Samsung SGH-X426 / SGH-X427
Phone makes me dial area code first
Neither my Sprint cellpone, nor my Verizon landline here in 202 area code require the three digit area code. With both lines, if I omit the area code, the system assumes I am trying to reach a 202 number.
I'm not sure if that was meant to sound rude or not. Either way, I would not say that I was "totally wrong". Yes, I may have said 'all' as a simple exaggeration, BUT most areas of the nation ARE simply required to dial the area code before all calls because of the growing population of phone numbers. Landlines and wireless. It may be that you, Curious George, live in a less populated area of the country. I have had Sprint, Verizon, AT&T Wireless, and Cingular in my area and all of these carriers required the area code to be dialed before a number for the call to be completed. Otherwise it simply could not perform any call because of the amount of different area cod