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Mobile phones

Post by Trishia » 13 Oct 2017, 14:34

Does anyone know how to remove the back of a Telstra prepaid mobile phone??

I just bought a Basic phone called "Telstra Lite" and the instructions don't tell you how to get the back off the blasted thing, in order to insert the Sim card.

I wish these Telcos would stop thinking we all know how to do these things.
I gave up on a smart phone in disgust, and bought this very basic phone for emergencies only use.
I went into their website, but can't seem to get an illustration.
The so called instructions say, " Insert your simcard, and turn your device on"!!!
HELP PLEASE?

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Post by Buck_naked » 13 Oct 2017, 16:09

there is a PDF for that phone if it is model F327S.
Use the thumb catch on the rear bottom left to open it
http://www.ztemobiles.com.au/downloads/ ... S_Help.pdf

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Post by Trishia » 13 Oct 2017, 19:12

Thank you so much Buck! It is the same model number. I really appreciate your trouble.

Why couldn't Telstra include better instructions?

I will work on it tomorrow, and see if I can work with it.
I will let you know how I go. :text-thankyou:

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Re: Mobile phones

Post by terra » 13 Oct 2017, 19:32

Much of the electronic stuff that we buy these days do not include an instruction manual.
Just a "quick start guide". The last decent camera (Canon) I bought a few years ago had virtually nothing in the way of operating instructions.
I had to download an 86 page file and print it out, then take it to my local bookbinders to make it into a book.
Now I barely touch that camera..... most of my photos are taken with my smart phone.
Which begs the question, (now sit down Buck and behave) ...how many of you actually use a camera these days ?
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Post by Buck_naked » 13 Oct 2017, 19:46

Thems fightin' words.! :lol: :lol: :lol:
But you are right Terra the mobile is taking over, ease of use, and so easy to flick a pic of your cat/dog/cappucino and smashed avocado sandwich to facebook.

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Post by terra » 13 Oct 2017, 22:35

:good_one :yeah_right

My smart phone is a middle-of-the-road Samsung... around the $350 mark. The camera is just adequate for my needs... and it won't win any photo competitions.

By comparison, my daughter has one of those quite expensive high-end phones that produce some bloody fantastic photos. I'm not an expert judge on these matters, but her photos are sometimes worth drooling about.

The only time I use my "real" Canon camera is for sporting events that give me control over zoom, shutter speed and lighting for action shots.
I hate footie but I like trying to take a shot that freezes the action... not too many good results from me yet although I did get some good action shots a few years back watching a polo-cross meeting. Those guys on horse-back crank out some impressive speed and direction changes.
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Post by Perrorist » 14 Oct 2017, 07:30

I have the same issue. Rather than going to get the Canon out of the bag, I just whip out the Galaxy 5 and take a quick snap, like I did yesterday when I realised the orchids were at the end of flowering:

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I relied entirely on the automatic settings and most of the image is in focus. If it was a more interesting composition, I could use Lightroom to enhance it, because the original has sufficient definition to allow that. I've seen some truly remarkable images taken by smartphones used by professionals. In the old days, even box cameras achieved surprising results by people who knew what they were doing.

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Post by terra » 14 Oct 2017, 20:13

Beautiful pic Perry.... and beautiful orchids too ! :twocents-mytwocents:

Look out Buck... :heeheehee
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Re: Mobile phones

Post by Perrorist » 14 Oct 2017, 20:25

Thanks, terra, but I doubt Buck is quaking in his boots.

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Re: Mobile phones

Post by Buck_naked » 15 Oct 2017, 02:44

Orchids are way above my skill level, -ive had a couple on trees for at least 10 years, they have produced nuffin.
My speciality seems to be Lantana and Camphor laurel. :lol: :lol: :lol:

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