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Display of callers number.

Most annoyingly my D500 is inconsistent in displaying a landline callers number both for received and missed calls. Sometimes it shows the correct number and others it just states 'No number' even fo the same caller. Even for my home landline which is stored in the phone it sometimes displays 'home' and others 'No number'. Is there anything I can do to correct this?

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  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2014

    this seems to only be from cell phone to cell phone no one camplains if i call a landline



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No, if the network funtion is ofline at that moment it will do so. nothing we can do.

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