7 Amazing tricks that your Cell Phone can do which you may not be aware of

By now you must be thoroughly irritated at the many articles telling you what your smartphone can do when you’ve known them all along. But!! Stop, pause and read for a moment. You’ll be surprised at the tricks your smartphone can do which you most probably don’t know as yet.


1 Turn your cell phone into a listening device

You can manipulate your phone to become a baby monitor or listening device just like a spy tool. Follow the instructions here.


If you want to test it, place your cell phone in the required location; call it after setting up as instructed. Once it answers, you can listen in on anything.


Turn your cell phone into a listening device

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2 Locking your phone permanently

If you happen to lose your phone or if it gets stolen, the best way to protect your data is to lock it permanently. If there is no chance of retrieving your phone, then call up the cell phone company and ask them to lock your phone using its IMEI special 15 digit number assigned and unique to every phone. To find out your cell phone IMEI code, dial *#6#. If you have an android, you can even lock your phone from Google. You can also inquire here.

Locking your phone permanently

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3 Turning your phone into a microscope

Among the tricks your smart phone can do is act like a microscope. In order to see objects too small for the naked eye, all you need is a small lens and your cell phone. You can make your own DIY microscope that magnifies pictures where you can even watch nuclei of cells. The instructions for doing so are here.

Turning your phone into a microscope

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4 Underwater photos

Not every smartphone is waterproof but in case you do have a smartphone that is waterproof you can easily take underwater photos with it. All you need to do is make a case of polyethylene as instructed here.


5 Setting up Face Unlock

There are many ways to unlock your phone including the latest fingerprint method. But there is one way that most users don’t know about and that is the face method. The face unlocking feature is easier than the conventional methods. Just go to settings-security-tap screen lock- and select the option.


Setting up Face Unlock

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6 Extending the life of your smartphone

It very normal for power cord jacks to collect dust and minute debris which can actually get lodged in your phone during charging. Cleaning your phone regular will make it last longer. Use a syringe full of air and insert the needle into the power jack and inject the air. You can then remove dust from the charging ports. This helps extend the life of your smartphone.


Extending the life of your smartphone

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7 Making holograms

Among the tricks, your smartphone can do, bet you didn’t know this. You can be creative and make a 3D hologram using your phone. Just follow the instructions you see in the video below.



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