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    THINGS YOU NEVER KNEW YOUR CELL PHONE COULD DO

    I got this in a email.

    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.
    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 objec t. 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 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.


    4. 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.

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

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    Re: THINGS YOU NEVER KNEW YOUR CELL PHONE COULD DO

    That remote keyless entry tip is actually a useful one, thanks!


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    Re: THINGS YOU NEVER KNEW YOUR CELL PHONE COULD DO

    1) 112 is a real emergency number, similar to 911 in the US.
    It is primarily used in Europe.

    2) The one about unlocking the doors is BS.

    3) The battery life one is available on some models, but the sequence is wrong.

    4) This is true, but only on some models.

    5) Also true, although you may still get charged for minutes.

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    Re: THINGS YOU NEVER KNEW YOUR CELL PHONE COULD DO

    my phone can fry bacon

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    Mine can skip across water
    I'd much rather see the Packers miss the playoffs because of their talent then because of their injuries.

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    Re: THINGS YOU NEVER KNEW YOUR CELL PHONE COULD DO

    Mine hates Packer fans.

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    My phone doesn't even have a casing,
    It's a Nekkid Phone... ;D


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    Re: THINGS YOU NEVER KNEW YOUR CELL PHONE COULD DO

    Ned.. Mines on its way to matching yours.
    The antenna fell off yesterday and the battery cover is lost (I wonder if they'll cover that with my warrenty?)

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    mine can toast bread. like on that nfl commericial
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    Re: THINGS YOU NEVER KNEW YOUR CELL PHONE COULD DO

    Mine has a Vikings hard cover. I can also use it to call my family, friends or whoever I wish.

    That is all that matters.

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