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#272845 19-Jul-2020 22:06
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Hey Guys,

I need some help or advise on this matter as I am not much of a gamer.

My phone number is used or displayed on PS4 game called Call of duty modern war fare(i think) and some gamers keep calling my number which is really annoying.

I have contacted PS but they say my information is secure with them, but that is not the point as Its used by someone as their user id or contact phone number and random people keep calling me day and night. One of the nicer people gave me the above information and also told me to contact activision, the game producer?

So the games are hosted by PS or Activision on their site? If Activision, how do I contact them?

I have no idea where to go or look for this information so I was wondering if someone knowledgeable in this area could help me find who is doing this? It seems like they have the whole area code 04*****23

Maybe if you happen to be online and see something long the lines of a landline appear, you could provide me with this information?

Thanks in Advance.

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  #2525853 19-Jul-2020 23:18
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That's quite a conundrum - I don't think there's anything you can really do, honestly.

 

You could try contact Activision Support, but I know that's usually like pulling teeth. It'll be an Activision account that's the trouble though.

 

Unfortunately the least painful solution is to change your phone number. The most painful way is to make an Activision account, contact Activision support and fight tooth and nail until you finally get someone who reads the content of your support request, who MIGHT be able to help you out, but then you're faced with the fact that a phone number isn't inherently private.

 

I wish you good luck though.





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  #2525896 20-Jul-2020 09:07
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Where is your phone number displaying ? Sounds very odd, Ive never had a game ask for my phone number within a game itself, just the platform that its on (such as Steam/Origin etc) and even then its just for 2FA and not displayed on my profile.

 

You sure you dont have your number in an incorrect field somewhere on your PS account/profile ?

 

If its an actual player using the number as their name, then nothing you can do unfortunately, its obviously someone who knows you and youve p***** off in the game ;)

 

 





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