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Questions tagged [phone-number]

Apply to questions about the sequences of digits that identify a device, static or mobile, for it to be reachable over a public switched telephone network.

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Facebook mandatory cell phone request — how do I move past it?

I'm trying to use two (genuinely me) Facebook accounts to keep my personal life and business/volunteer life separate, but the last few times I've tried to log into the secondary account, I've been ...
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Removing phone number from Facebook?

I signed up for facebook with an email. I accidentally made a typo on my last name while signing up. i thought "Well, I can just fix it" and I did, but then I noticed that even though I fixed my name ...
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Which exit code should I use for an international phone number on Amazon Japan?

I'm sending a package from Amazon Japan to an address in China. In the phone number field in the contact information page, only numbers are accepted, not a plus sign +. Is it best to use the Chinese ...
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Change original Google Voice number after porting in a number?

First, I obtained a Google Voice number upon account creation. Then I ported a number into the account, which will cause the first number to expire in 90 days unless I pay $20 to make it permanent. I ...
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Disassociate my phone number from Facebook

The person who had my phone number before me had it associated with Facebook. I am constantly getting SMS notifications from Facebook about his account. I don't have access to his account to remove ...
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Can I list a Google Voice number on Facebook?

I have a Google Voice number which I would like to list on Facebook so people can contact me with it. When I try to enter the number in my Facebook profile under either the "Mobile Phones" section or "...
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How to find all social media accounts using telephone number? [closed]

My friend had purchased a SIM with new number for himself. It seems that this SIM number had previously been used by someone. It had social media accounts like Facebook, WhatsApp, etc. We have managed ...
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How to call a phone number with web Skype?

Skype has a web interface at https://web.skype.com I have a lot of credit left and want to call an international number. Surprisingly, I see no dialpad or anywhere to call numbers. I tried adding a ...
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Confirm mobile number in PayPal

I've set up a new PayPal account and the Summary page asks me to confirm my mobile number. When I click the link, it just takes me to my Settings page. There's no option to confirm my mobile number ...
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When I call someone using Google Hangouts do they pay long distance?

I'm a Canadian living in the UK. I recently discovered that Google Hangouts allows free calls to (some) North American landlines. I just made calls to my Canadian bank and my Canadian cable company ...
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Is it possible that I could see the mobile number of Facebook friends [duplicate]

Is it possible that I could see the mobile number of Facebook friends? I saw the following post, but I did not find it because Facebook has changed. How do I get the phone numbers of my Facebook ...
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Adding a script to Google Forms to identify incorrect phone numbers

I currently use Google Forms as a way for applicants to submit their forms. One of the fields that is required is for their contact information. In my country phone numbers have 11 digits. Is there a ...
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Why do Microsoft and LinkedIn text me from the same number?

I recently enabled two-factor authentication everywhere I could, and many sites now text me when I log in. Nearly every company texts from a unique number, as I would expect. However, Microsoft and ...
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Is it possible to regain access to my recently disabled account with my recovery email address only?

There doesn't seem to be any option that actually works1. I describe what I've explored here. After some time, my personal opinion is that this UI is a crafted dark pattern, and I don't know whether ...
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Facebook not letting me add phone number, says it's invalid

I am trying to add my work phone number to Facebook. It asks me to enter a phone number after I log in but it keeps saying that the number I've entered is invalid. I'm using an IP phone but the area ...
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Reusing a phone number in two (or more) Facebook accounts - Is it allowed?

I have two Facebook accounts for some personal reasons. I have my phone number registered to one of them. I want to register my phone number to also the other one for security reason, but I'm worried ...
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How to port an existing number to Google Voice?

This post on the Google Voice forums, dated in April of 2010, says that GV has not added support for porting existing numbers (such as a landline) to GV. Is this still true?
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How can I avoid giving Google my phone number when signing up for Gmail?

When I tried creating a Gmail account, it said that I must give them a phone number so that they can send a verification code to it. Is there any way to bypass this step and still create the account?
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How do I get the phone numbers of my Facebook Friends?

There was a time that somehow Facebook synced to my phone and that was great but I did not want all of them. How can I manually select the Facebook numbers and then export it to my phone via Contacts ...