Cell phones are quite common and aren’t going to go anywhere. These devices are quite handy, and most everyone owns one these days. This article has tips that will help you with using your cell phone.
Every few days restart your cell phone, especially if it’s a smart phone. You may not realize it, but you’re carrying around a miniature computer in your pocket. These computers eat up memory over time, and that can lead to poor performance. All you need to do is restart your cell phone to get memory back into play.
There is no need to update to a new phone so quickly. It’s often not worth it. The update may just be a simple one. Be sure to read reviews before buying anything. You often won’t.
Did you know that the battery in your cell phone has some reserved power? If you find that your cell phone battery is dead, and you have no way to charge it, enter the USSD “*3370#”. You will see up to a 50% increase in power. This reserve power will charge the next time you charge your phone.
Did you know that you can save money on calls to get information? While most cell phone companies charge up to $1.75 for calling 411, you can still get necessary information by dialing (800)Free411. You will get the same information without incurring any extra charges on your cell phone bill.
There is reason to believe that the radiation produced by cell phones could cause brain tumors and other health problems. While there is no direct proof that this is true, it is better to be safe than sorry. Whenever you can, put your phone on speaker or plug a headset into it.
If you have a newer model phone, you probably do not need to waste your money on a fancy case for it. Today’s cell phones are made from durable materials that can handle being bumped and dropped. You really only need the case for an attractive appearance, not to keep your phone safe.
Cases may not be required for the very latest phone models. Designers of smartphones are using Kevlar, carbon and other hard materials to make the phones stronger. Cases can help boost their strength, but they can make using the phone harder. Decide based on the phone you currently have.
Most smartphones lack an optical zoom feature. To photograph an object up close, you must physically move nearer to it. You can get special lenses that are made for use with a cell phone.
Have you inadvertently locked your car keys inside your vehicle? Does your vehicle have remote keyless entry? If so, don’t call a locksmith just yet. If you have a cell phone, you might be able to use it to gain entry into your car. If another person has the spare set of keys for your car, if you can contact them you can get your door unlocked. Hold your mobile device less than a foot from your car’s locked door. Have the individual who possesses the spare key press the unlock button near their phone. Believe it or not, your car door will unlock!
Cell phones can do so much for you. It probably has tools and functions you don’t even know about. Apply what you’ve just read, and get all you can from your cell phone. This is important because these little pieces of technology are quite expensive to replace.