Gmail Contacts/Phone Numbers

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Hello, I normally save my phone numbers with a space after the first five numbers, then add the other six for landline & mobile. I always thought they should be used without a space. I now know they work with or without a space. Is there any info on how they should be used, and does it make any difference?
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In my experience spaces, hyphens and parentheses in phone numbers are usually ignored, so it shouldn't matter.
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Hi Hans, just tried to manually input a phone number on my mobile (non smart) to input my smartphone number with a space but it refused to let me. So my non smartphone numbers are spaceless, all numbers on my smartphone have spaces.
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So your smartphone is smarter than your non-smartphone.
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Yes and no, I can pick a date & time for a reminder to give an audible ring with what the reminder was set for on my non smartphone. Or I haven't found how to on smartphone.
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Your smartphone should have a Calendar application. This lets you set reminders.
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Smartphone syncs with my Google account, so I use the calendar to set my dated timer reminders. Sadly it only beeps once, so is easily missed.
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On my Android, in the Google Calendar, you can change the notification tone in Settings/General/Notifications. And you can enable a pop up screen notification in case you miss the audio one.

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Hello Graeme, thanks for your info, I have tried it but it only rings or beeps once. If I need to add a date for a future event, I set it in the Calendar for the day before, then set the Alarm function to get reminded. The Alarm can only be set for 23 hours 59 minutes in advance.
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