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Safety Tips For Mobile Phone Users

  • Always use your phone's security lock code, if it has one.

  • Disable Bluetooth, if not in use. Never accept files from strangers.

  • Install Anti-virus Software.

  • Record details of your electronic serial number (ESN) of your CDMA phone.

  • Consider separate Insurance.

  • GSM Phones have a unique IMEI number. Key in *#06# to find yours, record it, and keep it safe.

  • Properly mark your phone with your postcode and House No. to help police identify stolen ones.

  • Enable the PIN Code on the handset.

  • Only unlock the phone when you need to use it.

  • Never buy a phone unless you know the seller is the owner; can they produce the original packaging or a receipt?

  • Don't give your mobile phone to strangers on the pretext of emergency situation. They may slip away with your mobile handset.

  • Report a lost or stolen phone to the police immediately and insist for an acknowledgment.

  • Inform your Service Provider if your phone is stolen or lost.

  • Don't leave your mobile unattended.

  • Subscribe to a Mobile Tracking Service available in the Mobile Market(If it is supported on your handset).

  • Extra vigilance can produce results. You are less likely to become a victim if you are aware of your surroundings.

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