OT: Fwd: New Information about your cell phone...

Iain McFadyen mcfadyenusa at yahoo.com
Sat Mar 3 22:10:50 CST 2007

I can vouch for items 1, 4 and 5.

Can anyone validate items 2 and 3?

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> 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 Subject: 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.    
> SECOND Subject: Have you locked your keys in the car? Does your car have
> remote keyless entry? This may come in handy someday. If you lock your keys
> in the car and the spare keys are at home, call someone at home (who has the
> another keyless entry device) 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 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: * # 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 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.
> And Finally....
> FIFTH 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

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