- 21st April 2009 #1
- Join Date
- Aug 2008
There are a few things that can be done in times of grave emergenciesThere 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:
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 mobile 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).
Hidden Battery Power Imagine your mobile battery is very low. To activate, press the keys *3370# Your mobile will restart with this reserve and the instrument will show a 50% increase in battery. This reserve will get charged when you charge your mobile 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.
ATM - PIN Number Reversal - Good to Know If you should ever be forced by a robber to withdraw money from an ATM machine, you can notify the police by entering your PIN # in reverse. For example, if your pin number is 1234, then you would put in 4321. The ATM system recognizes that your PIN number is backwards from the ATM card you placed in the machine. The machine will still give you the money you requested, but unknown to the robber, the police will be immediately dispatched to the location. This information was recently broadcast on CTV by Crime Stoppers however it is seldom used because people just don't know about it. Please pass this along to everyone.
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- 21st April 2009 #2meetdilipGuest
Good one Rameshjee.
- 21st April 2009 #3gothic_coderGuest
Received this in mail. But nice information, everyone should know about it..Great job jee..can't rep you
- 26th April 2009 #4
Don't know about the others, but the fifth one is a myth. ATM systems do not have any such capability.
BTW what is the reverse of a PIN like 2002 or 2332
- 27th April 2009 #5ShAdOwCoNGuest
and i think unlocking ur car door with a call is a myth too ... not sure though...........havent tried ......will try and tell u :lol:
- 27th April 2009 #6
- 27th April 2009 #7
- Join Date
- Sep 2008
The phone/car keys is also fake I think. Maybe a very few kinds of keys
do this but majority won't because it is mostly infrared right?
Also, the first one, even if the service is cancelled you can dial
emergency number from inactive sims.
- 9th May 2009 #8ShAdOwCoNGuest
confirmed ..... it does nt work .... the car/phone thing
i dont think its infra red ... it may be bluetooth .... infra red has a very short range
- 12th May 2009 #9
- Join Date
- Sep 2008
I was wondering why the cops showed up everytime I withdrew cash
from the atm.... I need to change my pin from 1111 to something else ;-)
- 12th May 2009 #10
I am very interested in that car thing... has anyone tried it? I am sure this remote thing works via radio signals so not sure how it would work...
car remotes work at 300mhz radio signals not sound so dont jknow how this would ever work...
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