Contacts Phone Display

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Ted Myers
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Contacts Phone Display

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Hello, I use Gmail to store my contacts email addresses and phone numbers. Mobile + Landlines are eleven characters long. If I input a landline or mobile number both leading 0's get changed to +44
If it wasn't for bad luck I'd have NO luck at all.
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Are you making an observation or asking a question?
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+44 is the international code for the UK, so (assuming you are based in the UK) this change means that your phone book will work while you are roaming to other countries - as well as when you are at home. I have always stored all my numbers in that format
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Re: Contacts Phone Display

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StuartR wrote:
14 Dec 2021, 09:57
+44 is the international code for the UK...
My reading of the original post:
Ted Myers wrote:
14 Dec 2021, 00:49
If I input a landline or mobile number both leading 0's get changed to +44
was that Ted may be putting in (e.g.) "0044 1234 567891" and it was being changed to "+44 1234 567891", but I really don't know...
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:shrug:

0044 is UK specific
+44 is international
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Thanks all, just checked my contacts in my newish smartphone and all looks as I normally see them.
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