Mar 25, 2007

Super cell phone to the rescue


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 bea life saver or an eergency tool for survival. Check out the things that you can do with it:
FIRST Subject: EmergencyThe Emergency Number worldwide for Mobile is 112. If you find yourself out of the coverage area of yourmobile; network and there is an emergency, dial 112 and the mobile will search any existing network toestablish 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 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!"

THIRD Subject: Hidden Battery PowerImagine 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 itsomewhere 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.And Finally....

FIFTHCell 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) FREE 411, or (800) 373-3411 without incurring any charge at all. Program this into your cell phone now.

2 comments:

Nani said...

No sabia que se pudieran hacer tantas cosas, pero es solo en tu pais, me imagino o no? es decir solo en algunos paises, talvez aqui en mi pais no hayan todos esos servicios. aunque seria bueno averiguar. un abrazote mi amigo. espero te encuentres bien.

ghee said...

wow!what a great info!!
unlocking a car over a cell phone??thats so new to me :)

happy weekend,Angel!!
*hugs*