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my phone is adding an extra 1 before phone numbers on text messages

hi i need help with fixing my phone. this problem started today. when some one textes me its comes up with the area code and the 7 didget phone number but it doesnt look like this +1 5** *******. it comes up as +115*********. i try and text to the number but it wont let me so i have to go to my old messages with the person in order to send them a text message. please help this is very frustrating.

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Re: my phone is adding an extra 1 before phone numbers

I am having the same exact issue. It started today. I restart my phone after my phone adds that extra '1' in front of my contact. After a few text exchanges, it adds it again and the message bounces back. What kind of phone do you have? I have the Galaxy S6

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galaxy s3 but when i  restart the phone it does nothing to it

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Anonymous
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Re: my phone is adding an extra 1 before phone numbers

I'm having the same issue. I have a Galaxy S5

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does any one know how to fix this problem??

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Voyager

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Same problem here. Galaxy S4 active. Live in albany, ny area
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Re: my phone is adding an extra 1 before phone numbers

Same here. Started this morning any resolutions? Someone... Anyone... pretty please
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i also live in albany new york 

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Voyager

Re: my phone is adding an extra 1 before phone numbers

Same problem here. I have a Galaxy S4 Active and live in Maine. The only texts that I'm receiving normally are from another AT&T user with an iPhone.

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Re: my phone is adding an extra 1 before phone numbers

same, I am not having the issue with other ATT users, but people have tested with mulitple people on verizon, and all incoming messages come in as +1 1 xxx-xxx-xxxx

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Tutor

Re: my phone is adding an extra 1 before phone numbers

Same problem with Nokia 1520 Windows Phone. Must be an AT&T thing. My Verizon work phone (Windows) is working fine.

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i have a verizon phone but i switched to at&t is this because its a verizion phone ????

 

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Same thing happening to me. Started this morning. I live in Michigan and have a Note 3.

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same thing here......S6 edge.....some of my contacts are intermittent others not at all....no problems til this morning

 

 

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Invalid number code for text

I have a Nokia Lumia 635 running on Windows 8.1. Only one number is giving me the invalid phone number code, and adding a 1 in front of the number. I have powered the phone off and back on a couple of times, but I'm still having issues.
Is this a network problem?
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