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Mobile phone safety
Updated 08 January 2002, 15.44
Mobile thefts rise
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Thieves target mobile phones
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How often is a mobile phone stolen in Britain?
A: Every hour
B: Every thirty minutes
C: Every three minutes
What is the name of your handset's unique registration number?
Everyone should write down their handset's registration number, how can you find out what it is?
A: Dial the operator
B: Dial *#06#
C: Dial a pizza
Thieves prefer the latest models, so what do the police advise you to do?
A: Don't upgrade
B: Upgrade to a cheap phone
C: Always get a silver phone so they don't know how old it is
Which of these will keep you phone safer?
A: Keep it fully charged
B: Clean and polish it
C: Customize it
When you are on the street what will make you less of a target for robbery?
A: Switch your phone to vibrate
B: Change your screen colour to green if possible
C: Keep your phone where you can answer it quickly
A stolen phone is less use to thieves if..?
A: The keypad is locked
B: The credits have run out
C: It has a yellow or orange clip on its face
Where is your phone safest?
A: Clipped securely to your belt
B: Hidden where it can't be seen
C: In your hand so you can hide it fast
When on the street with a mobile, what should you never do?
A: Walk and talk on the phone
B: Stop and wait for a bus
C: Go into a shop to take a call
You are threatened with violence by someone who is demanding your phone, what do the police advise you to do?
A: Say you don't have a phone
B: Refuse to hand it over
C: Hand it over, it's only a phone
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