Survival Smartphone - Viable Operations of a Mobile Phone
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Survival Smartphone for SHTF
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A smartphone is a survival tool. During localized emergencies it can relay info to your family using PTT radio apps, navigate to a rally point, get federal alerts or weather updates, and more. However, the abilities of a phone are not limited just because SHTF and internet/cell-coverage is out. Your phone can still use downloaded maps, built-in flashlight, access pre-saved survival textbooks/guides, start a fire with the battery, improvise a compass using magnet and wire from phone components, use camera as binos or range/distance finder, signal using reflective screen, make a fishing lure, and so much more.
Bottom Line Up Up Front (BLUF):
Select a phone and phone provider with the most survival options.
Choose a case for protection & covert storage.
Extend battery life, optimize for SHTF, Faraday protect device.
Equip a micro survival kit to phone.
Familiarize with 20+ phone specific survival abilities.
App Guide, select from tried and tested apps for emergencies.
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Expected Transit Times
All transit times are based on once your order ships.
UPS Ground - 2 to 5 Days
UPS Standard - 5 to 10 Days
USPS First Class - 7 Business Days
USPS Priority - 2 to 3 Business Days
USPS Priority Express - 2 Business Days
USPS Parcel Select - 7 Business Days
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You have 30 calendar days to return an item from the date you received it. To be eligible for a return, your item must be unused and in the same condition in which you received it. Your item must be in the original packaging. Your item must have the receipt or proof of purchase .If you make a purchase for the holidays between October 1st and December 25th we will accept returns for those items up until January 31st of the following year provided that the same requirements above are met - the item is unused, has original packaging returned with it, and has a proof of receipt showing the date of purchase. PLEASE NOTE: The purchaser shall be responsible for paying return shipping costs. Initial shipping fees are nonrefundable. If your return qualifies for a refund you will receive the refund for that item(s) minus a 10% restocking fee.
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