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Withholding your number. Please disable 141.

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by nutellajunkie on ‎20-01-2011 10:44

I have made the mistake of using 141 to temporarily withhold my number.. The call goes through fine, but your number isn’t actually withheld..


Not good!


Giffgaff, please disable further use of 141 and don’t let calls go through. I have called many a business and only today did I accept my number wasn’t actually withheld. This was realised when one cheeky company called me back "offering" me more rubbish.


For your information, i am now using #31# before the number, which is the correct way to withhold your number on the Giffgaff network.

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Section 15.1 of the Terms and Conditions: If you do not want your number displayed on receiving mobile phones, before every call Key 141 before the number you wish to call. Otherwise you agree that our Network may allow the display of your telephone number on receiving handsets. Please note your number will be disclosed in relation to calls you make to emergency services.
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