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Problem with phonenumber from phonelist

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by danielvago, Feb 8, 2011.

  1. danielvago

    danielvago Member
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    I have a problem with one of my contacts. When I go into the dialer, and start writing the letters to this contact, the only choice I have is the contact and the number with my country code in front of his number.

    Only the country code, no "+" or "00", so when I try to call it can't recognise the number.

    When I start to enter the first digits of his number the right number shows to the contact, and I can press and call that.

    I tried to de-link the contact from Facebook, and that worked. But on Facebook he has just entered his number without any country code.

    I have all my contacts linked to Facebook, and this number is the only one I have this problem with.

    I also checked the number in my contact-list, and it shows as that wrong number, with countrycode in front, and when I try to edit it, it only shows me the actual phone number.
     



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  2. EddyOS

    EddyOS Android Expert

    Facebook is the issue, it doesn't store the +

    It's been mentioned a million times on here and other forums
     
  3. danielvago

    danielvago Member
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    Ok I see, is there a way to correct this?
     
  4. EddyOS

    EddyOS Android Expert

    Nope, have to wait for Facebook to change their system
     
  5. danielvago

    danielvago Member
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    I found a handy fix for this, with this app:

    Prefixer: https://market.android.com/details?id=com.tftbelow.prefixer

    You can setup rules for incoming and outgoing calls.

    For example, I'm from Denmark where there are 8 digits in a number.

    I then make a rule that says, when I'm calling a number of exactly 10 digits the prefix "+" will automatically be added to that number.
     
  6. confuzled

    confuzled Lurker

    I get this too with my flatmate. I find that if i call her from a text message it connects fine, even though the number looks the same.
     

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