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
Check out the things that you can do with it:
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.
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
Hidden Battery Power
Imagine your cell battery is very low. To activate, press the keys *3370#.
Your cell phone 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 phone next time.
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 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
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.
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)FREE411, or (800) 373-3411 without incurring any charge at all. Program
this into your cell phone now. This is sponsered by MacDonalds.
Questions or comments? I love to hear your thoughts.