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Oct 28, 2006
Alice, TX
I always take them off but the last one I added, I had to restart my iPhone so that it would match the name on Messages.


macrumors 68000
Sep 18, 2012
Yes, I leave the +1 in. Without it, the phone won't interpret the number correctly if you were to travel to an area with a different country code. It'll dial the number for that country instead routing to the US or Canada.
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