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  1. Well, now THAT's Encouraging, Loboheeler: An...

    Well, now THAT's Encouraging, Loboheeler:
    An Apple device doesn't have the Android OS on it, and some Google apps can work on it?
    Might there be some thinking-outside-the-box way, to make KaiOS...
  2. Thanks for the reply, Tad. This device has a...

    Thanks for the reply, Tad.

    This device has a different OS. So, now the question becomes:
    How can Google find a device that doesn't have the Android OS on it?

    Thanks
  3. How to add a "dumb" phone to my Google account?

    I Sure Hope there IS some way to do this,
    with an Alcatel 40440 dumb flip-phone, which is only about two years old.
    It is not an Android device; the OS is KaiOS version 1.0.
    It was on an AT&T...
  4. Zapjb, HOW will Google find a car? OR a phone...

    Zapjb, HOW will Google find a car? OR a phone that doesn't have a phone number?
    Without a SIM card, the phone doesn't even have a phone number. . . correct?

    Maybe that's the same question that...
  5. Yes, Zapjb, there are "givens": Google Find is...

    Yes, Zapjb, there are "givens": Google Find is free, and there's an otherwise unused cell phone kept in the car.
    Sorry, I simply don't understand: why did you mention that Google Find is free?
    ...
  6. Zapjb, of course it is. I understand the Google...

    Zapjb, of course it is. I understand the Google FIND function is free.
    But you must have a cell phone IN the stolen vehicle.
    THAT is the whole idea here.
  7. Crap. Nobody likes the idea? Ah, well. . . I...

    Crap. Nobody likes the idea?
    Ah, well. . . I thought it was Good.

    Or, are you thinking there's some reason why it Won't work?
  8. Wow, DRNewcomb, I just read thru...

    Wow, DRNewcomb, I just read thru https://termux.com/ and That is all Seriously GREEK to me.
    AND, it mentions Android, but it doesn't mention iOS. I need the app to work on Both systems.

    I'm...
  9. Veriztd, I found the XDA developers website. ...

    Veriztd, I found the XDA developers website.
    Darn. Those people deal only with Android. I want this thing to also work on iPhones.
    Thanks, anyway.
    Mark51
  10. The million-dollar idea is sorta' related to...

    The million-dollar idea is sorta' related to another post that I just put out here:
    https://www.howardforums.com/showthread.php/1915598-BRILLIANT-!-Use-an-old-cell-phone-as-a-vehicle-GPS-tracker
  11. BRILLIANT !: Use an old cell phone as a vehicle GPS tracker.

    Yo, people, is this a Brilliant idea, Or What !?
    Use an old cell phone as a vehicle GPS tracker. Most of us have a few of them laying about.
    For if your car ever gets stolen, Google will find your...
  12. No, No, No ! I don't want to do Anything illegal...

    No, No, No ! I don't want to do Anything illegal !
    This is for a million-dollar business idea.
    I'm now trying to determine how to word the question, without giving away the secret plan.
    More to...
  13. Can I send a special signal to a cell phone?

    How can I send a signal to a cell phone (Android or iPhone)?
    I want the cell phone to execute a function in a certain installed app.
    I know the cell phone's phone number, and the special app is...
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    Well, yes, MrCamp, under Settings > System >...

    Well, yes, MrCamp, under Settings > System > About phone > there is a Phone name (moto e5 play) but I see no way to edit that.
    I'm guessing somebody would need to jury-rig a fix to the firmware. ...
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    How can I Rename my phone?

    My lady friend and I both own Moto E5 Play phones.
    I want to Pair both phones to the car bluetooth system,
    but I want the phones to have different names.
    Instead of Both phones being called "Moto...
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    How to download from the internal memory?

    I moved from a Moto E4 to a Moto E5 Play.
    Swapped the Sim and Micro-SD cards.
    Old MESSAGES app data is still on the old E4.
    How can I download that data from internal memory to my PC?
    I connected...
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    Well, you people have given a Lot of terrific...

    Well, you people have given a Lot of terrific information there. Thanks Very Much.
    Just to let you know, my friend has apparently changed his expectations.
    He'll probably use the phone more than...
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    Suggestions, for MINIMAL usage, please.

    A friend wants to get a cell phone, for MINIMAL usage.
    Maybe two calls per month. Really. And almost zero texts, almost zero data.
    What (prepaid?) options are available? Payable per call minute?...
  19. My Talkatone number (ported in from Ringto) was...

    My Talkatone number (ported in from Ringto) was receiving an average of one call per day,
    callers leaving a voicemail. Making no outgoing calls at all.
    Talkatone shut down my account, because of...
  20. Thanks for the reply, Boz, but that's not as...

    Thanks for the reply, Boz, but that's not as definitive as I'd feel comfortable with.
    And Talkatone still hasn't yet replied. They're probably Very busy with Ringto ports.
    Waitaminute... it says...
  21. RingTo shutting down, and Talkatone REQUIRES a device !?

    The current Ringto service ONLY forwards incoming Voicemails to my email.
    And That's All I Want it to do.
    THERE IS NO PHONE... No Physical Device... Only A Phone NUMBER.
    Talkatone says that...
  22. Thanks for that reply, Music. The current box...

    Thanks for that reply, Music.
    The current box has no ethernet connection. I'll ask Dish.
    Thanks for the idea.

    and I was typing this as MathFaster was typing his reply.
  23. How to get around the Dish TV network / Landline requirement?

    Hello, people,
    The Dish TV network apparently requires a Landline connection.
    We have a rarely used Cox Landline, costing $30 / month.
    We want to port the Landline to some free/cheap service, like...
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    Wow. There's a thread on dslreports.com that is...

    Wow. There's a thread on dslreports.com that is discussing this RingTo dimemma.
    Reading thru the 6 pages, there are Many more options available...
    I certainly haven't yet studied them all, but you...
  25. Darn... you're probably correct, kencrudup. ...

    Darn... you're probably correct, kencrudup. They just don't want to bother.
    My desire is not to create a hassle... I hadn't thought about it in that light.
    Rather, I just like to retain records...
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