CBD top17
The Cellular Back Door
Home Alternative Networks Prefix Voice Mail Access Email-to-Text Employee Discounts
Cellular Back Door Secrets & Short Cuts
Great ideas you won't get from your wireless carrier


FORGOT YOUR PHONE? WHAT TO DO

With any other phone, you can at least check your Voice Mail. You do know the procedure for checking your Voice Mail from another phone, right? Depending on the degree of customer service your carrier provides (some have none), you can call your wireless carrier and ask them to temporarily forward your calls to a number that will be convenient to you. This is the time to take advantage of your glove box phone*, your office phone, or the phone of a person you will be spending some time with. Then, when you are reunited with your own phone, you can cancel Call Forwarding yourself. Store the cancel code in your phone book so you won't need to look it up.

*You don't have a Glove Box Phone?  It's cheap, it's easy and it's a life saver when you forget your regular phone.

FORGOT YOUR BATTERY CHARGER WHILE TRAVELING? ASK YOUR HOTEL!

Cell phone chargers are the number one item left behind in hotel rooms. Most hotels are willing to lend or give you cords and chargers from their lost and found. If you have the charging cable but not the charger, you can plug that cable into a computer. Once, we plugged that cable into the USB output to the cable box in a hotel room. Also look for desk lamps or wall outlets with USB ports in the room. No luck? Cables, and sometimes chargers, are available for a reasonable charge in convenience stores, drug stores, gas stations and truck stops.

More Wireless Secrets and Short Cuts