Great way to quickly update the new landline area code
According to Circular 22/2014 / TT-BTTTT on the planning of telecommunications number storage, from February 11, 2017, conversion of landline codes for 13 provinces will be started. Then continue to deploy to all provinces in the country in the next time.
Specifically, the schedule for landline code conversion will take place as follows:
- Phase 1 (February 11, 2017): Converting 13 provinces and cities: Son La, Lai Chau, Lao Cai, Dien Bien, Yen Bai, Quang Binh, Quang Tri, Thua Thien Hue, Quang Nam, Da Nang, Thanh Hoa, Nghe An, Ha Tinh .
- Phase 2 (April 15, 2017): Converting the area codes of 23 provinces and cities: Quang Ninh, Bac Giang, Lang Son, Cao Bang, Tuyen Quang, Thai Nguyen, Bac Can, Hai Duong, Hung Yen, Hai Phong, Ha Nam, Thai Binh and Nam Dinh, Ninh Binh, Ca Mau, Bac Lieu, Can Tho, Hau Giang, Tra Vinh, An Giang, Kien Giang and Soc Trang.
- Phase 3 (June 17, 2017): Converting the area codes for 23 provinces and cities: Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh, Dong Nai, Binh Thuan, Ba Ria – Vung Tau, Quang Ngai, Binh Dinh, Phu Yen, Khanh Hoa, Ninh Thuan, Kon Tum, Dak Nong, Dak Lak, Lam Dong, Gia Lai, Vinh Long, Binh Phuoc, Long An, Tien Giang, Binh Duong, Ben Tre, Tay Ninh and Dong Thap.
Only the area codes for 4 provinces of Vinh Phuc, Phu Tho, Hoa Binh and Ha Giang will remain the same. Within 30 days after conversion, people will be supported to call in parallel, but then they must call a new extension. Therefore, it requires users to change the landline number stored on their contacts to make a call.
To manually convert the entire directory to the new area code “nightmare” right? In order to solve that problem, Download.com.vn Will introduce to readers the solution below for both Android phones and iPhones:
How to change land area code on Android
1. VNPT Update Contact
First, download VNPT Update Contact for Android, then click Settings> Accept to start the installation of this application on your phone.
After the installation of VNPT Update Contact is completed, click Open to start experiencing this app.
The operation of this application is quite simple, right after opening the application, it will automatically find the landline number in the phonebook, and then list it for us to choose. When clicked down arrow As shown in the picture, you can choose to change the phone area code by: Nationwide, period good each province.
Here, you can tick each contact or click on it Select all, and then press the button Update. Shortly thereafter a message will appear asking if you are sure you want to update your contacts, to avoid the case of mistaken transfer, if agreed, click Have is to automatically transfer the new area code.
When you want to see the new phone area code table, just swipe right to bring up the main menu, then tap Code table. Scroll down and you will see the area code table divided by stages:
- Phase 1 (February 11, 2017).
- Phase 2 (April 15, 2017).
- Phase 3 (June 17, 2017).
2. Update Phone Code
Alternatively, you can seek the assistance of Update Phone Code, to quickly convert all contacts to the new area code. Just click Setting, then click Accept to authorize the application to access contacts and phones.
After that, wait a while, the installation is completed, then click Open to start experiencing the Update Phone Code application.
After launching, wait a while for the application to filter out the list of landline numbers in the contacts. Yellow number is the old area code, blue number is the new area code. For example, the old area code for Hanoi was 04, after conversion will become 024, the number of subscribers behind remains the same. You can tick each contact or click on it Select all, and then press the button Update (Update).
Soon, the application will begin the conversion of your landline area code. You can touch the phone number Any to call without opening the contacts. When clicked + symbol in the top right corner, will add a new contact.
How to change the area code of a landline on iPhone
1. VNPT Update Contact
Similar to on Android, VNPT Update Contact Also supports iPhone phones. Just click Install, wait a moment the installation is completed.
After installation click Open to experience the application. The first time you use VNPT Update Contact will ask for permission to access the contacts on your phone, press OK, got it to agree.
Once opened the application will automatically search the contacts to see which items have a landline number, then list it for us to choose. You can select 1, more or all contacts, and then press the button Perform is to automatically transfer the new area code. However, the version for iOS does not allow you to choose to change region codes by province or by province like in Android.
2. Contact Pro Free
Download Contact Pro Free home, then click Install to start the installation process on your phone. After installation click Open to start the application experience.
On first use, Contact Pro Free will request access to the contacts on your phone, tap OK, got it To confirm. Editing the area code of fixed numbers on an iPhone is more complicated than Android. You must manually enter the old and new numbers to convert. To do this you have to click on the card Utilities> Edit Country Code.
Here, enter the old area code into the box Old Country Code, and new area code entered New Country Code. Then press Edit to start the conversion process, when a dialog box appears Edit Done then click OK, got it to complete. To make the conversion you must remember New landline area code table.
With the above ways, you will perform the conversion of contacts quickly, without having to remember the new prefix. Pretty convenient, right?
I wish you successful implementation!