Become a MacRumors Supporter for $25/year with no ads, private forums, and more!

How do I enter a UK number in my iphone 5?

jayeskreezy

macrumors 65816
Original poster
Mar 3, 2005
1,137
0
Ok I am baffled. I've searched the web and read a few Apple forums and can't figure out how to enter a UK phone number.

How do I enter UK phone number 07811465143 in my iphone? When I try to save it it doesn't look like the other UK number in my phone. I tried +4407811465143I try to enter the numbers and it doesn't place them in the right format or something because I can't send them imessages. This is irking me.

Can someone PLEASE help? How do I type this thing into the phone?

*This is not the persons actual number*
 

Nermal

Moderator
Staff member
Dec 7, 2002
18,999
1,470
New Zealand
You probably want +4478 without the 0. I'm not familiar with UK numbers but I believe that they work similarly to NZ ones, where the 0 is not part of the number but rather a code saying "I'm about to dial a toll call". Your phone handles all the dialling codes itself so you just need the pure number in there.
 
Comment
Register on MacRumors! This sidebar will go away, and you'll see fewer ads.