This small hand held device that almost half of the world carries with them is our way of communication and more. Our personal and professional level of communication has changed and enhanced drastically due to cell phones and yet many of us are still in dark regarding how to take proper care of cell phone and increasing its performance. Many don’t realize that cell phone radiates harmful radiations and cause health risks. These harmful effects however, can be controlled by taking simple steps in consideration.
Here are top ten tips on how to enhance Cell phone performance, security and reduce health risks:
1.Restrict Bluetooth Usage
Keeping your Bluetooth switch on is not only unwise when it comes to security purpose but also drain battery charge. It’s not advisable to keep Bluetooth on when you’re not using it.
2. Hold your cell phone at Bottom
Hold your cell phone at the bottom because if your cover your cell phone by your hand then it reduces its ability to send or receive the signal. The phone increases its power to transmit stronger radiation.
3. Turn it off when not in use
If your cell phone is no longer in use for a longer period of time then switch it off. And if you don’t expect calls in the middle of the night then switch it off during night time too when you go to sleep and turn it on in the morning.
4. Keep the keypad locked
Keeping the keypad locked saves you from accidental dialing or blank text messages and loss of credit and battery charge. It is advisable to set your cell phone settings to phone security locking to automatically activate after 5 to 10 minutes, this is good for your security purpose as well.
5. Move to a position where signal strength is strong
If you’re in a cluttered and close area, signal reception can be an issue. Move to a place (like near window) where signal reception is good. Signal reception strength is on display on your cell phone.
6. IMEI Number
There is a unique 15-digit IMEI number in your cell phone, keep a note of it. You can see this IMIE number printed on cell phone battery or can access it by keying *#06#. If your cell phone gets stolen then you can always get it blocked by giving this IMEI number to mobile service provider.
7. Don’t Talk too long
It’s wise to use regular phone for longer talks and use cell phone only when in need. This is because radiation you are exposed to is directly proportional to the time you spend talking on your cell phone.
8. Don’t Use Cell Phone around Hazardous Areas
Do not use cell phone while driving. If its urgent to attend the call then park somewhere safe before answering the call. Avoid using cell phones around hospitals, aircrafts and petrol pumps.
9. Get Genuine Battery
Using cheap counterfeit batteries can be dangerous. Always use genuine batteries manufactured by the phone manufacturer. They last longer and are safe.
10. Follow Mobile Phone Ethics
It’s always good to show consideration to those around you when using your cell phone. Do not speak loudly on cell phones and always turn off your cell phone around public places like seminars, movie theaters and cafes. These are mobile phone ethics that everyone should follow.
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