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If you’re at least 30, you probably remember a time when phones didn’t need to be plugged into electrical outlets. You just plugged them into the phone line and they worked–even when the power was out. That’s because phone companies send a little bit of power through the landlines, and they have backup generators that enable them to do this whether or not the power is on. That means it’s possible to get a little bit of power from landlines even during blackouts.
Now remember, you won’t get very much power from a phone line, but you could at least get enough to charge your cell phone or another small device. If you want to try this, watch the video below to learn how, or read the step by step instructions.
You can watch the full video below.