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    5 things you may or may not have know about you cell phone

    > > Five 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:
    > >
    > > FIRST - Emergency
    > >
    > > 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.
    > >
    > > SECOND - 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. This will save 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! We tried it out and it unlocked our car over
    > > a cell phone!
    > >
    > > 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: *#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. 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.
    > >
    > > 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) FREE 411, or (800) 373-3411 without incurring any
    > > charge at all. Program this into your cell phone now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by andamo
    http://www.snopes.com/inboxer/household/cellphones.asp

    OOPS!!!! my bad ops:

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    WE TRIED IT AND IT DIDNT WORK.

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    Zip, I knew my GRANDPA was smart ,boy this is good info. got the pump back on yesterday . Later J. Smith 4621 racing


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