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Discussion in 'General Verizon Service' started by jdeg, Dec 19, 2006.

  1. jdeg

    jdeg Administrator Staff Member

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    Here's some verizon specific codes that can be dialed right from your phone:
    • #832 - test call
    • #PMT (768) - make a payment
    • #BAL (225) - check current balance and last payment
    • #MIN (646) - check minute usage
    • #DATA (3282) - check txt and pic message usage
    • *611 - customer service
    • *511 - gives weather and traffic in some areas
    • *228 - update your Perfered Roamers List or update the software on your Phone (CDMA phones only)
    • *228 80 - force update, ignore fails
    • *228 99 - force seconday tower update
    • *228 00 - original tower update
    Voicemail
    • *86 - go to voicemail
    • 1 - Rewind
    • 1-1 - Rewind to beginning of message
    • 2 - Pause
    • 3 - Fast Forward (can be used when leaving a message to get to the beep faster)
    • 3-3 - Fast Forward to end of message
    • 4 - Slower
    • 5 - Envelope Info (date/time message was sent)
    • 6 - Faster
    • 7 - Delete Message
    • 8 - Reply (only works with other Verizon Wireless Voice Mail subscribers in your own area)
    • 9 - Save message
    • * - Cancel/Exit
    • 0 - Help
    • # - Finish/Skip



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    Last edited: Aug 19, 2013
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  2. countryhomes

    countryhomes New Member

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    Just an FYI to help out---a test call on Verizon is #832 and not #83.
  3. FXDWG

    FXDWG New Member

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    I have a Casio G'z One. I have the ability to assign a picture to a contact entry in my phone book. But the picture comes up on my screen very small. Is there a code to enlarge the picture.
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    paulcman New Member

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    No such luck. The size of the picture is what it is.
  5. FXDWG

    FXDWG New Member

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    Damn. I KNEW I should have gotten the lasik surgery that had the magnify option. :p
  6. bsteimel

    bsteimel New Member

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    thanks mr admin guy, been looking for all the codes
  7. lockeandkey

    lockeandkey New Member

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    Can these be used on an unactivated phone? I'm having trouble with my verizon account.
  8. nathank

    nathank New Member

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    Concerning the *288 codes, what does the space after the *288 mean? Is it the # key? I also tried dialing *288, then waiting for a prompt to dial 80, 99, or 00, but I got a "Call cannot be completed as dialed right after the *288.
  9. paulcman

    paulcman New Member

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    That's because it should be *228, not *288.
  10. nathank

    nathank New Member

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    Paulcman I am referring to the:
    *288 80 - force update, ignore fails
    *288 99 - force seconday tower update
    *288 00 - original tower update

    codes NOT the *228 roaming update codes. My question concerns what I press between the *288 and the two digit 80, 99, or 00 codes. I've tried several things, no dice.
  11. paulcman

    paulcman New Member

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    I know, I am referring to those codes as well. There is no such thing as *288. It is simply a typo in the original posting. I will let John know he should edit those codes.
  12. jdeg

    jdeg Administrator Staff Member

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    fixed!
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    qwopzxnm New Member

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    I'm sure this has been mentioned but to skip anyones voicemail message on a Verizon phone and go straight to the "beep" so that you can leave your message, just push "3" when you first hear their voicemail.

    It is 3 for most carriers and for one other that I cant remember off the top of my head it is the pound sign (#).
    Last edited: Sep 27, 2007
  14. jdeg

    jdeg Administrator Staff Member

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    Ah, good tip! I'll add that
  15. nathank

    nathank New Member

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    Pressing 1 will also skip the message.
  16. thatguy411

    thatguy411 New Member

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    //////////////////that's a great list.thanks
  17. paulcman

    paulcman New Member

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    Pressing "1" rewinds the message on Verizon's voice mail system.
  18. nathank

    nathank New Member

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    I'm referring to when you call a Verizon number, and THEIR voicemail comes on. You can press 1 to skip to the beep and leave a voicemail.

    A different question: Is there a code which will identify the Tower my phone is in contact with?
    Thanks.
  19. paulcman

    paulcman New Member

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    No. Not that you would ever need to know that type of information... unless you happen to work for Verizon's network team.
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    Danmaan New Member

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    Hi John, or anyone who may know,

    The software update codes - how does that work? Can I just update using that code at anytime? Do you know if data rates apply (as I dont have a data plan)? Is there a place to find out if there is new software available, or should I just randomly try and update once a month or so?

    Thanks,
    Dan

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