Friday, February 15, 2013

Enable Typing in Regional Langauge in Gmail

 Google has made it easy to type your mail in your own regional language other than English. You need to just enable Google Input tool in your Gmail Settings

To enable Input Tools in Gmail, follow these steps:
  1. Click the gear icon in the upper right, then select “Settings”.
  2. In the General tab, select the check box next to “Enable input tools” under the “Language” section.
  3. In the “Input Tools” setting dialogue that appears, select the input tool you’d like from the “All input tools” field and click the grey arrow so that it appears in the “Selected input tools” field.
    • You can also double click the input tool to add it to the “Selected input tools” field
    • You can re-order selected input tools by clicking on a tool and clicking on the up/down arrow that appears
  4. Click OK in the setting dialogue
  5. Click Save Changes at the bottom of the General tab
Once you’ve enabled Input Tools, you will see an input tools icon on the left of the gear icon, e.g.


Thursday, February 7, 2013

Get Caller ID for Unkown number across the World: TrueCaller-World wide Phone directory

Truecaller is a global phonebook service which brings all the contact information of the world into your smartphone and online. In addition to its worldwide number lookup service, Truecaller can help you block unwanted calls, keep your phonebook up to date with current information and even map your phonebook with the social networks you use regularly. Truecaller was developed by True Software Scandinavia AB, a privately held company in Stockholm, Sweden founded by Alan Mamedi and Nami Zarringhalam in 2009.

Currently this application is supported on  IPhone, Android, BlackBerry, Symbian and Windows Phone.Apart from mobile applications you visit online at
Visit this site and enter the phone number,ensure that you select correct country in drop down.after entering the detail you will asked to login using YAHOO/GOOGLE/FACEBOOK account just login and get the search result. Here I would like to add to Indian user that for INDIAN phone number this might not work correct for all phone number. for Indian phone number  because  database is all based on crowd-data that means if some one has sync his /her phone number with truecaller then it possible that your number can be finally you can't relay fully on this search result.Suppose someone using this application and he has allowed to sync the phone book with database of True caller then all his phone book will get added to True caller database. Since in India there is no Public mobile phone directory so relevancy of the search number may not be always correct. Some time if someone has added some nick name or wrong name with his friend phone number in his mobile phone book then same it will be get added to true caller database after sync and it will be visible as nick name while searching.

It is supported everywhere in the world.
Truecaller caller id will only be activated on incoming or outgoing calls where the number isn't previously stored on your phonebook. (Some limitations like hidden numbers or smartphone platform restrictions apply)
If the user want to opt out from our database whenever they feel uncomfortable being in our database. They can unlist your number from ou website:
Please remember to add your country code, for instance +46707420478.
Note: This does not affect results presented by partnering whitepages directories. And it may take up to 48 hours before it's removed from their database.

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Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Call155223 to complain about Value added service across all Telecom Operator

Have you ever noticed that your mobile currency balance has been deducted for unwanted service that you have never opted? Now here is solution to get rid of such service and get back your money Telecom consumers can now register complaint about wrongful activation of value added services (VAS) like mobile internet and caller tunes on a new common number, 155223, for all operators. With the help of this service you can know the list of value added service activated on your number.

Telecom operators will have to refund the amount charged for such activation of services if consumers inform about it within 24 hours on this common number.
Subscribers who have been using any value added services beyond 24 hours can also request for deactivation of service on this number. Telecom operator will have to deactivate service within four hours of getting phone call but the customer will not be eligible to claim refund in such cases.

As per the rule, operators will have to take consent of subscribers before activating any VAS and deactivate it without charging for it if no consent is received from them.

TRAI has asked operators to inform their subscribers about the new facility and also publish its details in newspapers.