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Cell Phones

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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I know people who travel internationally quite often, and they need to:

1) select the countries of interest
2) view a combined calendar of holidays

I hope this exists.

Thanks
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I'm working with a Samsung Galaxy S6 on the Verizon network. It is current on software updates.

The phone works normally until we switch to maximum batter power saver mode (Settings, Battery, Power Saving Mode - Max.  After engaging this max power saving mode, the phone won't accept calls, and doesn't show missed calls. Even after returning the phone to normal power mode, it won't accept calls.  If we restart the phone is Max Power Saving mode it still won't accept calls.

Normally, restarting the phone will resolve this problem, but a few time we've had to do a full power off, and use the On/Off button to start the phone to resolve the problem.

Does any have any experience with this issue?

Thanks,

Steve
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specifically looking to send a message to
china

+86 186 1156 98xx
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What are the steps to add another user's calendar to an iPhone 6 (with iOS 10.3.3)?

Office 365 is being used to host both of these email accounts.

Is there any way of doing this other than adding the other user's Office 365 account to this user's iPhone (and choosing only to sync the other user's Office 365 calendar? This is a security risk since we don't want the user with the iPhone to go into the account settings and be able to download and reply to the other user's emails).
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android 7 phone

if I use a different browser app can large company website see that I am the same person

I know on a windows computer ebay and amazon use flash cookies

Is there something similar to flash cookies on android to let large companies know that users are same person
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android 7 phone
when I check where is my ip
my ip changes

is my phone ip ever used by another phone user

if I use a different browser app can website see that I am the same person

I know on a windows computer ebay and amazon use flash cookies

Is there something similar on android to let large companies know that users are same person
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Phone Battery Life
Subject of the week | Describe past technologies you miss.
Here's something I miss: good battery life on my mobile phone. I remember my old Nokia cell phones and how I'd get to measure battery life in days. Those things could go a week straight with no charging needed! Whereas my iPhone pretty much needs to be charged nightly. Granted, I still think the extra capabilities are a good trade-off, but I keep hoping we can manage to get battery tech improved to the point where modern smartphones can have battery life comparable to older cell phones.

Think we'll get there, or will the demands of smartphone power usage keep increasing such that battery life continues to stay put?
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by:Brian Matis
My first was a Nokia and that thing could manage to go 5 days without a charge. It could even play Snake! Sure, I still wouldn't go back to that over my iPhone, but don't you think an iPhone with more than 2 days life would be nice? Imagine not having to take chargers with you for weekend trips!
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by:John Hurst
It would be nice for sure but it has never happened.

I can get by with just a USB cable because my ThinkPad now and the one before (spare) have always ON USB ports so I can carry a 45-watt AC adapter (tiny adapter) and charge both my laptop and phone.
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Hello experts - a personal question for a change...I'm looking to replace my Samsung Galaxy S7 with a new phone.  I'd really like to find one that is fully rooted from the factory or can be easily rooted myself so that I can decide when to do updates and what apps get installed.  Are there any phones out there that come this way without having to jump through crazy hoops?
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My phone does not lock since I can not find where to set the PIN.

Also, how do I set the fingerprint to unlock the phone?

Thanks
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Get more info about an IP address or domain name, such as organization, abuse contacts and geolocation.

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Hi, My phone is on android 6.0. The notifications sounds have stopped, although it does ring when someone phones. All the sounds I can find (media, alarm, phone ring) are turned up.

Any thoughts? Thanks, we're pretty much newbies.
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I just want my QuickMemo+ app back. It was very useful.
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Hi, I have a need to take a lot of images and video for a certain project I'm going to be working on. I'm going to use my iPhone 6s and a Smooth Q gamble rig.

My question is - is there a simple and quick way to download my media to a hard drive in the field without using a laptop and iTunes?

Is there a stand alone hard drive (or small device) that I can use out in the field while I'm taking my images and video?

Thank you,
Fulano
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On average, how many apps do you download a month? If your answer is "zero," you're with the majority.

I'm also curious to see how people feel about the top apps used by age range. For my bracket, I regularly use 5 out of the top 8 on my phone, but tend to have a lot more apps installed on my tablet.

https://techcrunch.com/2017/08/25/majority-of-u-s-consumers-still-download-zero-apps-per-month-says-comscore/
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by:Andrew Leniart
I download tons of them so couldn't say with any accuracy how many a month.. but (and that's a big BUT) how long those apps get to stay on my device is a totally different story :)

I'm a bit of a gadget freak, so if I see something on the Apple App Store for my iPhone or Ipad that catches my eye for some reason, I'm highly likely to download and check it out. That said, unless I think I'll be using it very often, it generally won't last on my device for longer than 30 to 60 minutes as my curiosity about it would have been satisfied.  I currently have about a dozen apps I frequently use on my iPhone.. a few more on my iPad.  The most used app on both would have to be Audible Listener (https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/audible-audio-books-original-series-podcasts/id379693831?mt=8) App because I'm an avid audio book listener and I buy > 90% of the books I own from audible.com

The next app that will probably get used a lot is Transcend's "JetDrive Go" which gives me lots of options for the JetDrive 128GB additional storage iPhone/USB stick I recently purchased. Movies and audio books tend to take up a LOT of space and yes, my phone is already a 128 GB model 7 .. if they came larger than that I'd have definitely bought that instead. I'm always running low on space! lol :)
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by:Nicholas
When looking for a particular type software to do something I'll probably download 5 or 6 if not more, but most will be deleted within 5 minutes
Apart from that in general maybe 1 a month on average. Generally speaking I know the app I'm looking to download be it a bank app, radio app or whatever.
Now when it comes to games, different story, downloaded so many to be just disappointed by what they are - try Temple Run, frustratingly annoying game but addictive (probably shouldn't be plugging it but it's free)
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What type of USB cable is used to charge a Samsung Galaxy S8 cell phone?
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Good Morning,

We have a user in our office who is requesting to have a feature to automatically forward all the voicemails coming in to his email on an iPhone. Does anyone know if this is possible somehow ?  

I know on visual voicemail there is an option to manually forward each voicemail to email but he wants it all going automatically offcourse. I called the provider - Bell but the agent had no idea.

If anyone know of any app or any way to automate this let us know :)

Thank you very much!
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Why can't I modify/delete an event on my Outlook on my Android phone. I try to delete or modify but when I exit (after saving as I think) it hasn't changed at all. I have recently migrated my calendar from Outlook 2013 to Outlook 365...
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If you haven't switched to the latest plan with your carrier, you might be overpaying / being gouged.  Earlier this year I investigated what Verizon had to offer and found out I was paying waaaay too much money.  After collaborating with family members we got 5 of us signed up under one plan and are saving hundreds of dollars a month now.  Family plans save $$$ folks.  And the plan differences between each carrier are not that drastic either.  Verizon and AT&T reign supreme.  Yes, more money, but you have superior service over the cheaper carriers.  Whoever is your carrier, do yourself a favor and take the time to see if you're overpaying and switch plans asap.

https://www.wired.com/2017/08/verizons-unlimited-data-plan-back-heres-compares-carriers
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by:Doug Walton
I think we're paying about $150 for 3 phones on the unlimited plan, but I'd have to double check.  We could be on some old pricing promo, too.

I think AT&T was also advocating for Net Neutrality's removal, but they didn't spend anywhere near as much as Verizon and Comcast.
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by:Kyle Santos
#firstworldproblems amirite?

We're paying $260 for 5 lines.
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by:Kyle Santos
I usually don't stream videos unless I'm on wifi.  I did this a lot when I didn't have Verizon's Unlimited plan.  Old habits die hard I guess.  I like how this was phrased
But this plan led to more pressure on the network and increased costs. So the company had to do something to turn this great consumer-friendly idea into a viable business venture.
ohshi we messed up and now its costing us too much money!!!! Can we take this back!?  Oh yes, of course we can, we're Verizon and we tell everyone how it is like big cable companies.
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by:Anthony Pangilinan
The joke's on them. They took away my unlimited data years ago!
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Are there any documented studies that wired headphones don't cause tumors or cancer?
How much radiation (all kinds) does wired headphones give off?

I know using my smartphone directly to my ear is not safe, and I know the bluetooth is less safe as well, just
trying to figure out about using wired headphones.
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Every time that a user with a Samsung Galaxy S8 phone enters an area that has a Comcast Wi-Fi cable modem she is always taken to a webpage on her cell phone and prompted to sign in to connect to the Wi-Fi network.

This user is a Comcast subscriber at home but doesn't want to be interrupted with what she is doing on her phone or by receiving beep notifications that a Comcast Wi-Fi network is available.

What can be done to disable these types of notifications?

Or what can be done to save the user's Comcast logon username and password within the phone so that every time that a Comcast Wi-Fi network is within range the user's Galaxy S8 phone will automatically connect without prompting the user to manually sign on?
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My Samsung Galaxy S8 phone is stuck at the "LTE Plus More Spectrum Better network" screen & won't power off.

It was powered on and the battery level was around 85% when this happened.

Now the phone has simply stopped responding.

I have held the power button down for several minutes but there is no response including while the phone is plugged into power.

The phone is also starting to get hot.

What can be done to fix this?
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I regularly (at seemingly random intervals) get the attached message popping up on my mobile device (Android).  If I tap continue or cancel it will go away and act normally.  Sooner or later the messages pop up again.  Sometimes immediately, sometimes a few day pass, sometime weeks pass before it happens again. SEE attached screen shots

Restarting the devise had no impact.  Still getting that message popping up intermittently.

This happens at home when on wifi, at the office when on wifi, on site when on wifi and when mobile on only cellular network.  I'm using the built in android email app to check emails.  It happens if I have wifi disabled and am on cellular network only.  It happens if I have mobile data disables and am on wifi only.

It will go away for periods of up to a week or more, then start happening multiple time an hour.

Seems very random.

If anyone can help that would be great! Capture.PNGScreenshot_20170804-121959.pngScreenshot_20170804-122003.png
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Please provide me with a list of the best dashboard mounts for Samsung Galaxy S8 cell phone.

I need to use a dashboard mount and can't use a windshield or air vent mount.
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We recently installed a new certificate for Outlook Exchange 2007.  That seems to be working for computers, but cell phones with Outlook email cannot contact the server if the user changes their domain logon password. As long as the password does not change, the user can keep getting email. But when the password is changed, the user cannot change it on their phone. I've tried resetting the domain password back to the original password, thinking since the cell phone never accepted the new password, the old would still work. The cell phone could not connect with the original password either. One phone did ask for a "Credential Storage password". It didn't accept the user's old or new password or the domain admin password.
Any advice is greatly appreciated.
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Cell Phones

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.