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Call feature disables whenever synced with outlook//palm desktop contacts

Windows xp, outlook, phone number transferred from sprint --treo smartphone...in some of the contacts were 1's in front of the long distance international numbers and *82 infront of numbers that were frequently received to get the name to display. PROBLEM 1: IS THAT AFTER getting iphone and all my numbers were properly synced as instructed...then over a period of a day or so not able to make calls but can recieve calls..PROBLEM2  .then THE ONES that were recieved would not display names that had the *82 in the number field.

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You need to install a third party application from the 'installer' icon on your iphone. Look for one that fixes name/ number crashes. It is a common problem with the iphone and nothing to worry about

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