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Help I have a Southwestern Bell Freedom phone with an answering machine but have recently found out that anyone can listen to my messages by pressing *1234, how can I stop this from happening?

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Hi please try changing the access codes...Normally this is by pressing #8 <old code> <new code> :)

Good luck

try it

Try to tell me.... whether my suggestion was useful???



Have a nice day.

Posted on Feb 05, 2008

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