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A cellular phone (also known as a mobile phone, cell phone, hand phone, or simply a phone) is a telephone that can make and receive telephone calls over a radio link while moving around a wide geographic area by connecting to a cellular network provided by a mobile phone operator, allowing access to the public telephone network. Mobile phones that offer services such as text messaging, email, Internet access, business applications, gaming, photography and more general computing capabilities are referred to as smartphones.

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Hi Experts,

My LG G5 phone is running Android 7.0.

Frequently whenever my finger is near the bottom right hand corner of the screen, what I call a "menu wheel" pops up in that corner, as shown below:

Android 7.0 screendump showing "the wheel"
How can I disable or uninstall this "feature"?

Regards,
Leigh
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Internet Device Security
Here is a favourite article of mine with a lesson on internet device security. This also applies to information about you stored on other people's devices.
http://it.toolbox.com/blogs/securitymonkey/how-your-naked-pictures-ended-up-on-the-internet-53185
(Better yet, don't let anyone take naked pictures of you.)
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On my mac I use iMessage to send text messages.

What is there on Windows to do that same thing?

Thanks.
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So if my understanding is correct from what I have managed to discover, the problem here is that any device connected to a cell phone hotspot, that has an active VPN, will simply route through the public ip connection on the hotspot and not go through the VPN.

Is there a way to 'route' through the VPN any device connected to the cell hotspot?  I have heard that possibly rooting the cell phone may allow this, but I have never rooted a phone before.

Or, is there another way to make this happen?  I am trying to create a secure VPN from our remote offices back to our main office using a cell phone...without having to step up to a LTE router.
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Say, I am not sure of the model number but this is an entry level, probably the cheapest, Voda phone cell phone on the market. I am trying to ascertain what the specs of the external memory chip that we would require, are. Also, how long have these been available ?
I am trying to ascertain if I have 1 used in an older device and in particular, the Blackberry model. Roughly, how many years ago were they in the Blackberry model?
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There is a blue light Setting that basically reduces the brightness and supposedly the amount of blue light sent

But I'm not understanding this. The feature documentation says this is supposed to be enabled to help people sleep

But if I'm sleeping I'm not using my phone?

Or is this in case I wake up and check something ?

Or supposed to turn this feature on in the evening as I am starting to get tired so when I do check my phone it keeps me up less?
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There is a lot to be said for protecting yourself and your accounts with 2 factor authentication. I found to my own chagrin, that there is a big downside as well.
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Please provide me with a URL address of the Sprint PCS add a phone program.

I know several users who all currently have a single Sprint PCS cell phone and are interested in finding the details of how they can add a second phone to their Spring PCS account using the current Sprint PCS promotion that we have heard is going on until the end of June of 2017.
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A few questions for some of my older relatives.

My parents pay double for Internet.  They pay for Comcast and MSN. They don't want to cancel MSN because they like their email accounts to be the same, xxxxx@msn.com, for their friends to contact them.

My mother-in-law lives with us.  We want to cancel cable TV and land line phone, and just do NetFlix and our cell phones.  We don't know much about Roku, Stream TV and that kind of stuff.  She likes to watch live TV, especially CNN.  And she doesn't know how people will get a hold of her if we cancel the land line phone.  She doesn't have a cell phone.  Years ago, my wife and I had Vonage, but that doesn't seem to be a thing any more.

Any suggestions???
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hi there i have a samsung sm-j106h and i can not root it well i have done the root but some of them have a problem in the battery after 40 percent it drop down to sero  pls advice me
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I would like to know if there is a web site which lists all the location of 4G and 3G mobile phone transmitters in the UK and also the frequency used e.g. 1800mhz etc.
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we have premise exchange 2010 running on small business server 2011.  The OS is 2008r2. we have been having issues where phones stop working properly with email. as far as I can tell there are no errors on the phone. they just do not get or send email.

I have tried to remove the phone from the users profile and having them remove and re add the email account. it works for a couple of days than stops. Exchange seems fine overall.  

I  do not have direct hands on access to the phones in question. the ones not working seem to limited to Samsung GALAXY phones S7 or S5 I think.  

one galaxy that I do have regular access to is a S5 that seems to be fine. I have added an account to the phone and so far it seems ok.

so do I attack from the server and exchange side or could it be the phones?
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After a dirty shutdown which was resolved, all users are finding that Outlook web mail as well as their phones are no longer immediate. Where mail used to populate immediately, now, every time they open their mail enabled device or access Outlook web mail, it shows the last time all mail was downloaded and takes some time to update to current.

The user checks their mail at 10am and sees the mail to that point. The user then checks their mail at 3pm and for a few moments, only sees the mail from 10am while the message (downloading mail) is displayed on the web access or the phone. after about a minute, all mail is showing up to date.

Is there a setting that I should be looking at to get users to see their mail in real time as it comes in? Thank you.
Exchange 2013 running on Exchange (Standard) 2013.
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Odd problem.  My users that are have Verizon as  their cellular service are getting the wrong IP address of my mail server when trying to connect via exchange.  They are getting an IP that I haven't used in years.  I have added screen shots of the AT&T User vs the Verizon user.  I have doublechecked my DNS provider (MediaTemple) and that is all configured correctly.
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I have recently seen an increase in my users wanting to use third party messaging apps, specifically WhatsApp, to transfer company information between them and other employees. I am curious as to the community's thoughts on this, and if you allow it, how do you manage it without it getting out of control or presenting security concerns?
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I'm looking for new(er) unlocked cell phones for two family members.  We currently have iPhone 4S I bought on eBay.  They’ve served us well but now I’m looking for something bigger and newer, probably used or refurbished.  Our carrier is Consumer Cellular which is AT&T.  We don’t use our phones very much and we use basic features, calling, messaging, photos.  I’m thinking of getting some type of refurbished iPhone 6 (6, 6S, 6+ …).  

I have some questions:
1. Should I look for iPhones, since we already have them, or would another type of phone serve us just as well?  Its basic features would have to be as easy to use as the iPhone.  Are there better deals for Samsungs, Huawei… or other types of phones?  Or should we stick with iPhones since we already have them?
2. Can I trust used/refurbished phones?  Can you suggest the best places to buy them?
3. I’m always willing to spend a bit more money to get a lot more value.  Which model of phone should I look for?  6 versus 6S versus….?
4. Any other considerations?
Thanks,
Alan
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Hi. Took a trip to Sri Lanka and got a local sim card there for data. Used mostly only Whatsapp. On my return back to Singapore, I replaced the sim card with my own Singtel one. Now all my contacts have the first two numbers bracketed. Caller ID also does not work but has " Maybe John" when it sort of recognizes the number. Anyone has any idea why this happened and more importantly, any solutions? Thanks
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* We have a product Ccure[/b][/b] Anti-Theft which is not working in oppo company phones background we are trying hooting on wrong attempt.
            we have perform certain process like:
    1. we exclude this app from battery optimization and power saving.
    2. We exclude  also from data saving.
    3. App process management and given all permissions .
    4. added to app auto startup (Startup Manager)
    5. Also prevented app to be killed while releasing background app memory

* we have also referred to certain links to resolve our problem but did not.
reference link.
     https://stackoverflow.com/questions/4797050/how-to-run-process-as-background-and-never-die
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Hello, have a strange problem,


A user reports they add the exchange email account to their android phone, they accept the cert (happens on 2 devices), this works fine for a short while, a day perhaps ?  then emails stop syncing, if he goes back into the accoutn and accepts the cert again email starts working.

server is patched,
Exchange uptodate
Latest version of android
server restarted

Any ideas ?
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I toggled off messages alerts


I went under apps
Notification to turn back on
But i toggled it off another way before i went to sleep and i forget now

Android 7
Samsung galaxy s6
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by:Brian Matis
Personally, I've loved having the notifications. Even when I mostly do things via the web interface on my laptop, getting the notification on the phone (which will even forward to my watch) has been great! Easily my favorite part. :-)
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by:Kyle Santos
Totally agree
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Iphone 6
I want to change my location for a location based app without jailbreak iPhone.
Is this possible.
Ideally use an app
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Hi

what is the best and safest method of transferring pictures in a work environment ?

Currently one of my employees takes pictures within the work environment on his smartphone and transfers to PC with a USB cable.  He uses the smartphone as it is always with him and is convenient to take the pictures of the products. Is it safe to connect the phone to the PC in  terms of virus attacks and malware attacks from the smartphone ? What other methods could be used ?  I am thinking that emailing the pictures would be safer as they would then come in and get checked with the AV.  If I go this way then I have to get wifi installed in that part of the building ?

any suggestions or recommendations would be welcome

thanks
Mike
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I am looking for an outdoor security camera that can view an area remotely on a rural property. The area has excellent cell service on all major cell service providers, but no internet access. So I am looking for a single camera system that can be mounted on a light pole and stream video through a major cell provider like AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, & T-Mobile. This is my main requirement to answer this question.

Optionally, the camera would be able to:
  • Take time laps images
  • Move PTO and Zoom
  • Saves data for later use
  • Operate on solar power
If any of these features are included in the answer, it would be a better answer.

I realize that I can MacGyver a few systems together to make a solution, such as using a WIFI security camera with a WIFI LTE HotSpot device, but I am hoping to find an all-in-one solution that will reduce complexity and the chance of a disconnection/support.
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Iphone 6 plus made for Verizon wireless using pre paid service from tmobile

Bought at bestbuy new 14 months ago

Difficult to hear callers now
Can this be taken to apple store for free or low priced repair

Not sure if apple care or warranty was purchased. BestBuy does not have my phone number and my credit card expired so i have a new credit card number. I also do not have receipt or box.

I dont want to set appointment at apple store just to have apple tell me high price and phone needs to be mailed for 5 days.

I would rather just go to local small business cell phone store or computer shop
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Cell Phones

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A cellular phone (also known as a mobile phone, cell phone, hand phone, or simply a phone) is a telephone that can make and receive telephone calls over a radio link while moving around a wide geographic area by connecting to a cellular network provided by a mobile phone operator, allowing access to the public telephone network. Mobile phones that offer services such as text messaging, email, Internet access, business applications, gaming, photography and more general computing capabilities are referred to as smartphones.