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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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Hi Experts,

I recently consolidated a number of contacts that were duplicated in my contacts list on my Android S9+ mobile phone.

Now I've noticed that a lot of the consolidated contacts have the wrong avatar of the persons face, in many cases, the avatar on the contact is of a totally different person than who the contact in my phone really is.

Can anyone explain the best way to fix this so that the pictures on the contacts are correct? Please include step by step instructions if possible as I'm relatively new to Android phones, being an Iphone user for many years.

Many thanks for any help.

Regards, Andrew
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Finding sample PodCasts

I am about to start my own podcast, but first need to see some successful podcasts. It involves history, politics and conspiracy theories.

Any suggestions?

I have an iPhone, so how do I begin the process of using my phone for PodCasting? I would like to see the iTunes interface...

Can you direct me?

What FREE Android Phone tracking location AT&T APP do you recommend so I can find where my child is currently at if needed ?

 1. https://mobile-tracker-free.com
 2. etc ?
I need a new battery for my Samsung S6 Active and it is going to cost me $70 dollars plus postage to send it into Samsung for repair because it has the water seal and none of the local repair centers will touch it. I am thinking of getting a Samsung S7 Active because I don’t think the S8 is worth the price. I am thinking of getting a Refurbished which I have found for $245 or a new one for $474 both unlocked. I can get a one year warranty on Refurbished one for $54. Anyone had any experience with Refurbished cell phones? Do you think it is worth the extra $230 for a new phone?
I have a Nexus 6 Android phone with Android 7.1.1

When I purchased the phone some years ago it was important to have an unlocked phone as well as what they called stock Android.

At the time I understood this to mean that you could use the SIM card from any carrier and that the software included with the stock Android was not tied to any particular carrier.

I have a lot of apps on this phone and it seems to run out of battery power pretty quick. I would like to stick unlocked phones with stock Android if possible, but have a better option in terms of stability, battery life, and a fast camera.

All suggestions are greatly appreciated.
How do I fix this ?

I’m an Apple person. I think it is corrupted or something because I am not seeing any programs or images etc taking up space.

It supposed to have lots of free space
After installing MobilePass (a 2FA/OTP app for use with Checkpoint
VPN), it has required my Android phone to enter a PIN : previously
I just need to swipe the screen.

The issue is: since MobilePass app is installed, all my various
Whatsapp groups don't give a sound/alert even if I set custom
notifications.  However, the new whatsapp messages will still
pop up (if I set a custom notification).

I would like the sound notifications for new messages at set
by custom notifications.

My Android Note 4 is not managed by MDM
How can I indicate to my iPhone X that I am walking (and not driving) while I am using the built-in GPS map services to provide me with turn by turn directions?

This is especially important since I visit a lot of towns that have one-way streets.
I'm looking for an iPhone app/service that will make all outgoing phone calls originate from another phone number.

This way all calls that I place on my iPhone X will display this other phone number on the caller ID screen of the person I am calling so that I won't reveal my iPhone X phone number.

This is something that Google Voice used to do until June 1, 2018 (due to the Google Voice app no longer integrating with cell phone providers like it used to).

What apps or services will allow this to be done?
Need iPhone app to track my location

I need to sell on the road and sometimes need a reminder which stores I visited. So, a map if where I went each day would be helpful.

What options do I have?

Is there location data already on the phone I can use?

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I have a new pulldown on my phone, as well as a blue box with Boost on it that pops up now and again. I can't find anything in apps, or in apps under settings.

Screenshot attached, anyone know how I can get rid of this? It seems to be wanting me to install the app.

Is this iPhone5 usable?

The attached image of the iPhone shows the screen is raised up and I worry it is dangerous even to handle it.

It still works as a radio and alarm clock. But, the Home button is broken so the phone is barely usable.

Any idea what's going on?

Could the battery be getting ready to explode? I have not idea and hoped someone on EE might be able to offer some advice.

How can the changing cord could be fast or slow charge?   I understand the charger but the cord itself...  There;s no components to it.
This one for example:

Is it a fast or slow charge?
What is the YourKarma.com coverage in the San Francisco, Oakland, San Jose Bay Area in California?

Does YourKarma.com have a coverage map anywhere I can look at?
Hello Community Members...

I have several mobile devices ONE is a 10.1" screen with SIM enabled (Like an iPad lol) so can get net on SIM

Now this is UNLIMITED data

If I played / streamed music on My mobile phone would have to use hotspot which the 10.1" provides RIGHT

But would use My allowance of hotspot

If played music from the "SIM enabled device" and hot spotted the mobile phone for data

Would that be UNLIMITED DATA from the 10.1" BUT keep within My hotspot limit for My mobile phone


Both mobile devices using the hotspot allowance ??

All help VALUED with My current question

Best Ever

Paul M
not sure which samsung watch
I know it is a few months created.
Bought new for $300 in 2018
I saw it ring previously

How to find if it gets lost
Which cellular carrier has the best coverage?
There's a lot of marketing that says Verizon is the best.  But is it really?
And how about the super-cheap cellular services.  Which carrier are they using.  Surely the smaller brands don't have their own network backbone.

Another wierd observation!  Some people are able to surf the net on their smartphones in the NYC subways, others can't!  The transit authority WiFi ain't that good.  So, its gotta be the cellular carrier.
I appreciate links to useful studies, articles, or videos.
What are the best mounts for mounting an iPhone X to my car's dashboard so that I can follow my iPhone X's GPS navigation?

This must be a dashboard mount that I can easily move between cars since I drive several different cars. I also want it to be easy to detach and reattach my iPhone X to such a mount since I take my iPhone X with me wherever I go. I am looking for a mount that I can put on top of my dashboard and not one that attaches to the air vents, etc.

Let me know what the best mounts are that I can buy online or through Amazon.
Have a Samsung S9+ Android Phone that I purchased and am very pleased with. It's the first Android phone I've ever owned and I think it craps all over all of the iPhone's I've used for many years :)

There are three things I'd like to get for it though and not sure what and where to purchase these items online.

1)  A decent phone holder to use in my car so I can use it hands-free. I just want something that will hold the phone firmly and allow me to talk while driving as I can get "Bixby" or "OK Google" to answer any calls for me by just using that feature.

2)  A good protective case for it that doesn't restrict any functions like the buttons and camera and hopefully, still being able to use my Finger to unlock the phone while it's still in its case.

3)  A suitable charging cable that will plug into my car's cigarette lighter socket.

Cost of the items is not so much of an issue, the quality of the products, however, is.

Can anyone suggest a good place to purchase the above items online?  

Also  perhaps suggest what you use for the above purposes if you own the same phone?

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android 7
automatic call recorder
free version
app version 5.42.1

recordings were good then I noticed last recording was at a low volume
Maybe in a version upgrade
volume is lower which is very difficult to hear
If I pay for paid version, do you think this will fix.
how to take print screen or screenshot on moto 4g plus


when i followed above step nothing is happening

some times power off option coming which is not what i want

please advise if there is simple app or simple step for this
Hi All

Does anyone know who in the UK sells pre loaded 4g data sims that do not require a contract and not restricted to being used within 30 days?
I live in the UK and have a friend visiting from the USA soon.  She is tied to AT&T on her smartphone.  What are her best and cheapest options for bringing her phone here to the UK and being able to use data, make calls, and send texts back to America?

Ideally looking for American experts who have travelled to the UK recently and have set up some kind of calling plan through AT&T that worked out well.  Unfortunately international use of mobile phones is not my strong point.
How to determine if cell phone is locked or unlocked ?

In the settings, there is Model Nokia Lumia 928, Carrier is Verizon Wireless, and IMEI number.  There is no sim card in the phone.

How can I tell for certain that this phone is locked or unlocked?
Harassing, bothersome, invasive, disgusting, time wasting, infuriating and in general garbage cell phone calls! This question is ONLY for an Expert that can tell me if my idea is possible. I would prefer it if I NEVER get ANY cell call if it is impossible for me to return the call. If whoever or whatever is calling me does not care to be identified then do NOT ring my phone. I believe that it is possible technology wise to have the cell provider determine, instantaneously if the number trying to reach me is one that I can or cannot dial back. If I cannot dial it back then do NOT put the call through. Simple. I would pay DOUBLE my cell bill gladly if this were possible. Why isn't this idea being implemented? If POTUS were to get some anonymous or threatening or just plain bothersome phone call I can guarantee that the caller WOULD be identified and the calls would stop. Why can't the average citizen be granted or allowed to opt in to such privacy? There ARE cell company technicians that KNOW if this is possible or impossible. I am looking for someone like this to explain the situation to me. The providers are in the business to MAKE MONEY. Naturally. I am willing to spend MORE money but they seem clueless to want to cure the problem. The "Do not call list" is a total and complete JOKE. I now frequently leave my cell on my desk simply to avoid the hassle of these annoying calls. FIND THE DAMN PEOPLE CAUSING THIS AND PUT THEM BEHIND BARS is my solution number two. Any sincere …

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.