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Old 11-08-2006, 09:06 PM   #1
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THINGS YOU NEVER KNEW YOUR CELLPHONE COULD...

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:

FIRST

Subject: Emergency

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

Subject: Have you locked your keys in the car? Does your car have remote keys?

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!"

THIRD


Subject: Hidden Battery power


Imagine your cell battery is very low, you are expecting an important call and you don't have a charger. Nokia instrument comes with a reserve battery. 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.

AND FINALLY...

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 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.

Please spread this useful information around


NOTE: tonight when my GF gets out of work (11:30 eastern), I am going to try #2. I'll give you the heads up on it.
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Old 11-08-2006, 09:09 PM   #2
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Sweet dude
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Old 11-08-2006, 09:17 PM   #3
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Wow..the car one, very helpfull at times.
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number 2 is false:
http://www.snopes.com/autos/techno/keyless.asp
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Old 11-08-2006, 09:29 PM   #5
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That's nice, I'm going to try it tonight from my house (a few miles away from the car) and see what happens. You can extend the range of your remote or boost the signal of a dying battery by sticking it under your chin, using your head as an antenna. I'm not saying this works or doesn't, but I wanna try anyway.
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I don't know, it doesn't seem like the keyless entry one would work...Nice post though. Test it out Clutch!!
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the 112 thingy works (i didnt press call though lol) and it works on blocked keypad too
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Lol ya Clutch, were going to want results now
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Seeing as snopes has always been right on the things I have looked at inthe past, I don't doubt them, but at the same time, I'm looking at it as being an antenna to boost the signal and help it travel farther, but don't forget, I don't know a lot about this crazy technological stuff. I only really know OLD cars, before power windows, seats, door locks, mirrors, and anything more than a 4 speed manual tranny!
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Seeing as snopes has always been right on the things I have looked at inthe past, I don't doubt them, but at the same time, I'm looking at it as being an antenna to boost the signal and help it travel farther, but don't forget, I don't know a lot about this crazy technological stuff. I only really know OLD cars, before power windows, seats, door locks, mirrors, and anything more than a 4 speed manual tranny!
well the car thingies work at 300mhz and most cell phones work at 800mhz and up, so it would be impossible.
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