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  1. #1
    Derek
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    I have a Nokia cell phone. In short, I've lost it. Is it possible to turn
    a cell phone on remotely ? Is there no code you can use to turn on your
    cell phone so that you can call it. If not, why hasn't that been invented
    yet ?

    reply to group only.

    Thank you.







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  2. #2
    John C. Rymer
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    Re: Remotely turning on phone


    "Derek" <derek3xxxx@rogers.com> wrote in message
    newsTg6b.1777$mk1.1281@news02.bloor.is.net.cable.rogers.com...
    > I have a Nokia cell phone. In short, I've lost it. Is it possible to

    turn
    > a cell phone on remotely ? Is there no code you can use to turn on your
    > cell phone so that you can call it.


    No.

    > If not, why hasn't that been invented
    > yet ?


    Why would anyone want to? Imagine people in planes who have their phones off
    but some bugger remotly turns them on!


    --
    John C. Rymer
    www.UnlockingIreland.com
    UK, Ireland and worldwide phone unlocking.





  3. #3
    David W.E. Roberts
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    Re: Remotely turning on phone


    "Derek" <derek3xxxx@rogers.com> wrote in message
    newsTg6b.1777$mk1.1281@news02.bloor.is.net.cable.rogers.com...
    > I have a Nokia cell phone. In short, I've lost it. Is it possible to

    turn
    > a cell phone on remotely ? Is there no code you can use to turn on your
    > cell phone so that you can call it. If not, why hasn't that been invented
    > yet ?


    err....if the phone is turned off then how will it receive the command?
    It will have to be on and connected to a mobile network before you can
    contact it.
    This would be a pretty dumb new feature for several reasons:
    (1) There are places where mobile phones need to be off for safety reasons
    (2) This will drain the battery - effectively you can never turn your phone
    off
    (3) This will overload the cellphone network if every single handset is on
    all the time and connected to at least one cell.

    A better feature would be for mobile networks to locate lost/stolen phones
    for you once they are turned on by someone else.
    The technology exists, and the location of the phone can be pimpointed by
    cell triangulation.
    If it is powered off and nobody has found it, then live with it.
    Consider phone insurance coupled with data backup as a more workable
    solution.

    HTH
    Dave R





  4. #4
    Darragh Rogan
    Guest

    Re: Remotely turning on phone

    "John C. Rymer" <unlockingireland@spamcop.net> wrote in
    news:12i6b.30644$pK2.50130@news.indigo.ie:

    >
    > "Derek" <derek3xxxx@rogers.com> wrote in message
    > newsTg6b.1777$mk1.1281@news02.bloor.is.net.cable.rogers.com...
    >> I have a Nokia cell phone. In short, I've lost it. Is it possible
    >> to

    > turn
    >> a cell phone on remotely ? Is there no code you can use to turn on
    >> your cell phone so that you can call it.

    >
    > No.
    >
    >> If not, why hasn't that been invented
    >> yet ?

    >
    > Why would anyone want to? Imagine people in planes who have their
    > phones off but some bugger remotly turns them on!
    >
    >


    because there's mobile coverage at 30,000 feet...

    Darragh



  5. #5
    Ddevil
    Guest

    Re: Remotely turning on phone

    You'd be surprised, i bet nokia will bring out a new phone, just for that
    purpose!!!

    "Darragh Rogan" <darraghrogan@eircom.net> wrote in message
    news:Xns93EF66C1DA1E9darraghroganeircomne@194.145.128.34...
    > "John C. Rymer" <unlockingireland@spamcop.net> wrote in
    > news:12i6b.30644$pK2.50130@news.indigo.ie:
    >
    > >
    > > "Derek" <derek3xxxx@rogers.com> wrote in message
    > > newsTg6b.1777$mk1.1281@news02.bloor.is.net.cable.rogers.com...
    > >> I have a Nokia cell phone. In short, I've lost it. Is it possible
    > >> to

    > > turn
    > >> a cell phone on remotely ? Is there no code you can use to turn on
    > >> your cell phone so that you can call it.

    > >
    > > No.
    > >
    > >> If not, why hasn't that been invented
    > >> yet ?

    > >
    > > Why would anyone want to? Imagine people in planes who have their
    > > phones off but some bugger remotly turns them on!
    > >
    > >

    >
    > because there's mobile coverage at 30,000 feet...
    >
    > Darragh






  6. #6
    Darragh Rogan
    Guest

    Re: Remotely turning on phone

    "Ddevil" <go****@yourself.com> wrote in news:bjesqs$e8c$1
    @newsg3.svr.pol.co.uk:

    > You'd be surprised, i bet nokia will bring out a new phone, just for that
    > purpose!!!
    >
    > "Darragh Rogan" <darraghrogan@eircom.net> wrote in message
    > news:Xns93EF66C1DA1E9darraghroganeircomne@194.145.128.34...
    >> "John C. Rymer" <unlockingireland@spamcop.net> wrote in
    >> news:12i6b.30644$pK2.50130@news.indigo.ie:
    >>
    >> >
    >> > "Derek" <derek3xxxx@rogers.com> wrote in message
    >> > newsTg6b.1777$mk1.1281@news02.bloor.is.net.cable.rogers.com...
    >> >> I have a Nokia cell phone. In short, I've lost it. Is it possible
    >> >> to
    >> > turn
    >> >> a cell phone on remotely ? Is there no code you can use to turn on
    >> >> your cell phone so that you can call it.
    >> >
    >> > No.
    >> >
    >> >> If not, why hasn't that been invented
    >> >> yet ?
    >> >
    >> > Why would anyone want to? Imagine people in planes who have their
    >> > phones off but some bugger remotly turns them on!
    >> >
    >> >

    >>
    >> because there's mobile coverage at 30,000 feet...
    >>
    >> Darragh

    >
    >
    >


    satelite phones it is!

    Darragh



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