Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
What is abphone?
Abphone is a mobile search engine that focusses exclusively on content that is relevant to mobile users: images, video, games, music, news. It indexes the best multimedia content available, and makes it searchable and accessible on all color mobile phones.
Is it really free?
Yes abphone is a free service.
Note however that your carrier may charge you for web access, depending on your contract.
How can I use abphone?
Open the web browser on your mobile phone and go to the following URL: m.abphone.com
(or fill the form here)
How long does it take to get results?
It only takes a few seconds
The search is very fast. What may take more time is browsing the dozens of stunning results we provide.
How many pages / results will I get?
Typical searches yield tens to hundreds of results.
What is important is that the best results are shown first. Try abphone and you will see that this is the case on our search engine.
How can I be sure to get the best content?
Abphone partners with major content publishers to make sure the best content is indexed and available for you.
Does abphone own / host the content?
No, abphone is a search engine. It merely indexes content that is available on the web and elsewhere, and helps mobile users find / access it.
Why can't I get abphone on my mobile phone?
Please check you are trying the right URL: m.abphone.com
If it really does not work, it may be that your mobile phone is not supported yet. In that case, please send us a message and tell us what country you are in and the brand and model of your mobile phone. Use the form here.
Can I download the results of my search?
Of course, as long as the content you download is not subject to copyrights. You should inquire about copyrights for different content by contacting the webmaster of the site of provenance of the content, which is clearly indicated on the abphone results pages.
Can I use abphone on my computer ?
Yes. Abphone is mainly a mobile search service, designed for mobile, but you can test it on your computer too, using this URL: http://m.abphone.com/?narrow=1
I've lost my abphone password
Send us your cellphone number and your login, using the contact page. We must receive both to in order to send you your password.
I found an annoying bug on abphone, how can I get less trouble about it?
Please contact us to inform us of any bug you find on abphone, and we will get back to you as soon as possible. When you contact us, please make sure that you:
- Tell us what brand and model of phone you are using
- Tell us what country you are in, and who your operator (carrier) is
- Detail the sequence of actions that led to the problem (e.g., "I searched for images of Madonna, got to the results pages, clicked on the third image and got an error message on the screen")
In what languages is abphone available?
Deutsch, English, Español, Français, Italiano, Nederlands and Portuguese.
Note however that our technical support team can only reply to messages written in English or French.