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Find Your Phone Number on Samsung Galaxy S4

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Under my phone number it says "Unknown" How do I get a number?

I have Galaxy pocket plus gt-s5301

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If you want to know your phone number. You can simply do the following steps to know what it is:

  1. 1
    Go to Settings then about this phone or device and Status.
    From there, you will find more information about your phone and your phone number.
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  2. 2
    Check the SIM Bed from where you took the SIM card to check your number as it is normally printed there.
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  3. 3
    If you just receive the phone from a network carrier as a postpaid phone.
    You need to wait within 24 hours for activation as they will automatically send an SMS indicating your phone number and a welcome note after received.
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  4. 4
    If you phone is already working, you can try to call or text your friend or friends and ask them what is your phone number as you cannot figure it out.
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    Insert your phone to an old phone that is not an Android and go to contacts then menu and check Own number as it will appear their.
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My Phone Number" Unknown" in About Device Status?

I'm using Samsung Galaxy S5, I live in Iceland

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This is more likely because you have set your phone to be anonymous when you are calling someone. If you do this, you will really appear as unknown when you dial in. If you would like your number to appear, you should activate the caller ID. There are also options to show only your number and not the other technical details related to your number and phone.

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How to get my original phone number to my new upgraded phone. AT&T?

I'm trying to activate my new Galaxy S4 active but I believe the process is already registered to my old phone, and I can't get my new one to activate through the website. I'm not sure what to do

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Based on the information you have given I understand that you have a number that is currently on the new phone that you have at this time but you are wanting your old number to in fact be on the new device.

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In order to do this you are first going to need another AT&T phone to swap the current number off of your new phone to the other device to free up the device to be able to have a number placed on it at this time.

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Here below you will need to contact their customer service to have the number placed on the new phone:

Customer service number to AT&T

800.331.0500

My phone number does not display to my contacts when I call?

How do I get my phone number to show

I had a similar issue with my device when contacting my friends the number always came up as unknown or private. When this constantly happened I in fact called my carrier whom fixed the issue on my device so that my number no longer came up as unknown in the future.

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Contact your carrier so that they will be able to reset your number and network settings so that you can be able to get your number recognized. When you go to have this fixed they stated that it was an issue with the network for the reasoning behind it happening.

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Find Your Phone Number on Samsung Galaxy S4

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I upgraded to a Samsung Galaxy S4 but the problem is the network is unavailable and it says my phone number is unknown on the settings. I looked at the back of my SIM card and there is a number but it is too long to be a phone number and it does not start with 07

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This is a common problem for Samsung phone users which happens when you transfer your phone number from the old phone to the new device. Your number will be unrecognized or unknown then because mainly of the Android OS which registers the first number you use on your mobile phone. This however does not affect or limit your phone's functionality in any way. If in case you do not know your phone number, you can just check with the network operator. To troubleshoot this, you can just create a profile on your phone's contact list to include and record your number. Here is how the process goes:

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  • On the "Home Screen", tap on "Apps".
  • Click on "Contacts".
  • Tap on the "ME" entry.
  • Click on the pencil icon that can be found on the top right corner of the screen.
  • Tap on the drop-down menu box right below "Phone" and choose "Mobile".
  • Key in your phone number in the given empty field right next to it.
  • Hit "Save" on the top right corner of the screen.

Now, you can easily check on your own phone number even when it's unrecognized on the settings.

How do I find out the phone company my phone is activated with?

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I do not know the pattern or number of this phone because I bought it at a yard-sale no package or anything?

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I just changed my sprint number on the Sprint website, and the network failed to program the phone over the network; so I should try this manually; but I just failed to write down the new phone number?

I just changed my sprint number on the Sprint website, and the network failed to program the phone over the network; so I should try this manually; but I just failed to write down the new phone number

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How can I easily open a line with my phone?

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I need to find out my phone number to my new Galaxy core prime phone?

I went to settings and all the steps. When I got to my number it said "unknown". I have tried: I went to apps, then to settings, the about device, the status, then SIM card status, and where it says My Phone Number it says "unknown"

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I tried to unlock my iPhone, when I checked on line SIM Lock they gave me Unknown, could you tell me what does this mean?

I tried to unlock my iPhone, when I checked on line SIM Lock they gave me Unknown, could you tell me what does this mean?

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I'm confused I need help doing this?

Help!! I just ordered a free giff gaff SIM and I put it in an there is no phone number???!!! Help This Is Hard.. I have tried: Nothing. I think it was caused by: I don't know

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On my redmi2 xiomi, Idon't see options for menu on contacts?

Xiaomi redmi2 is my phone. I click on contacts, then I cannot see any options to set my own phone number. I have tried: I don't have an old phone to try same settings of my phone number on the SIM. I think it was caused by: Using a latest smart phone from xiaomi readmi2

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