1. DAIMONDY's Avatar
    If i go into Settings/applications/phone, My phone number doesn't show my actual phone number.

    Why is this??

    01-09-2013 12:47 PM
  2. helsten2's Avatar
    It's the voicemail number (as it says ...)

    I only have one number.
    Must depend on country ...
    Last edited by helsten2; 01-09-2013 at 01:47 PM.
    01-09-2013 12:58 PM
  3. philpeeps's Avatar
    It's the voicemail number (as it says ...)
    That screen shows 2 numbers...my screen shows my phone number and my voicemail gateway number.
    01-09-2013 12:59 PM
  4. DAIMONDY's Avatar
    Yea there's two numbers there. The top one says My phone number but its not my number.

    Are they both to do with voicemail then??
    01-09-2013 01:08 PM
  5. walter1832's Avatar
    I would call the number. See if it is a duplicate Diamondy. Maybe they are trying to take your place. Maybe YOUR the duplicate. Oh the insanity!!
    phirefly likes this.
    01-09-2013 02:37 PM
  6. cityhunterx's Avatar
    I have this issue too, its because I ported my number from a different carrier. The incorrect number is the one your new carrier issued you till the port finalised, so both numbers are associated on your account, more to do with back end stuff!
    01-09-2013 03:26 PM
  7. DAIMONDY's Avatar
    Makes sense, I did have my original number carried over to my new phone/network.

    No way to change it i take it??
    01-09-2013 03:33 PM
  8. cityhunterx's Avatar
    Not found a way myself, I'm assuming not.
    01-09-2013 03:35 PM
  9. zacconic's Avatar
    You can change the number on the SIM using a phone that can save the number in your SIM. You can do it with iPhone and old Nokia phones (maybe others), you can't with Android.
    Generally the options is in Settings/Phone/My Number or something similar. I did it with my new SIM (the one i prepared for the yellow Lumia 920 i'm waiting for) just before posting.
    Last edited by zacconic; 01-10-2013 at 03:35 AM.
    greycounciller likes this.
    01-09-2013 05:22 PM
  10. greycounciller's Avatar
    Thanks for that Zacconic, I was able to change mine over using an old Sony Ericsson W810i. Wouldn't work with my N8 or N79.
    The problem is linked to how new SIMs are registered to the network and activated. This was a replacement SIM and previously when this is done, it was registered in store. This time I was told to do it over the phone and hence the 11 zeros came up.
    All fine now though.
    12-03-2013 05:37 AM

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