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Dial through a Company Phone Directory using an iPhone
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If you hate listening to automated voice services but often need to dial companies that use them, then you will love these two tricks.
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This method will allow you to contact a specific extension when calling a business.
Open your iPhone phone app and dial the number you wish to contact.
Add a star at the end, then the extension of the person you wish to speak to.
You can now make the call. The star tells you phone to give a pause before dialing the extension.
Sometimes you need to call a company but your not looking to speak to a specific person. You also don’t want to deal with going through the company phone choices just to talk to a person.
Dial the number of the company.
Like the first method, add a star at the end, but instead of an extension number, just add a zero after the star.
Most automated voice services - even those that ask you to speak your requests instead of pushing numbers - will send you to reception or a directory services person when you hit zero.
Note: Some companies require that zero is hit multiple times, so this trick may not always work, but it will work more often than not.
Place the call.
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