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Old 01-31-2007, 09:20 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I have a 7100T (I think) and all the numbers show up without dashes...like4079256887. I cannot find in the manual or in a help book at the book store a way to change that. Can someone please solve this for me? Many thanks.
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Old 01-31-2007, 09:26 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Welcome to the forums,
Are you referring to no dashes while dialing a phone number? There is no way to change that. It would be nice if it put in spaces or dashes but it doesn't.
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why do you need dashes when dialing?
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Here's how I do it. I have my contacts in Outlook. Instead of entering the phone number in the blank field next to the label like "mobile" I click on the mobile button, or label itself. This opens a smaller window called "check phone number". Then enter the area code & phone number in their fields in that box. When you click OK Outlook will auto format it to appear like this:
+ 1 (454) 322 - 8510
This way you do not have to enter the 1 or any of the formatting. Outlook does it for you. Then perform a sync using the desktop software and your phone numbers will appear the same way in your BB address book.

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