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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by smithey253, Jun 11, 2010.

  1. smithey253

    smithey253 Member
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    When I synced my phone's contacts with my facebook contacts, I saw that some of the numbers had the +44 prefix. This didn't seem like a problem until I tried to dial a contact's number that was taken from Facebook.

    When it dials it just plays a long beeping tone and won't connect to the contact. I can text the contact fine but not ring.

    Also, I can not change the number in my phone as it is from Facebook.

    Does anyone have a way to solve this issue?
     

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  2. nx1977

    nx1977 Well-Known Member
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    Facebook has them as 447 rather than +447 which is your problem ;)
     
  3. smithey253

    smithey253 Member
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    How would I solve this problem then?
     
  4. kboya

    kboya Well-Known Member
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    add their number (either as 0 or +44) to your phonebook as another mobile, then make it the primary number
     
  5. Chemical Al

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    there must be an easier way, thats a lot of number crunching to alter all my contacts :(
     
  6. Raggy

    Raggy Well-Known Member
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    Only other way is to get your facebook friends to enter the number correctly, it does work as I had same problems
     
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