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How to dial an extension number on iPhone and Android


How to dial an extension number on iPhone and Android

When using a traditional phone extension, you will have to dial the main number of let’s say an office building, and then you will get either an automated system or an operator and you will have to select or ask for the extension number you need. But, in the era of smartphones, there is a way to avoid waiting and reach the extension number right away. We are going to show you how to dial an extension number on iPhone and Android.

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How to dial an extension number on iPhone

If you are using an iPhone, you can dial an extension number following these steps:

  • Open the Phone app
  • Enter the number you want to reach
  • Press and hold the asterisk button (*) and keep holding it until the comma appears
  • Enter the extension number right after the comma
  • Finally, tap the green phone icon and make a call.

How to dial an extension number on Android

If you are using an Android device, follow these steps:

  • Open the Phone app
  • Enter the number you want to reach
  • Then press and hold 0 until the plus appears
  • Enter the extension number right after the +
  • Finally, tap the phone icon to make a call.

That is how you can dial an extension number on your iPhone or your Android device and avoid waiting for the operator or the automated system.

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