    i have seen the second one done on the news.
     
  3. syadasti

    syadasti i heart mac

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  4. BMXman

    BMXman I wish I was Canadian

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    yeah 'cause snopes is never wrong!
     
  5. syadasti

    syadasti i heart mac

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    Yes, a majority of the time it is :monkey: