Voice Mail Access
Cellular Back Door Secrets & Short Cuts
Great ideas you won't get from your wireless carrier, listed alphabetically.
BATTERY CHARGER: FORGOT YOURS? Ask Your Hotel!
CAN'T COMPLETE A CALL? Try this!
CHEAPER WIRELESS: PLANS & PHONES
DISCOUNTS: Through Your Employer, Over 55, Government Programs
DO THE MATH ON YOUR PLAN
FORGOT YOUR PHONE? What You Can Do
FREE WIRELESS: It Can Be Done
GET OUT OF YOUR CONTRACT
(either a plan contract or phone payments)
GLOVE BOX PHONE: The handiest and cheapest backup
Add versatily to your wireless phone for Free
INTERNATIONAL LONG DISTANCE BARGAINS
KEEP YOUR PHONE NUMBER
Wireless or Landline
LEFTOVER PREPAID MINUTES? Don't Waste 'em
NEED MORE DATA? Ask for More...it might be Free!
PHONE NUMBERS: A Whole Page for Managing Your Wireless Numbers
PREPAID: HOW TO MAKE IT PAINLESS
ROAMING? Know What's Different
SWITCH YOUR CELLULAR CARRIER WITHOUT TEARS
TEXT MESAGES SENT BY EMAIL
You don't need a phone
TEXT MESSAGING WORKS WHEN OTHER METHODS DON'T
UNLOCK YOUR WIRELESS PHONE
More Cellular Inside Information:
We answer the question: "What Network Do they Use?" or which Prepaid carrier uses the facilities of which network.
"Back Door" Voice Mail Numbers:
Numbers that give you access to your local cellular voice mail system.
Battery Chargers-They're Free at Hotels:
If you forget yours while traveling, ask your hotel for one left by another guest.
Can't Make a Call? Try Text Messaging:
Text Messaging can get through in areas with poor cellular service or during an emergency. Many 911 centers now accept Text Messages for emergencies.
Find cell site locations near you.
Cheaper Wireless Secrets:
The guide to cutting your wireless bill down to as low as ZERO!
Contract: How to Get Out if It:
Stuck in a contract or making phone payments? Here's how you to get out of it at little or no cost.
Get more maps than those shown by the carriers, some with lots more detail.
Discounts on Wireless Phones and Service:
If you're buying a wireless device, make sure you've checked our sources for the lowest prices on wireless products.
Email to Text Message Numbers:
You can send a Text Message as easy as sending an email...no phone needed!
Emergency-Only Wireless Service:
There are phones that give you access to first responders with NO monthly charges!
Employee Discounts on Wireless:
You can get a hefty discount on cellular based on where you work. We have the list of links and eligibility.
FREE Wireless Service:
This is not a gimmick, there's more than one way to end up paying NOTHING (or
nothing) for your wireless service!
Go Completely Wireless:
You just don't need wires to stay connected. From your home phone to your Internet provider, you can get it all without the leash, even in your trailer down by the river.
Hate Your Carrier But Love Their Network:
Escape (or hide) from your current supplier of wireless service but still use their network infrastructure.
Identify Carrier & Location by Phone Number:
Most cellular numbers can be tracked back to the carrier and the location.
Keep Your Number:
While you don't "own" your wireless number, you can take it with you when you change carriers, wireline or wireless.
LifeLine and LifeLink Plans:
These are programs that provide FREE or discounted cellular service if you receive one of a large number of government-support services.
Mobile Virtual Network Operators.
These "virtual" networks deal with all your customer-related issues, including providing your SIM and phone, but they use another carrier's network.
Not Saving Money on a New Plan?
Do the Math on your wireless plan to make sure you're getting the best deal.
Everything you wanted to know about your wireless phone number and how to change it, hide it, or get one where you want it.
Roaming? Why You Can't Get Your Voice Mail:
Your phone works differently when you're roaming, especially out of the country.
Search the Back Door:
Can't find the inside information you're looking for? Let us help you search for it.
Subsidized Wireless Service:
There are programs for FREE or discounted cellular service if you receive one of a large number of government-support services.
Switch to a New Carrier:
Our how-to guide to changing wireless carriers and how to do it right.
Our discussion page about secrets, deals and information that we have recently discovered.
Back Door Inventory:
What is the Back Door?
Employee Wireless Discounts
Send a Text by Email
Switch Your Carrier
Keep Your Number
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