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Old 10-30-2008, 02:14 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi Everyone

Just joined as have my 1st ever Blackberry.

Its a Blackberry Curve 8310 on T-Mobile and I have been texting a 88886 number to request further information on a golf offer (basically its a text to email service, text the keyword 'golf' to 88886 and receive a catalogue via email).

I text the keyword 'golf' to 88886 and that worked, got a text back saying 'reply with just your email address' so I did and then the message failed saying:

"Sorry, you cannot text to numbers beginning with 08 (+44). This is an invalid number range"


Any ideas what this could be or what i can try? It sounds like a setting in the hpone which tries to put a 0 in place when i text an 8?

It obviously worked the 1st time but when i try and reply it comes up with the error message?

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Old 10-30-2008, 03:22 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Did your reply come from "88886" or something different? Have you tried composing a fresh message to 88886 versus replying to the message? It sounds like something with the dialing rules where (+44) is the country code.
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