Pay Attention to This when Buying a Used Cellphone
Used cell phones often become an alternative for those of you who want an affordable cell phone. In choosing a used cell phone, of course, don’t be careless
Used cell phones often become an alternative for those of you who want an affordable cell phone. In choosing a used cell phone, of course, don’t be careless.
There are several things to consider. When you decide to buy a used cell phone, there are a few tips for you. The following tips, as released from the CBC page , Thursday (2/20/2020).
When going to buy a used cell phone, you should check the market price for the targeted cell phone. By knowing the estimated average market price, potential buyers can bargain.
Search Cellphones at Trusted Sources
When buying a used cell phone, look for it from a trusted source to minimize the risk of damage.
Physical Phone Check
When going to buy a used cell phone, recheck the screen to the cellphone battery. Some components of the used cellphone might be damaged.
Pay attention to the warranty
Not only new phones that have a warranty, there are also used phones that still have a warranty. This is possible if the first owner sells a cell phone after using it for several months.
You must check the authenticity of the smartphone with the IMEI number. How to check IMEI is very easy, you can press # 06 # & check.
Use SIM Card for lifetime in Non-PTA Phone (iPhone & Android)
Any SIM can be used for at least 3 months in any non-PTA approved phone, however, after 3 months PTA blocks the phone for SIM usage until you pay PTA phone tax. In this post, we have listed methods to use SIM card for lifetime in iPhone or Android which is still non-PTA approved.
#1 – Use SCOM SIM card
Easiest way to keep using your non-PTA approved phone is using SCOM SIM. SCOM is a GSM network usually available in Skardu, Gilgit, and nearby regions. If you have that SIM card, you can use it anywhere.
You can buy it online or find it from SCOM franchises.
#2 – Use IKOS SIM device for ANY SIM card
IKOS SIM devices are used to convert a single SIM card slot phone into a dual SIM phone, allowing the user to use two different SIM cards at the same time.
You can connect it with Bluetooth. The good thing is: it is readily available in the market such as OLX, Daraz, or local retailers.
#3 SIMore Dual SIM Card Adapter
This is a dual SIM card adapter that allows users to use two SIM cards in a single SIM card slot phone. It is compatible with a wide range of phones and supports 4G/LTE data speeds.
#4 Magicsim Dual SIM Adapter
This is another dual SIM adapter that can be used to convert a single SIM card slot phone into a dual SIM phone. It is compatible with a wide range of phones and supports 4G/LTE data speeds.
#5 GOSIM International SIM Card
This is a SIM card that allows users to use multiple phone numbers on a single SIM card. It provides coverage in over 200 countries and supports data, voice, and SMS services.
#6 Daul Sim Standby Adapter
This is a dual SIM adapter that can be used with phones that have a removable battery. It allows users to use two SIM cards in a single SIM card slot phone and supports 4G/LTE data speeds.
It’s important to note that the compatibility of these alternatives may vary depending on the phone model and manufacturer. Before purchasing an alternative to the IKOS SIM device, it’s recommended to check the compatibility and features of the device to ensure that it meets your needs.
Stop Background Mobile Data Usage in Free Modes
There are a number of free mobile data usage offers by mobile networks. Social mobile app like Facebook also offers free Facebook basics which requires no mobile data usage. This is great but, your mobile data still be in used in background and you get charged for it.
There are multiple reasons of background mobile data usage. Following are the common reasons behind background mobile data usage:-
- Some mobile apps download their updates in background.
- You might have allowed some apps to auto-sync data e-g: Gmail or similar apps.
- You might forget to disable mobile data after using it in mobile browser and some websites keep refreshing their data in background.
To ensure that your mobile data is not being used in background, follow these steps to turn of background mobile data:-
- Go to your mobile ‘Settings’.
- Locate ‘Wireless Networks’ or similar option. Tap it.
- Locate ‘Data Usage’ setting option. Tap it.
- Tap on menu icon or slide for menu options under Data Usage.
- Check the setting option ‘Restrict Background Data’.
- Uncheck the setting option ‘Auto-Sync Data’.
- Save setting or it may be automatically saved.
This ensures that no mobile app will be able to use your mobile data in background prior to your permission.
Did you face any other issue with background mobile data usage? Please share it in comments to help everyone.
Read Deleted Messages for Everyone on WhatsApp without 3rd Party Apps
Read WhatsApp deleted messages by others on your smartphone without using and paying to 3rd party apps.
Many of us delete messages from WhatsApp quickly after sending them. Our embarrassing or over headed messages are deleted by us for everyone. In reality, they can be seen easily on your smartphones.
Permanently deleted messages from WhatsApp are not deleted from your mobile actually. Yes, its true.
Those who still don’t know about this feature, read next few lines.
‘Delete for Everyone’ option is available to Android, iOS, and Windows smartphone users. Once a message is sent, it can be deleted from your chat or we can hide it from our side, it could also be deleted for everyone i-e both from the sender’s chat and the reader’s one, and from server.
Once the message is deleted for everyone, the deleted message is replaced with a deletion note i-e This message was deleted. This note appears on both sides. This feature is same for groups and individual chat logs.
Instead of reading those deleted WhatsApp messages using 3rd party apps which involved a serious security risk, try our hack which is yet working like a charm.
The WhatsApp backup feature can help you read deleted messages.
Set the time of backing up your WhatsApp messages. Normally, it is 2 AM. You can set it to weekly, monthly, or even daily. All your messages are backed up at that specific time. Now if the chatter deletes any message for everyone or permanently then, you can do any of the following tricks.
- Uninstall WhatsApp, resinstall it, restore the backup once you get popup to recover or restore backup. All messages even those which were deleted will be recovered in your chats. Yes. They weren’t deleted from your backup actually.
- Those who are pro can make use of WhatsApp back up file without uninstalling WhatsApp.
A serious note
Don’t use 3rd party apps to see hidden messages or for any spying purpose. Actually, you’re allowing them to spy you even after you uninstall them. They can read your confidential chats, messages, call histories, read contacts, email, and much more. They can even use your camera without showing it to you.
Share with us any other trick that you know which can be used to read deleted WhatsApp messages. Mention its pros and cons for others as well in comments.
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