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:
Emergency Number worldwide for Mobile is 112.
find yourself out of the coverage area of your mobile;
network and there is an emergency,
the mobile will search any existing network to
establish the emergency number for you, and
interestingly this number
be dialled even
if the keypad is locked. Try it out.
Have you locked your keys in the car?
your car have remote keyless entry? This may
come in handy someday.
Good reason to own a cell phone: If you lock
in the car and the spare keys are at home, call
someone at home on their mobile phone from your
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
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
Editor's Note: It works fine! We tried it out
and it unlocked our car over a mobile phone!'
Hidden Battery Power
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
reserve will get charged when you charge your
mobile next time.
How to disable a STOLEN mobile phone?
check your Mobile phone's serial number, key in
the following digits on your phone:
* # 0 6 #
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.
will then be able to block your handset so
even if the thief changes the
card, your phone will be totally useless.
probably won't get your phone back, but at least
you know that whoever stole it can't use/sell it
does this, there would be no point in people
stealing mobile phones.
- 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
For example, if your pin number is 1234, then
you would put in 4321.
system recognizes that your PIN number is
backwards from the ATM card you placed in the
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.
This is the kind of information people don't
mind receiving, so pass it on to your family and