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    • jamels2
    • By jamels2 15th Aug 19, 4:47 PM
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    Basic phone
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    • 15th Aug 19, 4:47 PM
    Basic phone 15th Aug 19 at 4:47 PM
    Hi can anyone recommend a basic phone for calls and texts? I've had enough of smartphone life!
    Thanks
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    • ididntgetwhereiamtoday
    • By ididntgetwhereiamtoday 15th Aug 19, 5:03 PM
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    • 15th Aug 19, 5:03 PM
    Just turn off the data and wifi and delete the apps. Hey presto a dumb phone.
    I didn't get where i am today by not reading moneysavingexpert.com
    • grumbler
    • By grumbler 15th Aug 19, 7:05 PM
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    • 15th Aug 19, 7:05 PM
    ...Hey presto a dumb phone.
    Originally posted by ididntgetwhereiamtoday
    ... that is still very fragile and needs charging every 2-3 days, not 2 weeks.
    Last edited by grumbler; 15-08-2019 at 8:25 PM.
    We are born naked, wet and hungry...Then things get worse.

    .withdrawal, NOT withdrawel ..bear with me, NOT bare with me
    .definitely, NOT definately ......separate, NOT seperate
    should have, NOT should of
    .....guaranteed, NOT guarenteed
    • DCFC79
    • By DCFC79 15th Aug 19, 7:34 PM
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    • 15th Aug 19, 7:34 PM
    1 of the Nokia phones they released earlier this year., try Carphone Warehouse.



    Whats wrong with smart phones OP ?
    • jamels2
    • By jamels2 15th Aug 19, 9:10 PM
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    • 15th Aug 19, 9:10 PM
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    • 15th Aug 19, 9:10 PM
    Just dislike them , feel like they don't add to my life. Don't like the "always connected" thing when out and about. Prefer simpler life. Worst thing is at a concert and people are filming with their phones.
    • d123
    • By d123 15th Aug 19, 9:32 PM
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    • 15th Aug 19, 9:32 PM
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    • 15th Aug 19, 9:32 PM
    You could always buy a new version Nokia 3310 3G.

    https://www.carphonewarehouse.com/nokia/3310-3g.html#!colour=grey&dealType=pg
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    • Cisco001
    • By Cisco001 16th Aug 19, 8:54 AM
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    • 16th Aug 19, 8:54 AM
    Just dislike them , feel like they don't add to my life. Don't like the "always connected" thing when out and about. Prefer simpler life. Worst thing is at a concert and people are filming with their phones.
    Originally posted by jamels2
    You can turn off wifi and mobile data. uninstall/ disable all the app you don't use.

    Which mobile network you are using?
    • Exemplar
    • By Exemplar 16th Aug 19, 10:49 AM
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    • 16th Aug 19, 10:49 AM
    I'm debating going from iPhone X to Nokia 8110 4G. It has basic functions with a hint of smart.
    'Just because its on the internet don't believe it 100%'. Abraham Lincoln.
    • Farway
    • By Farway 16th Aug 19, 1:29 PM
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    • 16th Aug 19, 1:29 PM
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    • 16th Aug 19, 1:29 PM
    Take your pick from these
    https://www.argos.co.uk/browse/technology/mobile-phones-and-accessories/sim-free-phones/c:30147/


    I've got

    https://www.argos.co.uk/product/5656624


    Dual SIM needed for me as no O2 at my daughter's
    Last edited by Farway; Yesterday at 1:37 PM.
    • DCFC79
    • By DCFC79 16th Aug 19, 7:27 PM
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    Just dislike them , feel like they don't add to my life. Don't like the "always connected" thing when out and about. Prefer simpler life. Worst thing is at a concert and people are filming with their phones.
    Originally posted by jamels2

    When you have bought 1 let us know which you got.
    • ididntgetwhereiamtoday
    • By ididntgetwhereiamtoday 17th Aug 19, 3:48 AM
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    When you have bought 1 let us know which you got.
    Originally posted by DCFC79
    And after 3 weeks of non smartphone life let us know and we'll help you get a new smart phone.
    I didn't get where i am today by not reading moneysavingexpert.com
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