Useful codes, tricks and shortcuts for your E71 and E71x – Part 2 — e71tricks — Nokia E71

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Useful codes, tricks and shortcuts for your E71 and E71x – Part 2

Read Part 1 of the post here.

Some more codes and tricks are

  • Copy and Paste

    Lot of users of E71 face this challenge. To select the text press the shift key and use the  arrow keys to select the text. Once the text is selected, press the shift key (if you released it) and press the left selection key to copy the text. Now go to the application where you want to paste the text. Again press the shift key and press the right selection key and the text would be pasted.
  • Taskmanager

    Press the home key (long press till you see the desired action on the screen) to bring up the task manager and it will list all the running applications. You can shut off running applications to free up locked memory.
    Keys for Nokia E71
  • SMS and MMS delete shortcut

    Use the backspace key to delete SMS and MMS while reading them.
  • Quick search on contacts while writing SMS

    To insert the phone number of a contact while writing a SMS take the cursor to the “to” box and then press the center button of the navigation (“Navi Key”) and the address book would come up where you can select the recipients of your message.
  • Page Scrolling

    You can scroll a page up or down by using the control button + the up button to scroll up. For scrolling down press the control button (Ctrl) + down.

  • IMEI number (unique identification number)

    To get the IMEI of your phone press *#06#

  • Software version of your phone

    To know the software version being used on your phone press *#0000#

  • Wireless MAC address

    To know the MAC address of your phone (for Wi-Fi) press *#62209526#.

Please let me know if these tricks are useful or not. Depending upon the response I will post some more tricks and tips for the E71 and E71x

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6 comments:

Ian McDonald said...

Absolutely love these tricks and tweeting them to our users.

Ian McDonald
Head of IT, Symbian Foundation

Alejandro said...

thanks man!, keep posting!!

Ulrich said...

great tips, simple and very helpful

Pali Madra said...

Thank you Ian and Ulrich for the comments.

Please share the tips you have for E71 or E71x users.

Unknown said...

if you must hard reset your e71 and want to save your data do this, save all your .sis and other data to your sd card. Including your certificate, key, and freesigner.sis for signing helloox2. Remove the sd card b4 you input the hard reset code. Now input the code and the phone will shutdown. Reinsert the sd card and start up the phone. Thats it. All your data you saved will still be on your sd card as you left it. Reinstall your desired programs after freesigner and helloox2, and your back in business. Enjoy.ave all your .sis and other data to your sd card. Including your certificate, key, and freesigner.sis for signing helloox2. Remove the sd card b4 you input the hard reset code. Now input the code and the phone will shutdown. Reinsert the sd card and start up the phone. Thats it. All your data you saved will still be on your sd card as you left it. Reinstall your desired programs after freesigner and helloox2, and your back in business. Enjoy.

Pali Madra said...

Thanks Anonymous,

for the details on how to save the data and applications on your phone before you do a hard reset of the phone.

Answers like these make blogging useful as you get to learn a lot.

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