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Old 02-07-2008, 02:21 AM   #1 (permalink)
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i've come across this problem twice in the last week..

i'm given a phone number to call and it's a combination of numbers and letters.. and i can't figure out which numbers correspond to which letters!

during another call, the automated service asked me to input my account number, which consisted of both numbers and letters, and again, i couldn't figure out which numbers to press when it came to the letters!

anyone else have this problem? is there a quick solution?

thanks..
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Old 02-07-2008, 02:44 AM   #2 (permalink)
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If I'm not mistaken you just type the normal letters in and the BB will convert them when you hit the send button. I am sure the answer will be in the FAQ.
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Old 02-07-2008, 02:46 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Yep, that works except you have to use the alt key to get the letters to work.
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Old 02-07-2008, 03:23 AM   #4 (permalink)
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yup, that should work; say if you have to dial 1-800-BBFORUMS, hold alt when you dial the letters
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Old 02-07-2008, 04:08 AM   #5 (permalink)
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This is why we propper telephone numbers in the UK :D
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Old 02-07-2008, 04:57 AM   #6 (permalink)
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The online help system on the BlackBerry has very accurate instructions on how to dial alpha characters.
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