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Topic # 14179 19-Jun-2007 22:51
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Finally it is possbile to use the + code when sending text messages and make phone calls on compatible phones.

For more information see: http://www.telecom.co.nz/content/0,8748,205612-200447,00.html?nv=sd

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Reply # 75243 19-Jun-2007 22:55
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At long last! I've just tested and it works with the Palm Treo 700wx, even though it's not listed there.

I don't use the Treo 700wx for voice, but I wouldn't ever think of changing my 1000+ contacts in Outlook to the non-standard old Telecom dial mode.

At least now I know that if I ever port my phone from Vodafone to Telecom I will not have to change my contacts...





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Reply # 75245 19-Jun-2007 23:00
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freitasm: At long last! I've just tested and it works with the Palm Treo 700wx, even though it's not listed there.

I don't use the Treo 700wx for voice, but I wouldn't ever think of changing my 1000+ contacts in Outlook to the non-standard old Telecom dial mode.

At least now I know that if I ever port my phone from Vodafone to Telecom I will not have to change my contacts...



The Treo 700wx is listed:
Telecom" + Code Dialling is a standard feature on all + code enable handsets, including: Nokia 2855, Nokia 6155, Nokia 6265, Sony Ericson T206, Nokia 3155, Samsung A920, Samsung A900,Treo 700WX, Sony Ericson T60, Samsung W531, Nokia 6165i, Nokia 2355, Nokia 2865, Nokia 6275. 
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You can also download Easy Roam for your Treo 700 which would also convert your contacts to the + code, and back again Smile.

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  Reply # 75246 19-Jun-2007 23:04
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most cdma Nokia phones of recent had a hidden setting that autochanges the +64 to 0064, +44 to 0044 etc.

My 6275 and 6165 both change the number to 00X first, I'll have to remove this feature now!


Still, this is long overdue, it will make it much more appealing, numbering prefixes have always been something you cannot rely on, coming up as 02, +642 or even just 2 which was really annoying when designing systems.

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  Reply # 75262 19-Jun-2007 23:42
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Great just great, my dads phone is on that list but mine isn't.

And his is the same brand and simlar aged to mine >_<


Just that i need the + to text my friend in England.

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Reply # 75270 20-Jun-2007 00:22
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Just try it, it should work (try it to a NZvodafone beside you first.)

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  Reply # 75271 20-Jun-2007 00:27
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When i have credit i will.



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Reply # 75285 20-Jun-2007 08:45
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Just send to +6421... It will be treated as a local call...

As for EasyRoam, yes I know about this application. But we shouldn't need it now with new handsets.




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Reply # 75303 20-Jun-2007 11:26
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Unless you are roaming on another CDMA network that is!

Then you need to use the "easyroam" to reformat all those +64 numbers as 0064...

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Reply # 75366 20-Jun-2007 17:40
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I have just tried with my Apache and (as expected) it doesn't work. It matches the incoming call with the +64(06)XXX format but I can not dial out.



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Reply # 75406 20-Jun-2007 21:01
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tr3v: I have just tried with my Apache and (as expected) it doesn't work. It matches the incoming call with the +64(06)XXX format but I can not dial out.


Do you mean +646XXXXXXX and not +6406XXXXXXX?

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  Reply # 75410 20-Jun-2007 21:04
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I tried both formats and got the same result.... pip-pip-pip-pip, pip-pip-pip-pip...

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  Reply # 75420 20-Jun-2007 21:43
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paradoxsm: Unless you are roaming on another CDMA network that is!

Then you need to use the "easyroam" to reformat all those +64 numbers as 0064...


What about if you need to dial something else on the network you are on? Or does a roaming phone get its dialing prefixes from the home network? I know that a US native cdma phone had to have 001 64 or something to call back to nz from the usa.  




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  Reply # 75424 20-Jun-2007 21:53
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About time I say :)

paradoxsm: most cdma Nokia phones of recent had a hidden setting that autochanges the +64 to 0064, +44 to 0044 etc.


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