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@Putu, what didn't work?

The process is two parts, First you need to insert the sim card on an iphone 6s to be able to force edit the number. Remove the sim card and insert it into galaxy note and it shud show the edited number.

Note: You must include country code before the phone number etc +61xxxxxxx, +254xxxxxx

Ta

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Just Browsing
This is INCORRECT! The user said how do you input the Phone Number in SETTINGS? NOT in contacts! Maybe properly read the question before giving some incorrect half thought about answer!!!!!!!! Just a thought!!!!!!! Because I have the exact same question as the one you answered incorrectly!!!!!!!??????
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How exactly is this solved!? The question said 'how do I enter the phone number in SETTINGS?' NOT in contacts! The problem I have is with Samsung making out they or someone has solved this!!!!!!! As far as I can see here nothing has been solved so say it how it is and please get it right!!!!!!!! Thank you!!!!!!!!
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Wtf!!!!!!!
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On what planet exactly has this been solved SAMSUNG!!!!!!!?????????
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The other thing is why are people liking this post and why is it the most liked member on this subject!!!!!!!!!!??????? Frankly it is INCOORECT!!!!!!!!!!
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Alright so I just wanted to quickly say that most of the info on this thread is incorrect and utterly useless!!!!!!!! A) Why dont people properly read the question and B) Why do Samsung condone this!!!!!!!!!!??????????          

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Moderator

Hi @BPR ,

 

Advice from our software team/developers when we asked them:

 

The phone gets the user's phone number from the SIM field, and Samsung devices do not support direct own number file/field editing in About Device/Settings.

 

However, you can try the following:

 

Contacts app > Tap the profile icon at the top > Edit > Type your contact number into the 'Phone' field > Save. Your phone will then register that number as the device default.  Please allow up to 24 hours for the amendment to take effect.

 

If those steps don't resolve the issue, please visit your network operator service center and update your phone number.

 

And please be aware that your phone number will only be shown if your SIM card supports this feature. If your SIM card does not support this feature, then this field/file will be empty.

 

 

Also:

 

The device will register the number of the first SIM inserted into the device. If you had a SIM with a different number and have transferred/ported another number onto the device, it will still display the number of the first SIM. This does not affect the function of the device in any way. But if you would like to remove the number you can perform a factory reset of the device - but please make sure your data is backed up first.


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Superuser I

@BPR,   @AntS  has provided  a detailed explaination from the  software specialists, with  some network sims it will not be possible to input the number in the settings but it will not affect the functioning of the phone.

 

Just to add that the opening poster had accepted @BandOfBrothers  reply as a solution.  For some it is fine to just have their number in the contacts list,  even if it not your preferred option.

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Ohhh I seeee!
So, to fix a problem on our SAMSUNG phone, we first must go and buy an APPLE phone!!!  GENIUS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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