BlackBerry Forums Support Community               

Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 07-29-2009, 09:20 PM   #1 (permalink)
New Member
Join Date: Jul 2009
Model: 8330
Carrier: Bell
Posts: 2
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default BB Phone # Recognition Issues

Please Login to Remove!

I have a BB Curve 8330.

I have many numbers programed in but here is my issue:

I have my home phone lets say its 123-456-7890

My provider has a call forward function thus if I dial *72#123-456-7890 my calls will be forwarded to my home number.

The problem is that the BB cannot distinguish between the two programmed numbers and always thinks the call forward # is calling when my wife calls me from home.
It shows that *72#123-456-7890 is calling when its really 123-456-7890 calling and displays the wrong caller name.

Its not a big deal, but it should be correct.

It appears that the BB cannot properly link the number received in the call display info to its address book.

Any comments?
Old 07-29-2009, 09:48 PM   #2 (permalink)
Knows Where the Search Button Is
RayVoy's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Eastern Canada
Model: Z30
Carrier: Bell Canada
Posts: 49
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts

Hmmm, the phone is only displaying the number sent to it from the MTX (mobile telephone exchange). You have programmed the MTX to append your home number with *72.
The phone should filter the prefix, but.......
I think the short term fix is to list *72#123 etc as a 2nd phone number for your house.
Old 07-29-2009, 11:21 PM   #3 (permalink)
iPhone Mod!
zerog46's Avatar
Join Date: May 2007
Location: In a House
Model: 9650
Carrier: VZW Bold
Posts: 6,761
Post Thanks: 21
Thanked 7 Times in 7 Posts

Closed double post.
Life is not holding a good hand. Life is playing a poor hand well.
Closed Thread

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Copyright 2004-2014
The names RIM and BlackBerry are registered Trademarks of BlackBerry Inc.