Forwarding calls to a Skype number

Discussion in 'iPhone Tips, Help and Troubleshooting' started by yelnref, Sep 9, 2014.

  1. yelnref macrumors member

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    Hey all. Probably the wrong day to be asking a non 6/+ question but here goes. :)



    I think this is fairly straightforward, but can expand if necessary...



    If my iPhone is unlocked and I set the phone up to forward calls to a Skype number (by going to the phone tab under settings), and then I remove the SIM card and put in another SIM (when traveling to anther country, for example), will my old number still forward calls to my Skype number?



    I know that if I enable call forwarding then turn on airplane mode it still works, but I am curious about if it will still do so if I remove the SIM.



    Many thanks to anyone who can help.

    (Apologies, mods, posted this in iPad forum by mistake first.)
     
  2. C DM macrumors Sandy Bridge

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    It should still work. Something like forwarding is more of a service setting on the carrier side, so doesn't really matter what's going with the phone as the carrier itself should forward the calls somewhere else as they come in.
     

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