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# 261662 9-Dec-2019 13:41
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I called the Plantronics NZ service number.

 

 

 

Samsung Smart recognises the number and shows it as Plantronics Service Centre.

 

 

 

When called, all I get is "The GSM phone you have called is either switched off or out of coverage"

 

 

 

It seems unlikely to be the case. 

 

 

 

Any suggestions/explanations?






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  # 2371175 9-Dec-2019 13:54
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Why is this not possible? Sounds like a divert is in place off to a GSM mobile that is switched off or outside of coverage area

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  # 2371176 9-Dec-2019 13:54
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0800 number can only have one leading zero.

 

508692707 isn't even a valid NZ number.





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  # 2371187 9-Dec-2019 14:13
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Then it would be 0508 692 707

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  # 2371283 9-Dec-2019 15:18
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Linux: Then it would be 0508 692 707

 

Which works for me...


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  # 2371285 9-Dec-2019 15:21
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@Geektastic What is the actual number you dialed?




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  # 2371404 9-Dec-2019 21:59
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Linux:

 

@Geektastic What is the actual number you dialed?

 

 

 

 

I dialled both numbers given on their website for NZ support:

 

 

 

00-800-54446600 (NZ)

 

 

 

508692707 (NZ)








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  # 2371407 9-Dec-2019 22:01
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Linux: Then it would be 0508 692 707

 

 

 

That worked. However, it isn't the number on their website...!






 
 
 
 


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  # 2371416 9-Dec-2019 22:34
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00800 is not a valid calling range in New Zealand

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  # 2371417 9-Dec-2019 22:35
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Geektastic:

Linux: Then it would be 0508 692 707


 


That worked. However, it isn't the number on their website...!



Incorrect website information is out of my control

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  # 2371418 9-Dec-2019 22:36
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Hope you told them their website is showing the wrong formatted number?

 

 


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this thread is funny!





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Linux: 00800 is not a valid calling range in New Zealand

 

00-800-54446600 worked for me on a landline "Welcome to poly, formally plantronics" but not from a cellphone (it says it can't be called from this location)

 

Apple also have a number like this: 00800 7666 7666, although they have an IVR on it now saying to call a different number it still works.

 

Qantas: 00-800-54446600

 

00800 and +800 are the same

 

2006 Geekzone thread: "Can't call Apple support from Vodafone, why?"

 

Universal International Freephone Number (UIFN)

 

 




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Linux:
Geektastic:

 

Linux: Then it would be 0508 692 707

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

That worked. However, it isn't the number on their website...!

 



Incorrect website information is out of my control

 

 

 

Surely not? Can those Black Helicopters not just auto hack and correct?








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  # 2372501 11-Dec-2019 15:11
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Yabanize:

 

Linux: 00800 is not a valid calling range in New Zealand

 

00-800-54446600 worked for me on a landline "Welcome to poly, formally plantronics" but not from a cellphone (it says it can't be called from this location)

 

Apple also have a number like this: 00800 7666 7666, although they have an IVR on it now saying to call a different number it still works.

 

Qantas: 00-800-54446600

 

00800 and +800 are the same

 

2006 Geekzone thread: "Can't call Apple support from Vodafone, why?"

 

Universal International Freephone Number (UIFN)

 

 

 

 

 

 

That is strange that it works from one sort of phone but not another.






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  # 2372589 11-Dec-2019 16:27
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00800 barely works from lots of places and I know someone that had a 0800 that was the same digits as some apple numbers and got loads of calls from people that 00800 didn't work for them because of office pabx being badly programmed or something.




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