For all the folks with cell phones -this should be printed and preserved in your car, purse, and wallet. Good information to have with you.
There are a few things that can be done in times of grave emergencies.
Your mobile phone can actually become a life saver or an emergency tool for survival.
Check out the things that you can do with it:
The worldwide for
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. Mobile
Try it out.
2. Locked Keys in Car
Have you locked your keys inside 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 inside 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 away 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. Try it you will be pleasantly surprised. Distance is no criteria.
You could be hundreds of miles away but if you can reach someone who has the other 'remote' for your car, you can unlock the doors (or the trunk).
Incase your cell battery is very low and you don’t know how 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.
4. How to disable a stolen mobile phone?
To check your mobile phone's serial number, key in the following digits on your phone: A 15-digit code will appear on the screen. This number is unique to your handset. Write it down and keep it somewhere safe.
If your phone is 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.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 (800) FREE411 or (800) 373-3411 (800) 373-3411 without incurring any charge at all. Program this into your cell phone now.