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ron87
07-24-2006, 09:20 PM
I tried doing the search but I couldn't find what I was looking for. What is the special code you dial so that whoever you call and no matter what time of day it is, the minutes are charged as PCS to PCS minutes? I tried dialing my voicemail then dailing from there but it still charged me for minutes as anytime minutes. If ANYONE could help me then I would surely appreciate it.

ikandi
07-24-2006, 09:24 PM
the only trick i know of is 11+a sprint pcs #, this however is to check your vmail without using up the AT minutes, if there is a such code someone please post:Popcorn2:

Dan
07-24-2006, 10:05 PM
No trick to make all your calls show up as pcs to pcs................. i believe thier was within your voicemail but sprint closed that loophole.

JEmom
07-25-2006, 06:16 AM
Just a quick clarification:
If you dial VM with 11 first, it doesn't charge you the AT minutes? If that's true, it's good to know!
Thanks

Ronkh
07-25-2006, 10:18 AM
Just a quick clarification:
If you dial VM with 11 first, it doesn't charge you the AT minutes? If that's true, it's good to know!
Thanks


No that's not correct.

the 11 was an old trick so that you could call someone and the phone wouldnt ring, the call would go directly to their voicemail. But it's been being phased out for lack of better language.

Tai
07-25-2006, 10:22 AM
I once seen an acct who tried using this trick to call internationally and was charged 199.99 but i let on i thought it was a billing error and creditted it. So no it wont work :)

endless4105
07-25-2006, 01:17 PM
I have recently used the 11 voice mail code and it worked for me

gizard
07-25-2006, 01:27 PM
Yeah, the voicemail trick does work. Call 11+other sprint number...when voicemail pics up hit ** then your 10 digit phone number then #. Should get you right in.

h20wakebum
07-25-2006, 04:47 PM
No that's not correct.

the 11 was an old trick so that you could call someone and the phone wouldnt ring, the call would go directly to their voicemail. But it's been being phased out for lack of better language.

Still working swell for me... And YES it does allow you to dial any number free of charge.

11(SPCS) **(your voicemail)# (password)# (IF you have NEW messages, you must get back to main menu then press 8) (IF no NEW messages press 8), Dial 10 digit number and #, press ## to return to vm.

ron87
07-25-2006, 05:24 PM
Thanks H20wakebum its alot of things to push but it worked fine. :clap: :clap: :clap:

BESTJUDGE
07-25-2006, 05:31 PM
Thanks H20wakebum its alot of things to push but it worked fine. :clap: :clap: :clap:Put on speed dial it will only take few seconds..

jumonjii
07-25-2006, 08:33 PM
There are 2 different instructions here...

ron87
07-25-2006, 09:24 PM
I tried puting it as a contact but it didn't work that way... Is there any way to where I can use the feature without going through the WHOLE process EVERYTIME?

jumonjii
07-25-2006, 09:46 PM
I thought calling voicemail comes out of your minutes.

Niklaus
07-26-2006, 10:03 AM
Good job on finding the secret guys! :clap:

initially when you dial the 11 + ten digit sprint number... it has to be a number, where the mdn and msid are the same. (this means it can't be a ported number) otherwise it won't start the vm process... it'll ring that phone.
Once you're in dial the ** and the rest of it...
when your call goes 'outbound' from the vm... it will be either blocked or all zero's on the recievers end... because it's not from your number or the pcs number you dialds' number either...
like I said 'good find!' :clap:

Wayne 1
07-26-2006, 10:07 AM
Thank you Niklaus for the insight.

Niklaus
07-26-2006, 10:33 AM
Thank you Niklaus for the insight.

I'm just glad I could be here in time to help out... there's another thread about this topic with more posts listed as 'phone codes' or something...

tkrandall
07-26-2006, 10:42 AM
Good job on finding the secret guys! :clap:

initially when you dial the 11 + ten digit sprint number... it has to be a number, where the mdn and msid are the same.

Not true. One of the lines on my account has a MDN and MSID that are different. And this is a line that originated with Sprint at the Sprint store. calling 11+ thenumber works fine for it.

Niklaus
07-26-2006, 10:49 AM
I've noticed a lot of them still work. they need to be sprints original numbers. ported in ones don't work... at least that's my experience....
I would like to add... making the outbound call may, or may not, use your minutes. but getting your vm is free.... that much works

jumonjii
07-26-2006, 08:13 PM
I called Sprint and have tested this myself....it comes out of your AT minutes when you call voicemail. It comes out of your N&W when you call voicemail during that time.

Wayne 1
07-26-2006, 08:34 PM
I called Sprint and have tested this myself....it comes out of your AT minutes when you call voicemail. It comes out of your N&W when you call voicemail during that time.

Could you please phrase that a different way? I'm confused..... :Popcorn2:

Niklaus
07-26-2006, 09:43 PM
Could you please phrase that a different way? I'm confused..... :Popcorn2:

they were speaking generally.
if u call vm in the day, it's daytime min.
if u call vm in your n&w it's n&w used.

they failed to read the rest of the posts

jumonjii
07-26-2006, 09:50 PM
I've read all the posts thank you.

Maybe it's a regional issue.

Direct dial to voicemail uses AT or N&W minutes
Dialling 11 +number to get voicemail uses AT or N&W minutes as well.


At least for me it does....

Niklaus
07-27-2006, 07:45 PM
I've read all the posts thank you.

Maybe it's a regional issue.

Direct dial to voicemail uses AT or N&W minutes
Dialling 11 +number to get voicemail uses AT or N&W minutes as well.


At least for me it does....

Do you have unlim. pcs2pcs? That's the only way it would not work for ya. when U call 11+pcs numb. it is used as pcs2pcs with the pcs2pcs option. When calling said pcs number, it must not be a ported in numb. for it to work.

This works, at least, to get vm without using min.

Niklaus

jumonjii
07-27-2006, 08:26 PM
I will test this again in a couple days when my cycle resets.

I have unlimited pcs to pcs and it didn't work when I tested. It may be minutes that are updating. Either it doesn't work in my area or Sprint changed their system somewhere.

acunn1
07-28-2006, 05:10 PM
Just tried it to see if it would work for me. Call went through but I had tried to call my house and forgot that I have blocked caller ID calls refused, so I got the message that " the person you are calling does not wish to recieve calls from callers who have blocked their number" Since it didn't connect it didn't count as a used minute. Checked right before the call and then right after, no difference. Will have to try again somewhere else. Will let everyone know the results.

acunn1
07-28-2006, 08:09 PM
Tried it with a different number and while it goes through it DOES NOT show up as pcs to pcs. The call I made earlier showed up as anytime minutes , the second one showed up as nights/weekends. No pcs to pcs increase..So it doesn't work on my phone.

Niklaus
07-28-2006, 08:13 PM
Tried it with a different number and while it goes through it DOES NOT show up as pcs to pcs. The call I made earlier showed up as anytime minutes , the second one showed up as nights/weekends. No pcs to pcs increase..So it doesn't work on my phone.

so the initial getting of voicemail was pcs2pcs, and the outbound calls were consecutive daytime/nightime ?

That's to be expected I suppose. So no one can make a bunch of free "out of the country calls" or something...

Thanks for the update :clap:
:Popcorn2:

Tai
07-28-2006, 11:06 PM
VM will no longer be counted as PCS to PCS look for it soonish

BESTJUDGE
07-29-2006, 05:46 PM
Always worked for me... I use only when i have to make long calls during the day. I have it as a speed dial so it only takes bout 10 seconds longer.

lennyj17
07-29-2006, 07:52 PM
Boy, are you guys that stressed for Minutes that you want to go thru all that just to save a minute here and minute there for checking Vmail, I used the 11+ feature a couple of times, But you know what it wasnt worth it for me. It take to long over just pressing 1 in getting your messages. I dont know maybe its just me..

Heres some tips to help you if you vmail is stressing your minutes.

1. If its near your N/W start time wait til then to call you vmail

2. Tell family and friends to only leave you vmails if its important. And that you will use the missed calls/alerts feature and call them back

3. Call you Vmail from a landline when ever possible

stldirty
07-29-2006, 08:38 PM
Boy, are you guys that stressed for Minutes that you want to go thru all that just to save a minute here and minute there for checking Vmail, I used the 11+ feature a couple of times, But you know what it wasnt worth it for me. It take to long over just pressing 1 in getting your messages. I dont know maybe its just me..

Heres some tips to help you if you vmail is stressing your minutes.

1. If its near your N/W start time wait til then to call you vmail

2. Tell family and friends to only leave you vmails if its important. And that you will use the missed calls/alerts feature and call them back

3. Call you Vmail from a landline when ever possible
how do u call ur vmail from a landline? i tried callin my phone number but then wut?

Niklaus
07-30-2006, 04:43 PM
how do u call ur vmail from a landline? i tried callin my phone number but then wut?

during your introduction, dial * then enter the passcode

ron87
07-30-2006, 05:04 PM
The PCS to PCS trick HAS been working for me and Ive been using it for a week now. :headbang2

stldirty
07-30-2006, 06:28 PM
alright call me slow but im not gettin this

if my number is 888-888-8888 and the person's number who im tryin to call is 999-999-9999. and if my pw wuz 1234, what exactly would i dial?

11+888-888-8888+1234+8+999-999-9999+#

????

Niklaus
07-30-2006, 06:50 PM
then u would need another number who is a sprint phone (with an original sprint number)... we'll say 777-777-7777. what you would dial would be 11+777-777-7777 that would skip ringing and go straight to thier vm... then you dial **, this prompts you to dial in your pcs number 888-888-8888, then it'll ask for your code 1234, then you can get vm free...

it is being discussed, if you could then use the "dial out option" built into the vm system, to dial said number 999-999-9999...

some say it's still counting as pcs2pcs call

:wiggle:

stldirty
07-30-2006, 06:57 PM
alright so it'd be
11+777-777-7777+**+888-888-8888+1234+8+999-999-9999+#

Niklaus
07-30-2006, 06:58 PM
:haha: :lol:

that seems like alot... but yes :D

stldirty
07-30-2006, 07:05 PM
ight *programs speed dial* :D

winger
07-31-2006, 11:15 AM
during your introduction, dial * then enter the passcodeIf your PCS# is 415-YYY-NNNN, I used to be able to dial (from a landline):

415-YYY-MAIL to get into my vm. Not anymore. This may still work for some ppl. I like this way as I did not have to dial my cell, wait for it to ring a few times before getting the prompt (at which time follow Nick's instruction above)

applerokr
08-08-2006, 11:47 PM
so in some markets calling voicemail counts as PCS-to-PCS.
In my market it doesn't as of the last billing statement.

jaminmc
08-09-2006, 11:09 PM
I tried this to call a friend in Canada. It still charges LD to canada... Heads up!

sde780
08-10-2006, 08:50 AM
hey guys im kinda confused. so you dial 11 + my number + 8 + 10 digit number you want to call?

wehn i dialed ** instead of 8 it hung me up

amesbear
08-10-2006, 05:58 PM
yeah, i tried this and it didn't work. I tried again and it said that my voicemail was unavailable due to system maintenance. It has been ever since. If i press 1 it works fine. I'll just stick to using my minutes.

Niklaus
08-24-2006, 08:47 AM
hey guys im kinda confused. so you dial 11 + my number + 8 + 10 digit number you want to call?

wehn i dialed ** instead of 8 it hung me up


No, no... dial 11 + your friends pcs number ... the rest you got right...

:D Niklaus :D

cruz878
08-25-2006, 03:42 PM
Here is the code from my Speed Dial which takes me right into the outgoing call function of my VM, as long as my VM box is empty. Remember the first number which is listed as 5555555555 in my example below must be someone else's original non ported Sprint PCS number, not your own number. The second number which I have listed as 6666666666 is your PCS number. The Third set of numbers listed in my example below as 0000 will be you VM passcode. I can confirm that for myself this makes any outgoing calls appears as PCS-PCS but keep in mind you must have this feature(unlimited pcs calling) added to your plan.

115555555555T**6666666666#0000#T8


Here is another example of the same code that may be easier for some to interrupt.

11"FRIENDS_PCS_NUMBER"T**"YOUR_PCS_NUMBER"#"YOUR_VoiceMail_Password"#T8

Celsius
08-28-2006, 10:02 AM
calling voicemail is supposed to be free

i have mine set as contact number 1 speed dial 2.....
and the code is 11(xxx)xxx-xxxxT**(yyy)yyy-yyyy#zzzz#8

x= friends number y= my number z= password

so when I hold the number two it dials.. i hear my lil sis's voicemail song for 1 sec then it says "dial the number you would like to call then press pound. To get back to voicemail press ##"


so it works fine takes only one extra second.... but it sucks for calling contacts... cuz I know you guys dont have all of your contacts memorized but its perfect for dmv and traffic court calling... these california wait times can be an hour easy...

C1787GJ
08-28-2006, 11:04 AM
I tried programming this in as a contact 11(xxx)xxx-xxxxT**(yyy)yyy-yyyy#zzzz#8
and when I go to call it i get a strange busy signal and a message comes up on the screen that says Out of Range. Call cannot be completed. Then stops and goes away after 5 seconds. If I type it all in manually one at a time it will work. like 11(xxx)xxx-xxxx wait then hit **, wait then my number and # wait then password #, then 8. It works and comes up as a private name private number Anyone know what the message means and what that strange busy signal is, its a tone i have only heard when I was in Australia and tried to call out using my sprint phone. The phone said Digital Roam and showed the date and time, but would not call out :(

inftaxs
08-28-2006, 10:47 PM
I tried programming this in as a contact 11(xxx)xxx-xxxxT**(yyy)yyy-yyyy#zzzz#8
and when I go to call it i get a strange busy signal and a message comes up on the screen that says Out of Range. Call cannot be completed. Then stops and goes away after 5 seconds. If I type it all in manually one at a time it will work. like 11(xxx)xxx-xxxx wait then hit **, wait then my number and # wait then password #, then 8. It works and comes up as a private name private number Anyone know what the message means and what that strange busy signal is, its a tone i have only heard when I was in Australia and tried to call out using my sprint phone. The phone said Digital Roam and showed the date and time, but would not call out :(
11 only works if you are on the NATIVE SPRINT Signal.

C1787GJ
08-28-2006, 10:59 PM
what is the Native Sprint Signal?? What is the difference if I dial it direct or have it preprogrammed. I am in a sprint coverage area. Someone else said the had luck programming it in as a speed dial, thats what i was asking.

Niklaus
09-05-2006, 12:06 PM
11 only works if you are on the NATIVE SPRINT Signal.

while I was on vacation this weekend, I was roaming digitally, and the 11 area code and phone number worked for me to check my vm and then to place an outbound call

dakleenupman
09-07-2006, 10:42 PM
Anyone know how to get that working on a 6700?

Niklaus
09-08-2006, 06:37 AM
Anyone know how to get that working on a 6700?

If you can't get the above posts format to work for your 6700. You may need to do it manually... :wiggle:

TechGuru
09-08-2006, 04:18 PM
Sprint to sprint is not valid while roaming anyway.

I hope sprint does not find out about this, I use it when I'm almost at my 500 minute mark or when I know I'm going to be on hold a while.

dakleenupman
09-08-2006, 10:10 PM
On the 6700, if you doo the 11 thing, it says an error has happened. There also is no where I have found to allow for the hard pause and the "T" and so on......

Any 6700 users out there able to get this thing done?

crowderd
09-11-2006, 04:11 PM
Here is the code from my Speed Dial which takes me right into the outgoing call function of my VM, as long as my VM box is empty. Remember the first number which is listed as 5555555555 in my example below must be someone else's original non ported Sprint PCS number, not your own number. The second number which I have listed as 6666666666 is your PCS number. The Third set of numbers listed in my example below as 0000 will be you VM passcode. I can confirm that for myself this makes any outgoing calls appears as PCS-PCS but keep in mind you must have this feature(unlimited pcs calling) added to your plan.

115555555555T**6666666666#0000#T8


Here is another example of the same code that may be easier for some to interrupt.

11"FRIENDS_PCS_NUMBER"T**"YOUR_PCS_NUMBER"#"YOUR_VoiceMail_Password"#T8

How do you program the "T"? Is it the "8"? My phone stops at the vm function of my friend's phone. I never get the option to dial out.

cruz878
09-14-2006, 03:54 PM
T stands for 2 Second Pause. On the A900 click options then the number 5 to program the pause.

crowderd
09-14-2006, 11:41 PM
T stands for 2 Second Pause. On the A900 click options then the number 5 to program the pause.

Thx, cruz878. I never knew that. It's prob in the manual, huh? (which I don't have with me right now :) )

mudasr
09-15-2006, 01:27 AM
so i dont need to put in the firnds number if i have an riginal sprint number and not roaming?
and if im roaming, putting in the friends number would make it a pcs to pcs call?

cruz878
09-15-2006, 06:49 AM
so i dont need to put in the firnds number if i have an riginal sprint number and not roaming?
and if im roaming, putting in the friends number would make it a pcs to pcs call?

No, in order for it to work the first number following 11 in my example cannot be your own number no matter what. It must be someone elses original Sprint PCS Number. If you insert your own number it looks like you are calling your own voicemail and minutes are charged as usual.

winger
09-17-2006, 08:55 AM
On the 6700, if you doo the 11 thing, it says an error has happened. There also is no where I have found to allow for the hard pause and the "T" and so on......

Any 6700 users out there able to get this thing done?
w=hard pause...hit toggle to cont.
p=3 sec pause

azz777
09-18-2006, 10:50 PM
I keep getting "the number or code" you dialed is incorrect..." error message? Does anyone get it? I tried 4 of my friends' sprint number and 1 nextel number.
this is what I did, I did 1 speed dial and it didn't work before. so I dialed all numbers manually 11xxxxxxxxxx, but instead of getting into's friends' vm, I got the same error msg. Has anyone in NYC able to try this trick? thanks

azz777
09-18-2006, 11:00 PM
[QUOTE=Niklaus]Good job on finding the secret guys! :clap:

initially when you dial the 11 + ten digit sprint number... it has to be a number, where the mdn and msid are the same...[QUOTE]

how can I find out if my friends have the same mdn and msid as mine? still can't get it working.
thanks

harlemgirl
09-19-2006, 05:56 PM
I keep getting "the number or code" you dialed is incorrect..." error message? Does anyone get it? I tried 4 of my friends' sprint number and 1 nextel number.
this is what I did, I did 1 speed dial and it didn't work before. so I dialed all numbers manually 11xxxxxxxxxx, but instead of getting into's friends' vm, I got the same error msg. Has anyone in NYC able to try this trick? thanks


thats the same thing im getting when i tried to do it :irked:

Celsius
09-19-2006, 06:37 PM
thats wierd if the mdn and msid arent the same mine just ringer thier phone... Im in cali

Niklaus
09-19-2006, 07:32 PM
[QUOTE=Niklaus]Good job on finding the secret guys! :clap:

initially when you dial the 11 + ten digit sprint number... it has to be a number, where the mdn and msid are the same...[QUOTE]

how can I find out if my friends have the same mdn and msid as mine? still can't get it working.
thanks

After saying that we found out they were 'NON-PORTED into sprint' numbers... ;)

hope that helps... :wavey:

mudasr
09-26-2006, 10:52 AM
this doent seem to be working for me i get this message 'DTMF sending'
ive also checked and its using my anytime minutes
HELP

mindfrost82
09-26-2006, 11:18 AM
w=hard pause...hit toggle to cont.
p=3 sec pause
Do you know how to get this to work with the 700wx?

I tried a p and a w and neither work. I also read somewhere else that on the PPC6700 you can use commas, I tried that too and nothing.

CAGALUN
09-26-2006, 02:57 PM
Okay, I've programmed this sequence in my phone and it works....however I'm at the beginning of my billing cycle and won't be able to tell if it's charging me A/T minutes or not. I do have pcs 2 pcs on my plan. What I'd like to know * FOR SURE * is, will I be charged for checking voice mail or not, and if I use it to then dial out to a 3rd number (any landline for example), will I be charged for that. It seems by the most recent posts that the answer is that there is no charge, however can anyone authoritatively say beyond a shadow of a doubt that if done correctly there will be no charge? :fingers:

Proctor
09-26-2006, 04:06 PM
The smart thing to do would be to try it, wait until you get your bill and see how it shows up.

CAGALUN
09-26-2006, 04:32 PM
Yeah, I guess so.....but it sure would be nice to know from definitively right now. Oh, well. If anybody knows....please post. Thanks.

mindfrost82
09-27-2006, 01:33 PM
Alright, for all of you that have the Palm 700wx, I figured out how to make this work!!!

I read in another post where someone said that the 700wx dials numbers alot faster than the regular phones (Sanyo, Samsung, etc) and they had to add extra commas between some numbers. They weren't trying to do this trick, but they needed to do the breaks to access their work voicemail system.

Anyway, I've tried this 3 times and its worked everytime. It takes a while because of all the pauses, but atleast it works :)

...one side note that I noticed is that you have to call it from your contact list, you can't dial it from your recent calls list. I'm not sure why, but it doesn't work unless called from your phone book.

Here's how I did it:

11ssssssssss,*,,*,,yyy,yyy,yyyy,#,,pppp,#,8

Where ssssssssss = someone else's sprint numbers, yyyyyyyyyy = your sprint number, and pppp = your voicemail password.

mudasr
09-28-2006, 12:12 AM
Yeah, I guess so.....but it sure would be nice to know from definitively right now. Oh, well. If anybody knows....please post. Thanks.
of course u can find out
*4 is account info, doesnt charge any minutes
so do this, keep a log of how many minutes you have at the beginning of the day, then use this methoed for a couple of calls, make sure to write down how many minutes youve used, and also keep track of all the incoming minutes and whatnot, then at the end of the day tally up your minutes and youll find out if they match or not

its not working for me tho

killerz298
09-28-2006, 01:37 PM
I live on Long island, in Nassau county. I am not roaming, I have bars and am in EVDO. I am using a PPC6700 phone on the SERO plan. I ported over from Verizon.

Whenever I dial in manually 11<sprint number> it rings twice, then I get an error message. "The number or code you dialed is incorrect. Please check the number or code and try again. Message 143 7."

I tried this with 2 different sprint cell numbers and always get that error. Am I SOL?

crowderd
09-28-2006, 05:09 PM
Is the number you're dialing after the "11" a ported no.? If so it doesn't work, based on what others have said.

I live on Long island, in Nassau county. I am not roaming, I have bars and am in EVDO. I am using a PPC6700 phone on the SERO plan. I ported over from Verizon.

Whenever I dial in manually 11<sprint number> it rings twice, then I get an error message. "The number or code you dialed is incorrect. Please check the number or code and try again. Message 143 7."

I tried this with 2 different sprint cell numbers and always get that error. Am I SOL?

killerz298
09-28-2006, 05:12 PM
I am not sure if they are... I know MY number is a ported number does that matter? If someone would be so kind as to PM me a native number, I would be more than happy to try it out!

mudasr
09-29-2006, 10:45 PM
so can anyone please verify if this is procedure is working for them as pcs to pcs?

mindfrost82
09-30-2006, 07:31 AM
so can anyone please verify if this is procedure is working for them as pcs to pcs?
It does work, I've been using it for a few months now and I've used about 200 anytime minutes and well over 1000 pcs2pcs minutes. I don't use it all the time, only when I know I'm going to be on a long phone call.

Niklaus
10-04-2006, 06:19 PM
so can anyone please verify if this is procedure is working for them as pcs to pcs?

Absolutely! :clap:

It works as pcs to pcs.

If you want to verify for yourself. don't use the phone for 30min to an hour. then hit *4, and write down day and pcs min. hang up and place the 11 + area-code-pcs-phone-number trick. Then out to a non pcs number... I did my parents land-line... talked for 5 min. hung up. and waited 10 min (for processing) and hit *4...

day min were the same...
pcs2pcs went up 5 min!

now I did hear someone say calls into canada still cost extra per min...

but it WORKS!

:wavey: Niklaus :wavey:

mudasr
10-09-2006, 10:13 PM
Absolutely! :clap:

It works as pcs to pcs.

If you want to verify for yourself. don't use the phone for 30min to an hour. then hit *4, and write down day and pcs min. hang up and place the 11 + area-code-pcs-phone-number trick. Then out to a non pcs number... I did my parents land-line... talked for 5 min. hung up. and waited 10 min (for processing) and hit *4...

day min were the same...
pcs2pcs went up 5 min!

now I did hear someone say calls into canada still cost extra per min...

but it WORKS!

:wavey: Niklaus :wavey:
thanks for the verification

crowderd
10-10-2006, 04:46 AM
This definitely works 4 me. Did the test above and it works 2! Does the call 2 the other pcs user's voice mail show up on their bill?

mindfrost82
10-10-2006, 06:31 AM
This definitely works 4 me. Did the test above and it works 2! Does the call 2 the other pcs user's voice mail show up on their bill?
The number dialed will be the other person's phone number when you get the bill.

evossman
10-10-2006, 07:13 PM
This would be sweet if it worked. I have free pcs to pcs right now but I just got off the phone on a 90 minute conference call into work and this would have worked great for me. Dangit' why couldn't I have read this 2 hours ago.

crowderd
10-11-2006, 06:10 PM
The number dialed will be the other person's phone number when you get the bill.

Yes, I know that. I was actually asking at the time if my no. would show up on his bill as an incoming call. But now I remember...there are no names shown with incoming calls. So nm :)

mentaldelusions
10-12-2006, 06:34 AM
it def works the only problem is that your number shows up as blocked on the caller id of the person your calling

Niklaus
10-18-2006, 05:00 PM
it def works the only problem is that your number shows up as blocked on the caller id of the person your calling

not really a problem... the other person is more likely to answer though :shrug:

I use this feature especially when calling 800 numbers...

evossman
10-26-2006, 02:50 AM
I tried this and it didn't work. I tried to dial someone who has verizon, dialing 11+###+###+####

It said this number isn't a recognized mailbox. Why is that, this would be great if it worked.

Let me know what I did wrong
thanks

mentaldelusions
10-26-2006, 04:11 AM
it needs to be someone who has sprint's number, verizon doesn't use the 11 thing

Niklaus
10-26-2006, 11:36 AM
niether does t-mobile, just in case anyone was wondering... I just tried :blush:

jumonjii
10-26-2006, 12:28 PM
I dialed 11+my pcs number...then chose the option to call another number( option 8 ),
Is that wrong?

TechGuru
11-03-2006, 06:40 PM
Yes, that is wrong, that is no different than calling your own voicemail normally.

blakbutterfly
11-09-2006, 04:08 AM
I wonder why calling someone elses phone through voicemail doesnt work for me. It says that "this calling feature is only available through YOUR pcs phone." It will not allow me to make outgoing calls this way. Am I doing something wrong?

StarmanDX
11-09-2006, 10:04 AM
This doesn't work for me, I tried calling another Sprint customer with the 11- trick, then when I type in my phone number it says that "this mailbox is temporarily unavailable due to system maintenance", but system maintenance has been going on for 2 days now at various times of the day. If I hold down 1, I can call my VM just fine. :(

TechGuru
11-09-2006, 03:39 PM
It possibly could depend on your market too.
In some markets you can make a free call though directory assistance with a NON ACTIVATED PHONE by dialing *2285551212 and having directory assistance auto dial the number you looked up.

kipy
11-12-2006, 07:14 PM
so when i call from voice mail it doesnt take away from my mins.?
sorry im new and my ppc is driving me nuts

Dan
11-12-2006, 10:40 PM
so when i call from voice mail it doesnt take away from my mins.?
sorry im new and my ppc is driving me nuts


When you call your voicemail from your own phone, it uses your minutes: Ex: your number is 818-555-1234. your phone calls 818-555-1234 to get your voicemail, and it counts as anytime or n/w minutes... not mobile to mobile.

Instead of calling your own voicemail number, you call a friend that has sprint with a native sprint number. you dial 11-818-555-5432 (friends number) and your taken directly to their voicemail greeting. you press * * and your asked to punch in your mail box number (your phone number) plus your access (pass) code. You have now accessed your voicemail using mobile to mobile minutes.

This is also an easy way to leave a message for someone that you want to make sure theor phone doesnt ring, they just get a message (numeric or voicemail.) good if they are sleeping, good if its your abusive boyfriend and your leaving them a voicemail to say your leaving him! :haha:

:wavey:

Edit: welcome fellow western NY'er :)

Dzalumni
11-30-2006, 07:50 PM
When you call your voicemail from your own phone, it uses your minutes: Ex: your number is 818-555-1234. your phone calls 818-555-1234 to get your voicemail, and it counts as anytime or n/w minutes... not mobile to mobile.

Instead of calling your own voicemail number, you call a friend that has sprint with a native sprint number. you dial 11-818-555-5432 (friends number) and your taken directly to their voicemail greeting. you press * * and your asked to punch in your mail box number (your phone number) plus your access (pass) code. You have now accessed your voicemail using mobile to mobile minutes.

This is also an easy way to leave a message for someone that you want to make sure theor phone doesnt ring, they just get a message (numeric or voicemail.) good if they are sleeping, good if its your abusive boyfriend and your leaving them a voicemail to say your leaving him! :haha:

:wavey:

Edit: welcome fellow western NY'er :)

That has got to be the single greatest PCS Trick I have ever seen! We should have Lee add this to the FAQ!

Great Idea DAN! YOU ROCK!

bikerich69
12-01-2006, 07:36 AM
i have 3 lines on my account on a free and clear plan with free pcs to pcs etc. can i use one of the other 2 numbers to use the *11 feature? the other 2 lines are for my Mom and Dad.thanks.oh and btw, i originally had a sprint primary line for years then i ported to verizon then back to sprint in a hurry!! and have been with sprint since.do i have a ported number or since it was a sprint number originally is it not considered a ported number? and does it matter for this feature to work?

PrincessPixie
12-13-2006, 04:28 PM
Sweet! I love it!

jumonjii
12-13-2006, 05:09 PM
I was playing around with some old tricks and found out that the old

area code + first 3 digits of your number + MAIL

doesn't work anymore

(555)555-MAIL (6245)

That's a bummer because it was a quick and easy way to direct connect to someone's voicemail on Sprint.

simpleguy10
12-14-2006, 10:17 AM
I hate it when im calling 11 8888888888**7777777777 1234 8 6666666666 and it says "All Circuits Are Busy Now"!!!!!! The trick still works for me.

kulnet
12-14-2006, 10:43 AM
Awesome trick indeed. Works great here. Thanks!

simpleguy10
12-14-2006, 03:48 PM
Why does it say "All Circuits Are Busy" sometimes????

PrincessPixie
12-14-2006, 04:14 PM
Maybe "All Circuits Are Busy" means just that. There's too many people trying to connect at one time.

Dan
12-14-2006, 04:14 PM
I was playing around with some old tricks and found out that the old

area code + first 3 digits of your number + MAIL

doesn't work anymore

(555)555-MAIL (6245)

That's a bummer because it was a quick and easy way to direct connect to someone's voicemail on Sprint.


Still works here............ I think its if the exchange was ported in or not, etc.

In A/C (716) try 310, 308, 940, 510.............

edit: it works fine if you do 11(716) 3106245 but not if you just dial 3106245 from your sprint phone. Also inactive from a landline. Strange that if you do 11+716-3106245 it works. have to see if it bills out as a mobile to mobile call or an anytime call

Dan
12-14-2006, 04:20 PM
i have 3 lines on my account on a free and clear plan with free pcs to pcs etc. can i use one of the other 2 numbers to use the *11 feature? the other 2 lines are for my Mom and Dad.thanks.oh and btw, i originally had a sprint primary line for years then i ported to verizon then back to sprint in a hurry!! and have been with sprint since.do i have a ported number or since it was a sprint number originally is it not considered a ported number? and does it matter for this feature to work?


wow im slow on the reply.

Here goes. Yes it should work from a ported number, but not to a ported number. If the number was a sprint number ported out and back in it MAY work.


For you, you call 11+(a/c)+number (of your mom or dad) and go directly to their VM prompt and hit * * to have the system ask you for your number and then VM passcode.

My emergency line must have been ported out and back in as the NAM and MSID are not the same. The trick still works fine for that line. My brother-in-law's line is not a native sprint number so the trick doesnt work and it just rings as normal.

Eyecon82
01-02-2007, 02:08 PM
Alright, for all of you that have the Palm 700wx, I figured out how to make this work!!!

I read in another post where someone said that the 700wx dials numbers alot faster than the regular phones (Sanyo, Samsung, etc) and they had to add extra commas between some numbers. They weren't trying to do this trick, but they needed to do the breaks to access their work voicemail system.

Anyway, I've tried this 3 times and its worked everytime. It takes a while because of all the pauses, but atleast it works :)

...one side note that I noticed is that you have to call it from your contact list, you can't dial it from your recent calls list. I'm not sure why, but it doesn't work unless called from your phone book.

Here's how I did it:

11ssssssssss,*,,*,,yyy,yyy,yyyy,#,,pppp,#,8

Where ssssssssss = someone else's sprint numbers, yyyyyyyyyy = your sprint number, and pppp = your voicemail password.

Cool..thanks for the info...how do you dial the rest of the digits once you dial the number?

simpleguy10
01-04-2007, 11:11 AM
I've been using this trick for a while now and works great.

Niklaus
01-24-2007, 08:05 PM
I've been using this trick for a while now and works great.


I agree to that! It works wonderfully. :clap:

I use it for all the 1-800 numbers that I have to call... It's a little longer to dial, but saves the minutes! ;)

:wavey: Niklaus :wavey:

TechGuru
01-24-2007, 09:20 PM
No more for me, I'm in a Alltel area now.

Eyecon82
01-24-2007, 09:24 PM
hey..how's it going Niklaus...I read a lot of your post and found them quite helpful!!

I am in my second month now and am finally able to check my minutes. I have to see if this works for me in the chicago area from my treo phone...thanks man

iN VTEC
01-25-2007, 02:09 AM
since it works with 800numbers im guessing it will work with longdistance within the u.s.?!?

ex: -11(541)5551234 -** -(541)2225678 -passcode -8 -(619)12345678

I agree to that! It works wonderfully. :clap:

I use it for all the 1-800 numbers that I have to call... It's a little longer to dial, but saves the minutes! ;)

:wavey: Niklaus :wavey:

sugaman
01-26-2007, 06:20 PM
I agree to that! It works wonderfully. :clap:

I use it for all the 1-800 numbers that I have to call... It's a little longer to dial, but saves the minutes! ;)

:wavey: Niklaus :wavey:
Nick, yes this still works but have we figured out why some work in some areas and some dont? The ported number problem I have read here is not always true. i have a ported number from Cing. that i used to dail the 11 trick and it works fine! The problem is this, I have a buddy who lives in the same town, got a new Sprint number and he cant do this??? He can call another number using the number 8 key when he dails his VM direct. But when he uses the 11 trick he gets the messgage "this feature is not available"???? Any ideas?????

Eyecon82
01-29-2007, 12:24 PM
Just checked my usage and it WORKS!!

Chicago-Land area

onedownfiveup
02-01-2007, 12:16 AM
Nice

Eyecon82
02-01-2007, 05:08 AM
Nice

sweet..let's just hope no one abuses this and f***'s it up for everyone else..just make sure you use it on 800 calls when you know you are going to be on hold for a while :music:

terceslil
02-05-2007, 08:26 AM
The SPCS # I'm using rings 3 times before picking up. What is the appropriate amount of codes for either pause or wait that I should enter on my Q?

terceslil
02-09-2007, 04:22 PM
Here's how to on the Motorola Q:
11ssssssssssp*pp*ppyyyyyyyyyyp#ppwwwwp#p8
Where ssssssssss = someone else's sprint numbers, yyyyyyyyyy = your sprint number, and wwww = your voicemail password. The p is the pause for the Motorola Q.

Niklaus
02-11-2007, 05:45 PM
Nick, yes this still works but have we figured out why some work in some areas and some dont? The ported number problem I have read here is not always true. i have a ported number from Cing. that i used to dail the 11 trick and it works fine! The problem is this, I have a buddy who lives in the same town, got a new Sprint number and he cant do this??? He can call another number using the number 8 key when he dails his VM direct. But when he uses the 11 trick he gets the messgage "this feature is not available"???? Any ideas?????

Sorry for the delayed response. :blush:

Any sprint number with sprint voicemail ''should'' be able to do this. It's the number you dial after 11 that matters. It has to be another sprint number, and if it starts ringing them, it's not ''skipping'' to vm.
Try this, get ahold of your friend, on sprint, tell them you want to call them right back, & not to answer it... THEN start the sequence from **... and so on.

See if this fixes the majority of the problems.

The purpose for the 11 part of the sequence, is to avoid actually RINGING your fellow sprint friend. It's supposed to be for when people are @ work etc. you can just leave a message :D

See if this work around will fix the problem for most who are having trouble

:wavey: Niklaus :wavey:

sugaman
02-11-2007, 07:52 PM
Sorry for the delayed response. :blush:

Any sprint number with sprint voicemail ''should'' be able to do this. It's the number you dial after 11 that matters. It has to be another sprint number, and if it starts ringing them, it's not ''skipping'' to vm.
Try this, get ahold of your friend, on sprint, tell them you want to call them right back, & not to answer it... THEN start the sequence from **... and so on.

See if this fixes the majority of the problems.

The purpose for the 11 part of the sequence, is to avoid actually RINGING your fellow sprint friend. It's supposed to be for when people are @ work etc. you can just leave a message :D

See if this work around will fix the problem for most who are having trouble

:wavey: Niklaus :wavey:
Thanks Nick for getting back to me. I hate to tell you this but, nope :irked: That didnt fix it. Still says that "this feature is not available"

Niklaus
02-14-2007, 06:32 AM
Thanks Nick for getting back to me. I hate to tell you this but, nope :irked: That didnt fix it. Still says that "this feature is not available"

I hate to admit defeat. :irked: but i'm beginning to feel it. Let me think about it some more, maybe I can come up with something.

Dan
02-14-2007, 07:33 AM
I hate to admit defeat. :irked: but i'm beginning to feel it. Let me think about it some more, maybe I can come up with something.


You may have been defeated? Im shocked...... im sad.........


Good to see you on :)


:wavey:

djinks
02-14-2007, 01:35 PM
It works from my Samsung M610 to my Sanyo 8100, but not viceversa. Does anyone have this working to an m610 voicemail? Does not seem to matter whether I dial manually or from the phonebook.

PrincessPixie
02-27-2007, 08:55 PM
Just a little note for those who live in an area code starting in the number "2"

Apparantly there's this very little known about feature for EMS (911) that will call your local emergency center if you dial "112" from a cell phone that isn't in it's original calling area (roaming). I found this out purely accidently when I tried checking my VM from my Nextel to my Sprint. It works just fine when calling from my Sprint, however.

So, if you are using a number that has an area code starting in "2", please be cautious!

oly va ha
03-04-2007, 11:04 PM
11(SPCS) **(your voicemail)# (password)# (IF you have NEW messages, you must get back to main menu then press 8) (IF no NEW messages press 8), Dial 10 digit number and #, press ## to return to vm.[/QUOTE]

i tried to do that...

1st what is your voicemail number? (is it your phone number? w/ or w/out the "1" or area code?)

and 2ndly do you type all that in your phone at once before you press talk/send?

thanks

djinks
03-05-2007, 08:27 AM
11(SPCS) **(your voicemail)# (password)# (IF you have NEW messages, you must get back to main menu then press 8) (IF no NEW messages press 8), Dial 10 digit number and #, press ## to return to vm.

i tried to do that...

1st what is your voicemail number? (is it your phone number? w/ or w/out the "1" or area code?)

and 2ndly do you type all that in your phone at once before you press talk/send?

thanks

1. The SPCS is someone else's Sprint PCS telephone number. The 11 in front gets you directly into their voice mail menu. It may not work on some phones, if they are turned on.

2. Put it all in a contact record if you don't want to type it each time. However, you need some pauses in the string that I don't see in your quoted version. Go back and read the thread again. A two second pause must be entered before the ** and before the 8. Pause coding is different on some phones, so check how your phone codes it. If you do this manually, of course, you just wait at those points for the voice menu prompt.

jumonjii
03-05-2007, 12:24 PM
If you have a second line, like me, I turn that phone off, then call it from my main line. Switches right to voicemail and then I dial out.

oly va ha
03-05-2007, 01:02 PM
1. The SPCS is someone else's Sprint PCS telephone number. The 11 in front gets you directly into their voice mail menu. It may not work on some phones, if they are turned on.

2. Put it all in a contact record if you don't want to type it each time. However, you need some pauses in the string that I don't see in your quoted version. Go back and read the thread again. A two second pause must be entered before the ** and before the 8. Pause coding is different on some phones, so check how your phone codes it. If you do this manually, of course, you just wait at those points for the voice menu prompt.


tell me if this is correct:

the person spcs is 555-111-1111 and mine is 555-222-2222 so i dial 11-555-111-1111**555-222-2222#password#

jumonjii
03-05-2007, 02:06 PM
looks right to me.

Goodgyrl
03-05-2007, 03:01 PM
if you're calling from sprint to sprint then why are you doing it like this? Isn't sprint to sprint free?

jumonjii
03-05-2007, 03:19 PM
if you're calling from sprint to sprint then why are you doing it like this? Isn't sprint to sprint free?

Doing it "like this" enables you to call non Sprint numbers but get charged for PCS to PCS minutes.

You are essentially calling a sprint customer's voicemail, then dialing out through the voicemail system to someone else.

Goodgyrl
03-05-2007, 03:23 PM
oh, ok I normally do it through my own voicemail

jumonjii
03-05-2007, 03:35 PM
Going through your own voicemail doesn't deduct from your pcs to pcs minutes.

Goodgyrl
03-05-2007, 03:40 PM
I haven't had any problem with this. I call my mom and my boyfriend all the time like this if I'm out and about. and it doesn't take away from my minutes. I only have 300 anytime minutes so I would know if it took away.

jumonjii
03-05-2007, 03:47 PM
Maybe your area is different.

Calling voicemail here deducts from anytime minutes. Using the "1-1" dial around helps.

So does Sprint to Home and Grandcentral.com

tomc585
03-05-2007, 03:50 PM
Funny thing...was just trying to make a call this way and now it disconnects a few seconds after I dial the number im calling and pressing #. It used to work...did they catch on?

stonehouse
03-05-2007, 04:11 PM
Sprint customer service told me today that you use AT minutes for checking voicemail even if it is weekend or evening. Can anyone confirm that??

jumonjii
03-05-2007, 04:14 PM
I've heard the same thing.

That's why this "trick" will let you check your voicemail using m2m minutes.

If the 1+1 doesn't work, you can always dial directly to another Sprint customer and wait for their voicemail to pick up, then go from there.

Goodgyrl
03-05-2007, 04:16 PM
I guess if u don't have sprint to sprint. I usually use a landline phone and call my voicemail during the day anyway.

oly va ha
03-05-2007, 04:22 PM
looks right to me.


it doesnt work

and checking your voicemail is just like calling yourself, so if you PCS to PCS then it should be free and plus arent you paying money for a voicemail on your account anyways?

jumonjii
03-05-2007, 05:40 PM
PCS to PCS is free. Calling your voicemail....for me anyway, isn't considered PCS to PCS and is deducted from my AT minutes.

Using the 1+1 option, or even calling my second line until it switched to VM allows me to check MY VM while still using PCS to PCS minutes. It also allows me to call out from the VM system...which is being accessed with PCS to PCS minutes.

Goodgyrl
03-05-2007, 07:15 PM
well if thats the case then I rarely go over my minutes so 10 minutes deducted from them wont hurt and like I said if it's that big of a deal just call from a landline phone.

blink_black
03-05-2007, 11:11 PM
well if thats the case then I rarely go over my minutes so 10 minutes deducted from them wont hurt and like I said if it's that big of a deal just call from a landline phone.
And how about if the person doesn't have a landline. I guess you didn't put that into consideration.

djinks
03-06-2007, 07:21 AM
it doesnt work

and checking your voicemail is just like calling yourself, so if you PCS to PCS then it should be free and plus arent you paying money for a voicemail on your account anyways?

How does it not work? Please be specific.
Are you dialing it manual or from your contacts?
What phone do you have?

Goodgyrl
03-06-2007, 07:34 AM
most people have some way to connect to a landline throughout the day. Especially if you're on this site. Not everybody in this thread has a BB.

simpleguy10
03-06-2007, 08:40 AM
Funny thing...was just trying to make a call this way and now it disconnects a few seconds after I dial the number im calling and pressing #. It used to work...did they catch on?

Still works for me tomc585.

tomc585
03-06-2007, 11:14 AM
Must be a NY (down state) thing. The 11 before the number never works and now I even lost doing it the hard way. Gonna try again later...just for giggles and..well, you know.

Eyecon82
03-06-2007, 11:23 AM
new york seems like the only place thus far where this trick does NOT work

jumonjii
03-06-2007, 11:38 AM
Prefix+MAIL use to work here. Now just 1+1 and direct dial.

nycgay23
03-06-2007, 11:45 AM
Sprint customer service told me today that you use AT minutes for checking voicemail even if it is weekend or evening. Can anyone confirm that??

This is incorrect, unless something changed yesterday. I have a plan that includes approx 3 anytime minutes, so I'm always running low. I've always waited until 7 (or 9 back in the day) to check my voicemail. It only comes out of your AT minutes if you use it before 7 (or 5 or 6 or 8 or 9 depending on your plan).

jumonjii
03-06-2007, 12:53 PM
3 anytime minutes? That sucks.

oly va ha
03-06-2007, 02:13 PM
How does it not work? Please be specific.
Are you dialing it manual or from your contacts?
What phone do you have?


i have the M1

i dialed it like this (manually) 11-555-111-1111**555-222-2222#mypassword#

the 111-1111 beign the other pcs number and 222-2222 beign my number

what am i doing wrong?

d4v3m4n
03-06-2007, 03:04 PM
It looks like you dialed it correctly. So, there are two possibilities that it doesn't work.

1. The PCS number you call needs to be a non ported sprint number

2. Maybe it doesn't work in your area.
IE: In New York City, it doesn't work for me. But in Buffalo, it works fine.

marley_nyc
03-08-2007, 03:44 PM
It works for me in West Palm Beach, FL.
This was a great tip. Thanks!!!

jumonjii
03-08-2007, 04:55 PM
I have it programmed into my phone now. Just used it for a 45 minute call to Dish Network.

Very handy for 800 numbers.

ron87
03-08-2007, 06:30 PM
I havent been in this thread since i asked the question.lol...Someone should just make this a sticky.lol

PixieBaby473
03-08-2007, 10:05 PM
It works perfectly fine for me.
I love it. :)

jumonjii
03-08-2007, 10:43 PM
PCS to PCS for free outgoing.
Grandcentral for Sprint2Home equals free incoming.

Cool cool

oly va ha
03-09-2007, 02:07 PM
why wont it work for me is "**" really "**" or is it a different key cuz i cant get it to work...

do i have to call a part first or can i enter all of it at once and hit talk? cuz thats what im doing...

newfnshow715
03-09-2007, 03:57 PM
I think you have to be calling someone whom is not stored in your phone book and doesnt call you, bc i tried it with my fathers number and it worked until he called me and i stored him and now its a no go

oly va ha
03-09-2007, 10:51 PM
thats weird cuz these other people are programming the numbers (the entire thing) into thier phones

jumonjii
03-10-2007, 08:13 AM
I use the 2 second pause option in the programming.

newfnshow715
03-10-2007, 01:55 PM
it used to work for me but now it doesnt like i said now when i do it for some reason it actually calls my father and he picks up then I have to talk which makes me not even wanna try this anymore. I dont know anyone else w sprint aside from my aunt and x gf

jumonjii
03-10-2007, 02:02 PM
Something about NY. Sprint removed the feature.

There use to be a voicemail "backdoor" number, but it doesn't work now either.

Too bad someone doesn't offer up their second line they aren't using as a central mailbox :P

newfnshow715
03-10-2007, 03:14 PM
yea ... thats horrible, it worked some time in feb and doesnt work anymore welll also I forgot to say, when I tried the trick out first I was in tx on vacation (dont know if this matters) and then on my last test I was back in NY and doesnt work anymore.

newfnshow715
03-10-2007, 03:18 PM
Something about NY. Sprint removed the feature.

There use to be a voicemail "backdoor" number, but it doesn't work now either.

Too bad someone doesn't offer up their second line they aren't using as a central mailbox :P

how did u get the 6pm nights and unlimited texts ?
I have 7pm nights and 500 text
24% employee discount, $5 off and 15% retentions discount and it comes to $20 after taxes (maybe they are jipping me on one discount??)

jumonjii
03-10-2007, 03:25 PM
jipping you?

You are doing pretty well. Be happy with what you have. NONE of the other carriers would be as gracious.

Niklaus
03-16-2007, 08:05 AM
...and checking your voicemail is just like calling yourself, so if you PCS to PCS then it should be free and plus arent you paying money for a voicemail on your account anyways?


I want to tell you what I was told...

sprint2sprint is free, but when when you call yourself, it's just sprint...

That's why this trick is so good... It started out as "sprint to sprint and back to sprint" :Popcorn2: then we remembered the option "8" in the voicemail system, that allowed outbound calls... and it worked, therefore becoming "sprint to sprint back to sprint and outbound" :lol:

The system still counts it as a pcs2pcs call...


:fingers: Also please don't sticky the thread... it will be too easily noticed, and sprint may shut this "Trick" off

:wavey: Niklaus :wavey:

socal77
03-29-2007, 09:17 PM
Hi just upgraded from my RAZR to the Q. I can't get the PCS to PCS trick to work on the Q. Does anyone have the dialing script figured out for the Q? Like how many commas for 2 second delay, etc.

I miss my free calls!!

Eyecon82
03-29-2007, 09:57 PM
Hi just upgraded from my RAZR to the Q. I can't get the PCS to PCS trick to work on the Q. Does anyone have the dialing script figured out for the Q? Like how many commas for 2 second delay, etc.

I miss my free calls!!

it differs for everyone.....what usually works the best is to stick in a hard pause between every 3 or 4 digits...that way it gives the automated system time to "think"....if you enter in your number XXXXXXXXXX instead of XXX pause XXXX pause XXX...the system might jumble up the digits messing up your call...try that

l0fls
04-05-2007, 09:09 AM
sweet :)

cavendano
04-05-2007, 11:51 AM
wonder how many peeps r gonna be pissed when this gets shut off and r stuck with the bill.......

maybe a disclaimer should be placed on this....lol...im serial

JoeMcR
04-10-2007, 02:00 AM
I've been reading through this thread and tried to see if I could get it working, but I don't think I did. Anyways, what does a person like me do, if they have no other friends on Sprint, but want to use this trick? Is there another number I can use to do the same thing? Thanks.

joe123
04-10-2007, 10:27 AM
I've been reading through this thread and tried to see if I could get it working, but I don't think I did. Anyways, what does a person like me do, if they have no other friends on Sprint, but want to use this trick? Is there another number I can use to do the same thing? Thanks.

Very simple. Just find someone who has a Sprint phone number and use that number. Go to a Sprint store and get an employees Sprint number and use that.

JoeMcR
04-10-2007, 06:28 PM
Very simple. Just find someone who has a Sprint phone number and use that number. Go to a Sprint store and get an employees Sprint number and use that.

Heh. Are sprint store employees so eager to give their numbers out?

ajoh
04-10-2007, 06:39 PM
Business cards.........................

JoeMcR
04-10-2007, 06:51 PM
Ah ok. I wasn't sure if they had their PCS number on there or not. Usually people leave the brick and mortar number...

joe123
04-10-2007, 07:23 PM
Business cards.........................

Exactly. Every time I visit a Sprint store, like to browse at the new phones, I get Sprint business cards shoved in every pocket I have and in places the sun don't shine too :haha:

Seriously, you can't come out of a Sprint store with an employee giving you their business card. You can also confirm that their Sprint number is there in case you decide to buy the phone at 1am in the morning.

aiwetir
04-10-2007, 08:16 PM
maybe call yourself from one of the display phones or ##786# it ?

mellymell67
04-11-2007, 03:06 PM
get the number off 1 of the diplay phones!! all have numbers in them just have 2 find it. if u go 2 da model u have should b easy 2 find.

rpina1
05-03-2007, 11:47 PM
never seen this thread before (new)

I figured I would give this a current day try. I have 2 sprint lines and I tried it from either. When I remotely check voicemail, from the other phone (either way), the 8 feature does not work.

When I check voicemail directly from the phone (which would use minutes), the 8 feature does work.

So it seems they figured it out, at least in my market. (san diego)

Proctor
05-04-2007, 06:06 AM
My wife and I both have original Sprint numbers from the pre-portability days and it still works. I have enough minutes where I never have to use it, but I just tried it and I got to the prompt to enter the oubbound number.

Eyecon82
05-04-2007, 10:28 AM
never seen this thread before (new)

I figured I would give this a current day try. I have 2 sprint lines and I tried it from either. When I remotely check voicemail, from the other phone (either way), the 8 feature does not work.

When I check voicemail directly from the phone (which would use minutes), the 8 feature does work.

So it seems they figured it out, at least in my market. (san diego)

that happens when your MSID and the other number (forgot what its called) doesnt match up indicating a ported number. Try using an ORIGINAL sprint number...maybe that's why the 8 feature is not working for you?

pardesi_bhai
05-04-2007, 11:05 AM
my friend in NY has a congular, ive tried this several times and i know im putting in all thenumbers right, i opt out of the VM by pressing 8 and then callin her number, always deducts minutes and did u know theres a 30 minute window in which u can talk, it automatically hangs up after that and u have to call them up again to continue talking

why is it not working for me

Eyecon82
05-04-2007, 11:10 AM
my friend in NY has a congular, ive tried this several times and i know im putting in all thenumbers right, i opt out of the VM by pressing 8 and then callin her number, always deducts minutes and did u know theres a 30 minute window in which u can talk, it automatically hangs up after that and u have to call them up again to continue talking

why is it not working for me


i believe NY is one of those markets where the 8 feature is not available....maybe sprint did this due to its population?

i know phoenix is one of those markets where it does NOT work...just went there for a trip a few weeks ago and tried using it...

however, it still works in chicago...which i find a little strange because we have a population that's close to NY

pardesi_bhai
05-04-2007, 12:57 PM
i believe NY is one of those markets where the 8 feature is not available....maybe sprint did this due to its population?

i know phoenix is one of those markets where it does NOT work...just went there for a trip a few weeks ago and tried using it...

however, it still works in chicago...which i find a little strange because we have a population that's close to NY
dont know if its cause of population, if they really did turn that feature off in NY, that sucks, can anyone second that

SWATSpyder
05-11-2007, 02:27 PM
This is tight. I just did this on a new billing cycle where I had only 1 minute used on AT and M2M, since it reset today.... Well I called my mother's cell phone who is on the same contract as myself and used the 11+HerNumber(**)MyNumber(#)PWD(#)(8)HomeNumber(#) And I used this to call my home phone and it worked! All of the minutes show up as used under PCS2PCS now 4 minutes.

I then did a test to make sure that it worked. I called my home phone directly w/o the workaround and let the line go for 1 min 10 sec and it shows up as now 3 minutes total under AT.

I dont know about keeping this open to the public for sprint to view... should be in some kind of locked thread w/password access only... Im sure they already viewed this though...

MidwestDrummer
05-11-2007, 10:34 PM
I dont know about keeping this open to the public for sprint to view... should be in some kind of locked thread w/password access only... Im sure they already viewed this though...

Sprint is well aware of this loophole, and has ben for quite some time.

campbellswrath
05-12-2007, 12:32 AM
Works perfect here. :)

JoeMcR
05-14-2007, 12:56 AM
Anyone generous enough to PM their Sprint number to try this out? I don't have any friends on Sprint and when I went to my local store all teh phones had ported numbers. Any help is much appreciated.

Niklaus
05-28-2007, 03:15 PM
Has anyone looked at the bill after using this feature...


It seems a little odd that it's shown this way... IMO

d4v3m4n
05-28-2007, 06:29 PM
dont know if its cause of population, if they really did turn that feature off in NY, that sucks, can anyone second that

It doesnt work in NYC but it works in Buffalo,NY.

PCSuser
06-08-2007, 05:13 PM
So does this work anymore. Would be awesome!

rpina1
06-08-2007, 08:27 PM
odd, this works now

when I tried before, it did not.

I have a new phone, I don't know if that makes any difference. I'll make a test call soon and see how it shows up on the bill.

I don't plan to abuse this, I just want to check my voice mail without using minutes. That is all I ask.

shaunita09
06-18-2007, 03:15 AM
It worked for me. It used pcs to pcs mins. None of my anytime mins. YES!

PCSuser
06-18-2007, 07:45 AM
It works for me too! I am not going to abuse it because i don't want to get kicked off Sprint. I advise all of you to NOT abuse this feature either.

shaunita09
06-18-2007, 03:09 PM
Okay I have 3 lines. It works on my Treo 755p but not my samsung a640? Oh well.

jumonjii
06-18-2007, 03:49 PM
I use the pcs to pcs trick to call 800 numbers. :tu:

Af725
06-22-2007, 02:03 PM
does it work on late model samsung phones?

terceslil
06-22-2007, 02:05 PM
does it work on late model samsung phones?

Works on my Samsung A920

haymaker18
07-20-2007, 02:27 PM
How do you program the "T"? Is it the "8"? My phone stops at the vm function of my friend's phone. I never get the option to dial out.

Maybe several of you want to make this long string a contact/speeddial number like I did. The pause in many phones, including my HTC Mogul 6800, is a ","

When you enter the number as a contact, just add commas to the string of numbers where you want the dialing to pause. One comma has been sufficient for my dialing, but two in a row would double the pause length if it needs more. Trial and error, my friends...

My string looks like this:
11XXXXXXXXXX,**YYYYYYYYYY#,ZZZZZZ#,8WWWWWWWWWW

where X=other PCS number
where Y=my PCS number
where Z=my voicemail password
where W=number I want to call

Note that I had no voicemails waiting for me when I called with this string. If I did, I might not be able to auto-dial all the way through. I might have to set the string to just go to my voicemail and then wait through the messages, finally dialing 8 + the other number manually. However, this works very well and could be added as a speed dial for a significant other if you needed a quick chat in the daytime.

I just wanted to explain that the "," is what many of your phones probably use for pauses in dialing, so since I didn't know that, I figured some of you might not as well. Play around with it...it's fun because it's kind of tricky. You feel a sense of accomplishment when it works!

-haymaker18

haymaker18
07-20-2007, 02:29 PM
It works for me too! I am not going to abuse it because i don't want to get kicked off Sprint. I advise all of you to NOT abuse this feature either.

Oh yeah...and count me in on the don't abuse it...many of us already have great plans. This is for emergencies and kind of just to see if it works!

Eyecon82
07-20-2007, 04:02 PM
Oh yeah...and count me in on the don't abuse it...many of us already have great plans. This is for emergencies and kind of just to see if it works!

very true...please do not abuse it....i only use this when i have to call 800 numbers and i know im going to be on hold for a long time

SuperG
07-22-2007, 02:25 AM
very true...please do not abuse it....i only use this when i have to call 800 numbers and i know im going to be on hold for a long time

Yup, I agree, that pretty much is my usage too. Every once in a while, if it is right at the end of the month, and I am very close to being out of minutes, I will use the trick.

SuperG

pinkdiva
07-28-2007, 10:25 AM
Maybe several of you want to make this long string a contact/speeddial number like I did. The pause in many phones, including my HTC Mogul 6800, is a ","

When you enter the number as a contact, just add commas to the string of numbers where you want the dialing to pause. One comma has been sufficient for my dialing, but two in a row would double the pause length if it needs more. Trial and error, my friends...

My string looks like this:
11XXXXXXXXXX,**YYYYYYYYYY#,ZZZZZZ#,8WWWWWWWWWW

where X=other PCS number
where Y=my PCS number
where Z=my voicemail password
where W=number I want to call

Note that I had no voicemails waiting for me when I called with this string. If I did, I might not be able to auto-dial all the way through. I might have to set the string to just go to my voicemail and then wait through the messages, finally dialing 8 + the other number manually. However, this works very well and could be added as a speed dial for a significant other if you needed a quick chat in the daytime.

I just wanted to explain that the "," is what many of your phones probably use for pauses in dialing, so since I didn't know that, I figured some of you might not as well. Play around with it...it's fun because it's kind of tricky. You feel a sense of accomplishment when it works!

-haymaker18

I have a Treo 700wx I attempted to add the string but I cannot inlcude the commas how do I go about including the commas?

Eyecon82
07-29-2007, 02:19 PM
I have a Treo 700wx I attempted to add the string but I cannot inlcude the commas how do I go about including the commas?


i believe you just press the option key and the comma button on the letter 'M'

mindfrost82
09-12-2007, 11:17 AM
Does anyone know if there's a trick like this available to Verizon? It works great for me since I have Sprint, but a co-worker of mine is on Verizon and they were interested in this trick.

rdwing
09-12-2007, 07:35 PM
Does it work for international calls?

SuperG
09-13-2007, 07:22 PM
Does it work for international calls?

Hmm..., that is a great question. I had never thought to try it before. Does anyone have any insight on this? I wonder if we need to dial 011 or not, etc., that is, if it allows that in the first place.

SuperG

jumonjii
09-13-2007, 07:57 PM
It doesn't work on any other carrier simply because the other carriers don't allow "out" dialing through the voicemail.

It doesn't work with international calls.

rdwing
09-13-2007, 09:45 PM
Hmm..., that is a great question. I had never thought to try it before. Does anyone have any insight on this? I wonder if we need to dial 011 or not, etc., that is, if it allows that in the first place.

SuperG

Canadian calls?

nightfighter
09-14-2007, 04:39 PM
Wow, so thats how the cheating spouse does it. The number won't show up on the bill then. I thought 45 min. checking the voicemail was a little long. LOL! Gonna have to watch out now.

jumonjii
09-14-2007, 04:54 PM
The number shows on the bill as 11x-xxxx

"x" being the number used to access the vm system. It cuts it off too.

The number you call out from vm will not show up however.

PCSuser
09-14-2007, 05:26 PM
Canadian calls?


Yes.

Eyecon82
09-14-2007, 06:07 PM
The number shows on the bill as 11x-xxxx

"x" being the number used to access the vm system. It cuts it off too.

The number you call out from vm will not show up however.

now if you call certain 800 numbers, even though you press *69, the caller id still shows up.....can this prevent it?

jumonjii
09-14-2007, 06:11 PM
maybe.

most caller IDs show 999 or something when calls are placed this way.

TechGuru
10-16-2007, 02:47 AM
Wow, so thats how the cheating spouse does it. The number won't show up on the bill then. I thought 45 min. checking the voicemail was a little long. LOL! Gonna have to watch out now.


LOL :lol: :laughing:

Parli
10-17-2007, 10:09 AM
Just did this on my Tre 700wx and it worked great! Thanks for the tip!

voltageROCK
10-22-2007, 11:05 PM
OK guys. Lets try to figure this out. I need to know if im an idiot or not. Help would be greatly appreciated. Why are you guys saying that first of all, you can dial this 11 thing and the other numbers must be sprint numbers, but for it to work you have to have pcs to pcs, so why are you wasting the time when you already have pcs to pcs? If you already have pcs to pcs, and are trying to without using A/T minutes, but are being told that first you have to be dialing a sprint number, and second you must have the feature of pcs to pcs on your plan. What in the world is going on? Are you saying that this 11 thing will not take minutes from anything? meaning its like a free call? What im trying to say is if you have pcs to pcs on your plan, the call is unlimited anyway.
Also, if I have unlimited pcs to pcs, calling my own voice mail is taking A/T minutes? If I dial my own number which is Sprint, and I have unlimited mobile to mobile, I'm getting A/T minutes deducted? I need clarification please guys. I hope I was clear with this. Thanks everyone!:confused:

Trident
10-24-2007, 07:53 AM
Maybe several of you want to make this long string a contact/speeddial number like I did. The pause in many phones, including my HTC Mogul 6800, is a ","

When you enter the number as a contact, just add commas to the string of numbers where you want the dialing to pause. One comma has been sufficient for my dialing, but two in a row would double the pause length if it needs more. Trial and error, my friends...

My string looks like this:
11XXXXXXXXXX,**YYYYYYYYYY#,ZZZZZZ#,8WWWWWWWWWW

where X=other PCS number
where Y=my PCS number
where Z=my voicemail password
where W=number I want to call

Note that I had no voicemails waiting for me when I called with this string. If I did, I might not be able to auto-dial all the way through. I might have to set the string to just go to my voicemail and then wait through the messages, finally dialing 8 + the other number manually. However, this works very well and could be added as a speed dial for a significant other if you needed a quick chat in the daytime.

I just wanted to explain that the "," is what many of your phones probably use for pauses in dialing, so since I didn't know that, I figured some of you might not as well. Play around with it...it's fun because it's kind of tricky. You feel a sense of accomplishment when it works!

-haymaker18
Spectacular.
I'm using a PPC6700 w/WM6. I just used this to check VM (I wasn't really planning on doing the free calls thing, I just don't want to have to use minutes when checking VM). The only change I make is that instead of "," I use "p".

fresar
10-25-2007, 04:48 PM
i tried dialing 11+sprint number and it says i am dailing a wrong number, also is can i dial international calls?

inftaxs
10-26-2007, 03:55 PM
Does not work in NY City. Not working in North NJ anymore, used to work fine last month. Sprint may be catching up. May be shutting this down region by region.

jumonjii
10-26-2007, 06:20 PM
if the "11+" doesn't work, you can call any sprint number directly and get in that way... assuming the other person doesn't answer, or you have a second line.

Keiichi
10-28-2007, 11:27 AM
now if you call certain 800 numbers, even though you press *69, the caller id still shows up.....can this prevent it?

It's *67, not 69.:)

voltageROCK
10-29-2007, 02:02 PM
My method seems to work really well. It is very similar to you guys' methods. I stored mine on a speed dial.

I stored it as follows:

11xxxxxxxxxx followed by a hard pause (in my case to use the hard pause, I have to hit the send to activate it) my next string is my number

**yyyyyyyyyy#PSWD#

That's it. Now if I have voice mail, I listen to it first, then dial number 8 followed by the number I want to call. So for the 30 digits that are stored, that helps me so much, saves a lot of time and aggravation. I can handle the rest, especially because I only use it for 800 numbers, and calling company's to follow up on job applications. The number I'm dialing is usually always different.

Another problem which really isn't that bad is that after 3 minutes, 30 seconds, I was cut off from the conversation, and sent back to my voice mailbox. So, what was the length of time you guys got for these calls? I thought I read someone else said 30 minutes. Now that's definitely abusing! I have the unlimited incoming plan, so as soon as I can, I usually tell them to call me back anyway.

Later

voltageROCK
10-29-2007, 04:18 PM
the * 67 won't work though, because once you dial the * while in your voice mailbox, it takes you to another menu item. so if anyone knows how to get around this, then please let me know. also, it gives a private or scrambled number for a reason. the dialing process is going through many different routes, so i believe that causes the confusion in the system. bye

Niklaus
11-02-2007, 11:23 AM
I tried this to call a friend in Canada. It still charges LD to canada... Heads up!

Good to know. Now the question I have is what does the caller ID display on the receivers end? The people I call don't know it's me when they answer the phone. Does it say blocked? or all "1's" or what?

-Niklaus

Niklaus
11-02-2007, 11:26 AM
maybe.

most caller IDs show 999 or something when calls are placed this way.

I think last time it came in as 123-456-7890 for me.
Does anyone know for sure?

-Niklaus

rain1177
03-02-2008, 10:32 PM
i was able to check the voicemail and make free outgoing calls for free but i keep getting the error - this mail box is currently under system maintenance please call back later, error 80 1 . this has been happening for the past month i just wanted to know if its been happening for anyone else aswell.

paintballfan419
03-04-2008, 11:26 PM
I think last time it came in as 123-456-7890 for me.
Does anyone know for sure?

-Niklaus

when i do it, it shows up as unknown

rain1177
03-05-2008, 10:20 PM
is that what it says when u put in ur pass code?
it never did that for me

paintballfan419
03-05-2008, 11:15 PM
yep. Call another pcs # switch to my VM and enter my passcode in... then dial out to who i want to call and to that person it shows up as unknown.

rain1177
03-06-2008, 07:16 AM
yeah it shows up as unknown or private id. unfortunately this procedure hasn't been working for me .... I thought it was cause I moved to boston. but it doesn't work in atlanta,ga or orlando,fl either. but that is for me. its still working on my brothers phone in california...maybe they are trying to phase this feature out.....anyone have any thoughts ?

kulnet
03-06-2008, 07:25 AM
Yeah, Houston shut this nifty little trick down a little while ago. Thankfully, the workaround still works.

paintballfan419
03-06-2008, 09:31 AM
it doesn't work in atlanta,ga

That's strange. I live in Atlanta and it works just fine for me.

rain1177
03-06-2008, 11:16 AM
what's the work around trick for this? please I would love to know really appreciate it

voltageROCK
03-06-2008, 01:06 PM
I noted in my journal (all that means is 'I noticed', I'm an idiot and I use idiotic language) that the 11 before someone elses sprint number doesn't work everytime. If you are in an area where it doesn't, you have to dial the other sprint number without the 11 first, and the person you are calling has to know not to pick up. I use my girlfriends number so it's real easy for me. So when you get to the voicemail after it rings, just do the same steps as you would normally to access your own voice mailbox. You get the same prompts as you would with dialing 11 first. Remember, all that does is send to other sprint number's voicemail without ringing on their end.

I was just driving from Rhode Island to New Jersey, and the 11 didn't work in Connecticut for a little bit driving on Rt 95, so I just dialed the number without the 11 and it was fine. So for all of you out there where the 11 doesn't work, just find someone who knows that you're gonna call so they don't pick up. It should work fine that way.

Try it and see if it works. soup

rain1177
03-06-2008, 05:13 PM
IT WORKED!!
THANKS MAN!
I noted in my journal (all that means is 'I noticed', I'm an idiot and I use idiotic language) that the 11 before someone elses sprint number doesn't work everytime. If you are in an area where it doesn't, you have to dial the other sprint number without the 11 first, and the person you are calling has to know not to pick up. I use my girlfriends number so it's real easy for me. So when you get to the voicemail after it rings, just do the same steps as you would normally to access your own voice mailbox. You get the same prompts as you would with dialing 11 first. Remember, all that does is send to other sprint number's voicemail without ringing on their end.

I was just driving from Rhode Island to New Jersey, and the 11 didn't work in Connecticut for a little bit driving on Rt 95, so I just dialed the number without the 11 and it was fine. So for all of you out there where the 11 doesn't work, just find someone who knows that you're gonna call so they don't pick up. It should work fine that way.

Try it and see if it works. soup

voltageROCK
03-06-2008, 05:18 PM
No prob. Just make sure you don't abuse it though. I just use it for 800 numbers, and random numbers that I'm not sure how long i'll be on the phone

rain1177
03-07-2008, 04:04 PM
yeah i dont really use it much except for 800 #s. figure its free for sprint to put that through ................ i was kinda sad that it wasnt working any more another reason why i love sprint!:tu:

Big Blue 4 Life
03-09-2008, 04:43 PM
i got it to work with my Sanyo M1 in western NY.

I had to mess around with it all morning calling my wife's sprint phone. The very first time I tried it, I was able to listen and delete her vm. I could not repeat this again.

After about an hour I found the right code for me...

11hhhhhhhhhhTT**yyyyyyyyyy#Tcccc#TT8

h= my wife's number
T= 2 sec pause
y= my number
c= my vm pin

At this point it will ask for area code and phone number to call. I set this as a speed dial.

I found you need to give two Ts a couple times and have no VMs.

jaminmc
03-09-2008, 11:52 PM
i was able to check the voicemail and make free outgoing calls for free but i keep getting the error - this mail box is currently under system maintenance please call back later, error 80 1 . this has been happening for the past month i just wanted to know if its been happening for anyone else aswell.

That means that you need to use a sprint cell number from a different area. I find that a New York number works in the most markets I have been in.

jaminmc
03-09-2008, 11:55 PM
11hhhhhhhhhhTT**yyyyyyyyyy#Tcccc#TT8

h= my wife's number
T= 2 sec pause
y= my number
c= my vm pin

At this point it will ask for area code and phone number to call. I set this as a speed dial.

I found you need to give two Ts a couple times and have no VMs.
Actually, if you don't put a T after your pin, then it will go strait to the "Enter your areacode, and #" prompt. Even if your voicemail is set to auto play.

Big Blue 4 Life
03-10-2008, 08:34 AM
If I don't put that pause in, it gets hung up sometimes.

rain1177
03-10-2008, 04:45 PM
yeah the Ts dont work well on my mogul, they used to on my a900. but the whole process works fine for me as long as i dont try it in nyc, atlanta, or boston (downtown areas) ..... havent tried without the 11 though

Big Blue 4 Life
03-10-2008, 04:48 PM
I still haven't checked my call details to see if it's sprint to sprint.

Niklaus
03-11-2008, 12:24 PM
How's my favorite thread doing? Of all the threads that I was a part of, this is the top dog! It helps so many people stay under the minutes allotted them. :D

-Niklaus

ladyjade
03-19-2008, 11:04 AM
if you dont want your number to show when you make a call. just call sprint and tell them you want your phone number automatically blocked from showing when you call ppl,

and if when you call somebody you want your number to show for that particular call,

you can dial a code before you dial the number that wil l
let your number show for that call

jofeejoe
03-26-2008, 11:55 AM
Ok so does this work for anyone still??

when i tried from my i930 it sent me straight to the 911 emergency everytime....wierd

then when i tried from my sprint mogul 6800 it said my voicemail (my other phone number) didnt exist and gave me some kind of message code

jofeejoe
03-27-2008, 08:42 AM
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So this explains why i couldn't do the PCS to PCS trick. My area code is 219! Everytimes i did the 11 (219) xxx-xxxx it called the police. lol!!!

112 does call the police!!!

 
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