What does +44 in a mobile number mean?

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    It's

    +44 and 7 digits, anyone know?

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    that it's a UK number, i think

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    +44 is the same as 0044 used when calling international numbers. Texts often do it, its just saying its a mobile number in the UK.

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    Only 7 digits?That's odd

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    +44 is the equivalent of 07, i think

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    (Original post by hermaphrodite)
    +44 is the equivalent of 07, i think
    I'm not sure what you mean? If you were writing out a phone number you only drop the '0'

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    Nah it's the equivilant of 0 if you are in the UK.

    e.g. +447979 instead of 07979

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    +44 is the international way of telling that the number is from the United Kingdom. similarly +1 is the international code for the United States.

    I.E.

    +4420222143 = 020 222 143

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    basically its the international dialing code for the uk. so say ones number is 07712341234 or whatever if u were to call this from usa you'd dial 00447712341234

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    It's the UK dialling code Oh, and allegedly, if you use +44 it actually sometimes works out slightly cheaper.

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    (Original post by Gareth-Lee Smith)
    I'm not sure what you mean? If you were writing out a phone number you only drop the '0'
    oh yeah. oops. read cortez's post.

    i keep writing i think at the end - cos i've never been abroad - so i've never had to make international calls to the UK- otherwise i would have been certain

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    an just FYI, 0044 and +44 are the same thing - the + simply replaces the 00

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    The point of it is that if you put your phone numbers into a mobile phone address book, you can use them from outside the UK.

    So if you put in +44207..., it'll work when you are roaming abroad, but if you put in 0207... you'd have to redial it.

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    7 digits? hmmm.

    SMAP.

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    (Original post by olileauk)
    an just FYI, 0044 and +44 are the same thing - the + simply replaces the 00
    Or rather the + means to insert the international dialing code. For most of Europe this is 00, but for other countries this can be different. America uses 011 for example.

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    For those that care, http://www.kropla.com/dialcode.htm has a comprehensive list for the world, including area codes inside countries.

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    +44 is the international code for the UK.

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    (Original post by The Anthropologist)
    +44 is the international code for the UK.
    Thanks for that! We discovered that 4 days ago, but your reiteration just made it so much clearer.

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    (Original post by Ghost)
    Thanks for that! We discovered that 4 days ago, but your reiteration just made it so much clearer.
    No problem, glad i could be of some help

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    (Original post by Dionysus)
    Oh, and allegedly, if you use +44 it actually sometimes works out slightly cheaper.
    I don't believe it.

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