Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.

1 post

Wannabe Geek

Topic # 10090 4-Nov-2006 15:15
Send private message

When I synchronise my Nokia 6255 phone to Outlook Express 2003, and then look at the mobile phone number in the Contacts list, the default setting is to set the area code to the first numbers of the phone number, but only for 7 digit numbers. ie 027 123 4567 becomes (02) 7123 4567, yet 027 123 456 becomes 027123456. So, when synchronising back to the phone, the 7 digit number suddenly turns to +640271234567 which cant be used in the Telecom phone system.
Why does Outlook set its numbers like this? Is there a way to assign the number as a number without an area code?

[Moderator (MF): moved to Telecom forum, Nokia 6255 is not a Symbian smartphone]

Create new topic
BDFL - Memuneh
60833 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 11720

Lifetime subscriber

Reply # 51043 4-Nov-2006 20:10
Send private message

Don't blame Outlook, yet. How is your configuration on this PC? Have you entered the correct country and area code? Check in the Control Panel | Modems if you have the correct country and area code. This will set some stuff. There's no settings in Outlook for that.

As for the rest of the translation, you say it look ok in Outlook, and the +64 is added when going back to the phone. It makes me thing that it could be something on the Nokia software?

Create new topic

Twitter »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:

News »

Hawaiki Transpacific cable ready-for-service
Posted 20-Jul-2018 11:29

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central launches
Posted 10-Jul-2018 10:40

Spark completes first milestone in voice platform upgrade
Posted 10-Jul-2018 09:36

Microsoft ices heated developers
Posted 6-Jul-2018 20:16

PB Technologies charged for its extended warranties and warned for bait advertising
Posted 3-Jul-2018 15:45

Almost 20,000 people claim credits from Spark
Posted 29-Jun-2018 10:40

Cove sells NZ's first insurance policy via chatbot
Posted 25-Jun-2018 10:04

N4L helping TAKA Trust bridge the digital divide for Lower Hutt students
Posted 18-Jun-2018 13:08

Winners Announced for 2018 CIO Awards
Posted 18-Jun-2018 13:03

Logitech Rally sets new standard for USB-connected video conference cameras
Posted 18-Jun-2018 09:27

Russell Stanners steps down as Vodafone NZ CEO
Posted 12-Jun-2018 09:13

Intergen recognised as 2018 Microsoft Country Partner of the Year for New Zealand
Posted 12-Jun-2018 08:00

Finalists Announced For Microsoft NZ Partner Awards
Posted 6-Jun-2018 15:12

Vocus Group and Vodafone announce joint venture to accelerate fibre innovation
Posted 5-Jun-2018 10:52 to launch Kogan Mobile in New Zealand
Posted 4-Jun-2018 14:34

Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.