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How to Check Your Free Minutes if you are a Vodacom Contract Subscriber

If you are a contract subscriber on the Vodacom network, then checking to see how many free minutes you have is particularly easy thanks to the 111 USSD service Vodacom has in place. To use, dial *111#. From the resulting… Continue Reading →

Samsung Galaxy Ace GT-S5830: How to Get Your Unique IMEI Number

An easy way to retrieve your unique phone serial number, otherwise known as your device’s IMEI number is to open the keypad as if you were going to dial someone, and type in *#06# As you hit that final hash… Continue Reading →

How to Take a Screenshot on a Samsung Galaxy Ace GT-S5830

Usually on an Android smartphone you need to root and install a special app in order to be able to take a screenshot or screen capture if you will. Not so on a Samsung Galaxy Ace GT-S5830 running Android 2.2.1… Continue Reading →

How to Check your Airtime Balance on MTN

If you are on the MTN mobile phone network then it is a pretty simple task to check your remaining airtime if you are a prepaid (or even a contract) customer via their nifty little Balance Enquiry feature.

My Introduction to Android: Galaxy Ace S5830

What, who, how?! I didn’t believe the SMS I received the other day from Vodacom, alerting me to the fact that I could now upgrade. “That’s impossible,” I exclaimed, “there is no way that I’ve had my delightful Samsung Star… Continue Reading →

How to Send a Please Call Me on Cell C

A callback, or rather Please Call Me as it has come to be universally known in South Africa, is a rather nifty concept that allows you to send a free SMS to any other Cell C customer asking them to call you back, usually because you don’t have any money on your phone – or are to cheap to use any of your own precious airtime!

How to Check your Airtime Balance on Cell C

If you are on the Cell C mobile phone network then it is a pretty simple task to check your remaining airtime if you are a prepaid (or even a contract) customer via their nifty little balance enquiry feature.

How to Check your Airtime Balance on Vodacom

If you are on the Vodacom mobile phone network then it is a pretty simple task to check your remaining airtime if you are a prepaid (or even a contract) customer via their nifty little balance enquiry feature.

How to Send a Please Call Me on MTN

A callback, or rather Please Call Me as it has come to be universally known in South Africa, is a rather nifty concept that allows you to send a free SMS to any other MTN customer asking them to call you back, usually because you don’t have any money on your phone – or are to cheap to use any of your own precious airtime!

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