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The Best Mobile Phone Websites- No Smartphone Required

Updated on April 3, 2011

"Regular" Mobile Phones Want a Piece of the Pie

What?

No Iphone!

No Android!

No Blackberry!

You can still enjoy the mobile web with a "regular" non-smartphone.

This hub points to some of my favorite mobile websites. Most website images use Opera Mini 5.

Don't have Opera Mini?

All of these websites should work on native phone browsers as well.

m.ebuddy.com

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Ebuddy Web App

  • No downloads required.
  • One buddy list for all your networks.
  • Networks include MSN, Yahoo!, AIM, ICQ, Google Talk, and Facebook Chat
  • There are also Java, Android, and Iphone apps that can be installed if you have a compatible phone. 
  • Web app works seamlessly within your web browser installed on the phone. 

m.google.com

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Google

  • This is number one!
  • "One Stop Shop" interface
  • I especially like the addition of "Google Voice"

mobile.live.com

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Windows Live

  • This is NEW!
  • "One Stop Shop" interface
  • Easy access to Hotmail
  • Easy upload of photos to online albums 


m.mobilinks.com

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Mobi Links Directory

  • Searchable directory of mobile sites
  • Ability to create accounts to mark favorites
  • Rate sites
  • Easy to read and well organized interface


m.zoho.com

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Zoho Mobile Suite

  • Generally "nifty"
  • This does a good "mobile" job of making up for the lack of document support in Google and Windows Live
  • Create basic documents
  • View your presentation files in the Zoho viewer
  • Much much more 

m.yahoo.com

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Yahoo

  • "One Stop Shop"
  • Quick access to Flickr and Yahoo Mail
  • Nice interface with customizable "Favorites" menu

m.filesanywhere.com

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Files Anywhere

  • Awesome and Free file storage 
  • Mobile interface as well as a standard browser webapp interface
  • Useful for uploading pictures or downloading ringtones

Ping.fm

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Ping.fm

  • Manage all your social networks from one mobile website
  • Upload images, status messages, and micro blogs
  • Dozens of social networks supported

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      Noorullah sirkikhail 

      6 years ago

      I want my image upload google image plz help

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      martyb 

      6 years ago

      is there any way to get movies saved on a non smartphone or a micro SD card that will play on the phone? I have a Samsung flight 2

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      miss.maria 

      7 years ago

      Hi Dana. Is there a way to access my Outlook email on my LG rumor touch vm510? I don't care about calendars and contact lists and all that stuff - just want to be able to access my email and can't figure out how?! Thanks!

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      Deanna 

      7 years ago

      I downloaded bolt browser and it installed but said cant reform request when trying to use it. Any clue ?

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      Juliana 

      7 years ago

      My suggestion is Gune

      http://handycase.com/gune/

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      Peggy Woods 

      7 years ago from Houston, Texas

      You have offered a lot of information all in this one hub for those who might be interested. Technologically speaking, we are still crawling out of our caves after drawing some neat petroglyphs. Haha!

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      cherokeeRyda 

      7 years ago

      yeah Ive been coming to terms with that message thing..its a lot gettin the phone to do what u want..but when you're done,,its worth it..My games have been hit and miss but im addicted to the tower bloxx game on umnet.com,,they have some nice stuff,,most don't work for me,,but those that do--i am enjoying..Ive tried the you tube hub too,,but no luck...that site just isn't co-operating with my phone..

    • danatheteacher profile imageAUTHOR

      Dana Rock 

      7 years ago from Pacific Northwest

      @CherokeeRyda, Thanks for the feedback!

      Flash Player=There is no flash player. Phones are sort of the last Flash frontier, per se.

      Message Tones: Really good question! It looks like the answer is no. You can have different rings per contact, but it does not let you assign separate message tones. You only get one default message tone, unfortunately.

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      cherokeeRyda 

      7 years ago

      Hey Dana,,i wanted to thank u for all your help..I love this phone now,thanks 2 you..but i do have a question...Is there a way to update the flash player in this phone..One more,,can you have a message tone for each contact like other phones? I don't know how you do it--but I am grateful...thx Dana...

    • danatheteacher profile imageAUTHOR

      Dana Rock 

      7 years ago from Pacific Northwest

      @Tania, I have not figured out a way yet, but I also have not really been working on it. I'll check in to it!

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      Tania 

      7 years ago

      Hey Dana, I was wondering if you have yet figured out how to change the theme of the Rumor Touch for Virgin Mobile. I have this exact phoe, and i would look so much nicer if we were ale to chng the interface of the phone... Don't you think? Please get back to me. Tati893@hotmail.com. Thanks!

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      Dalain 

      8 years ago

      Thanks for the review! We also have an awesome iPhone and Android app, give them a try ;)

      Thanks again,

      Dalain

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      SteveoMc 

      8 years ago from Pacific NorthWest

      Wow Dana, how do you know all of this junk? You amazing freak!

    • danatheteacher profile imageAUTHOR

      Dana Rock 

      8 years ago from Pacific Northwest

      Feel free to share any sites that you particularly enjoy!!

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