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Samsung Galaxy III Mini will not stay powered off! by Maurice
If I hold the Power button down, then hit "Power Off" and 'OK' in the resultant menu, it does appear to power off. But a few seconds later it comes back on again! :-( Anyone know how to persuade it to STAY powered off, please? Many thanks... -- /\/\aurice (Retired in Surrey, UK) Registered Linux User #487649
April 22nd 15 03:33 PM
by Maurice Go to last post
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Text messages to landline by Allan
On 17/04/2015 10:14, wrote: Graham J wrote: Sometimes I receive text messages on my landline. Of course, it can't actually receive texts, so the BT system reads them to me with an automated voice - which is horrible since most texts are abbrieviated and the voice message is therefore virtually meaningless. Is there any way to tell the BT...
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April 19th 15 07:29 PM
by Theo Markettos Go to last post
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Windows 10 question by Scott[_3_]
I see that a 'prerelease' version of Windows 10 is available for some (but not all) Lumia phones. Does anyone know if the Lumia 820 is included as there seems to be some dubiety? Could a successful upgrade cause problems with synchronisation of the calendar with a Windows 7 PC? Is this a fundamentally bad idea at this stage?
April 16th 15 02:51 PM
by Michael Chare Go to last post
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Windows phones by Jim S[_2_]
Any opinions on Windows phones would be helpful before I get another Samsung android. -- Jim S
April 16th 15 11:00 AM
by Jim S[_2_] Go to last post
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External battery by Scott[_3_]
This may be the maddest question of the week but if you connect an external battery to a phone and both are partially charged how does the electricity know in which direction to flow? Also, output 1 is 2.1 amps and output 2 is 1.5 amps so how do you decide which one to use? Are these devices safe to use or is there a risk of damaging the phone through incorrect voltage?
April 13th 15 08:18 AM
by Martin Brown Go to last post
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Virtual (re-routable) phone numbers by Catherine
I'm in the UK and want someone in the US to phone me. However I don't want to give out my phone number. Are there any providers of virtual numbers which would pass on a call from a US caller? Ideally this would ring my mobile but if not then it could ring my landline. I have some very old Flextel numbers from about 10 years ago. Would they
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hi - newbie to forum and would like your recommendations by daveluck
Hi, Im a complete non techie and have only a little understanding of phones so be gentle with me! I'm a keen cycler and I would like to track my rides/plan my rides. I have a tablet which is OK for short journeys but anything over 3 or 4 hours starts to cause problems. I think its the GPS sucking up the power. There are a number of products out there by garmin etc but the tend to be quite...
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April 2nd 15 02:09 PM
by MB[_5_] Go to last post
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Sharing LAN printer on Mageia-4 by Maurice
A couple of years ago - before the SO had her own printer - she used to print out on the printer on my PC, over the LAN. Today - during a hopefully short-term problem - I tried to get her PC to find the printer on my PC, on the LAN - but in vain. Both running Mageia-4, my CUPS Firewall option is ticked & CUPS Admin has the 'share printer' boxes ticked, but her system still does not find...
March 31st 15 03:03 PM
by Maurice Go to last post
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Top up a French Orange mobile by James B
Please help! How can I top up my girlfriend's Orange pay as you go mobile phone - I am in the UK and she is in France and bought her phone over there. thanks!
March 22nd 15 03:00 PM
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Battery question by Scott[_3_]
I have noticed that my phone battery (Nokia 820) is not lasting as well as it used to. I am wondering if this is due to deterioration of the battery or changes to the operating system. I have also noticed that the phone gets quite hot during recharging, though it may be this is simply something I had not noticed before. Does increased temperature indicate that a battery is reaching the end of...
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March 20th 15 02:32 AM
by Phil W Lee[_2_] Go to last post
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There is a point to a 4G sim in a 3G phone by Tweed
This may be of interest to Vodafone users at least. My phone is too old to handle 4G. I have a sim only contract with Vodafone. The rates were low, so I didn't bother to call in to strike any sort of a deal, and wasn't interested in a contract that supported 4G for obvious reasons. Anyway, I did end up calling yesterday to upgrade my son's contract, as he is getting a 4G capable phone. Anyway,...
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March 19th 15 01:10 PM
by Daniel James[_2_] Go to last post
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SMS msg time problem with Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini by Maurice
Just struck an unexpected problem: Display of SMS msgs received shows time READ, instead of time SENT. (Useless if sender says e.g. "will arrive in 1 hour" and one's own phone was in a 'no signal' area for a time.) Any way of seeing time sent? -- /\/\aurice
March 12th 15 02:32 PM
by Maurice Go to last post
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Mobile 'Phone Adverts by Jeff Gaines
Can anybody advise me if there is a group for mobile 'phone adverts or is eBay a better bet? -- Jeff Gaines Wiltshire UK George Washington was a British subject until well after his 40th birthday. (Margaret Thatcher, speech at the White House 17 December 1979)
March 5th 15 08:22 AM
by Chronos[_2_] Go to last post
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Topup voucher expiry by Roland Perry
I noticed in the nick of time today that I had a "3" topup voucher which says it expires after 90 days. This is separate from when the credit expires from the phone after the voucher has been used. Do any other people's topup vouchers expire? --
March 4th 15 02:23 PM
by Roland Perry Go to last post
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Three MiFi by Dex
What devices can you connect to the Three Huawei E5330 Mobile Wi-Fi? Laptops tablets and PCs or, as they're not keen on people tethering, just other mobile phones?
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February 28th 15 03:11 PM
by Roger Mills[_2_] Go to last post
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Help with a Samsung A800 locked to Orange by Steve Terry
"Dexis" wrote in message ... Hi, Can anyone tell me if there is a way to unblock a Samsung A800....preferably for free (hoping for a bit much i guess) TIA Paderf4 which you can download free, and a datalead which you'll have to buy or borrow
February 28th 15 05:25 AM
by mahesw Go to last post
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Will my Orange T68 be locked? by Jon
TC TC had a brainwave and did spout the following: I have had a contract Orange T68i for some time now, will it be locked to Orange? Yes. If so, how do I unlock it, what will it cost? If you only have one to do then pay someone to do it. If you have at least 3 then buy the kit (Terminator/DIV dongle - 30ish) and do it
February 27th 15 10:29 AM
by mahesw Go to last post
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O2 online mobiles locked? by Donkey
I`m getting nokia 6630 on o2 online contract will it be locked to o2? My mates fone is but mine wasn't. Just wondering if it will be -- Fcuk horses,stay in and drink tea. Tea is good, like donkeys.
February 26th 15 05:42 AM
by mahesw Go to last post
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Blackberry Storm don't work with O2 SIM card?? by phuile
I live in Canada. Last year, I brought my Blackberry 8830 World Edition when visitng the UK - I bought a SIM from O2 and stick it in the 8830 and it worked fine. This year, I got the Blackberry Storm and I bought a SIM again from O2 but it doesn't work. The Storm has more network support than the 8830, so i am very puzzled. Can someone tell me what I need to do to make it work? BTW, I was told...
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February 25th 15 07:39 AM
by mahesw Go to last post
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Orange Sims by Eamonn
Can anyone advise, will a French Orange sim card work in a phone locked to orange in the UK.
February 24th 15 06:12 AM
by mahesw Go to last post
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