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Topic # 85471 20-Jun-2011 12:21
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Hey,

I know with Vodafone, on your mobile, you can dial a 4 digit number before the actual number you want to dial and it prevents your caller id being shown to that person.

Just wondering how to do this on a Telecom mobile or landline? Without the need to manually go and disable the service through the mobile or through telecom..hoping there is some sort of a simple prefix??

Thanks.

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  Reply # 483115 20-Jun-2011 12:28
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0197 or 197 should still work?




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  Reply # 483136 20-Jun-2011 12:54
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That works from my vodafone mobile but not my telecom xt device

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  Reply # 483142 20-Jun-2011 13:02
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I thought 0197 was common to all telcos in NZ?

0197 works on 2degrees as well, i just tested it.




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  Reply # 483143 20-Jun-2011 13:05
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i think i remember some problems with that service on xt when it was first released.. ill just do a quick test




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  Reply # 483145 20-Jun-2011 13:07
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yup i can now confirm, those codes work on cdma but not xt, so that would make your only option putting the number withhold service on your account i guess




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  Reply # 483151 20-Jun-2011 13:10
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in many phones there is a menu option which will case the phone to tell the network if you want caller id on or not.

e.g. on iPhone
Settings > Phone > Show My Caller ID > On/Off

it will do a background call to the network to change your settings.

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  Reply # 483154 20-Jun-2011 13:16
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You can manage callerID restriction through yourtelecom

http://sphone.telecom.co.nz/mobile/view/caller-id-view?previousPageReference=services-menu-view


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  Reply # 483212 20-Jun-2011 14:56
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Try prefixing the dialed number with #31# - this is the GSM standard code for restricting outgoing caller ID.
e.g. to call your mate on 027XXXXXXX dial '#31#027XXXXXXX'



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  Reply # 483224 20-Jun-2011 15:27
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Wow thanks for that. it worked. Awesome!

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