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Recently got a new phone . Apart from selling it to fund something i probably don't need, I am looking for creative ways to re-purpose my old Huawei P10 Plus. 6GB RAM 128GB ROM. Literally any suggestions would be appreciated.
 

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Torque Pro + ELM327 + track recorder and you've got yourself a very fancy dashcam. I just haven't done it because I fully expect someone to smash my windscreen to get the phone.
 

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I set up my old phone, with some monitor apps for my baby.

Got a prepaid sim with some data, attached it to the carry cot. Now I don't have to move the actual baby monitor each time we go out to friends or family.

Also used the phone for ambient sounds for my baby rain etc., will be used as an additional nanny cam as well.

Edit: While you might not have a baby, basically suggesting it as a smartcam like Noah Noah suggests with dashcams.
 
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Torque Pro + ELM327 + track recorder and you've got yourself a very fancy dashcam. I just haven't done it because I fully expect someone to smash my windscreen to get the phone.
Knowing my lazy ass, I would leave it in the car and end up having to replace a window and/or more.

I set up my old phone, with some monitor apps for my baby.

Got a prepaid sim with some data, attached it to the carry cot. Now I don't have to move the actual baby monitor each time we go out to friends or family.

Also used the phone for ambient sounds for my baby rain etc., will be used as an additional nanny cam as well.

Edit: While you might not have a baby, basically suggesting it as a smartcam like Noah Noah suggests with dashcams.
I have a 3 year old. Might look into ambient sound / kiddie music player. Or even turn it into a google home-ish setup.
 

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Knowing my lazy ass, I would leave it in the car and end up having to replace a window and/or more.



I have a 3 year old. Might look into ambient sound / kiddie music player. Or even turn it into a google home-ish setup.
If you have spotify you can set that up as well. You can control which device should be used for playback. Spotify has shorts stories and kids music that we are using during the day.
 

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Stupidly overly functional TV remote? (The P10 Plus has an IR Blaster making it uniquely qualified for this task even if horrendously overqualified)
 

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Stupidly overly functional TV remote? (The P10 Plus has an IR Blaster making it uniquely qualified for this task even if horrendously overqualified)
I already use most of the phones in my house for this purpose. Quite handy some times. Nice to think that "My tv remote has more ram than your average PC"
 
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Recently got a new phone . Apart from selling it to fund something i probably don't need, I am looking for creative ways to re-purpose my old Huawei P10 Plus. 6GB RAM 128GB ROM. Literally any suggestions would be appreciated.
The longer you keep that phone, the more money you will lose.

Sell it and put the money into savings or pay off a credit card.

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