Results 1 to 8 of 8
  1. #1
    morgenmuffel
    Join Date
    Dec 2004
    Location
    Putaruru
    Posts
    2,905

    Default Yahoo Phone verification won't work with my phone number

    Went to check my Yahoo mail account online today, I haven't checked in a while but anyway

    Entered username password, and it then came up with a phone verification thingie (same thing happens on my gmail account every few months), where you stick in your phone number and it txts you a code that you put into the box on screen etc

    only problem is it keeps telling me to put in a valid phone number
    lets pretend this is my number on Vodafone

    There is a dropdown where you select

    +64 New Zealand

    0211234567

    I have tried

    +64211234567
    00640211234567
    0064211234567
    0211234567
    211234567

    and about every variant I can think of

    I am fairly sure it must start with

    +64

    because if it doesn't the dropdown reverts to the US.

    But freaking hell i'm getting pissy
    Morgenmuffel - This word needs to be a part of the english language, in fact you should use it in everyday conversation

  2. #2
    Senior Member paulw's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2004
    Location
    Auckland / Tauranga
    Posts
    4,115

    Default Re: Yahoo Phone verification won't work with my phone number

    Sounds like you have done all the combinations. +64 is the norm for these type of things if it's coming from an overseas server,. Some local one just want 0211234567 format..
    Regards,

    Paul W
    Taco Bell is not a Mexican telephone company

  3. #3
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Dec 2004
    Location
    Christchurch
    Posts
    2,459

    Default Re: Yahoo Phone verification won't work with my phone number

    just 64 isn't it, no + sign.

  4. #4
    Senior Member paulw's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2004
    Location
    Auckland / Tauranga
    Posts
    4,115

    Default Re: Yahoo Phone verification won't work with my phone number

    General includes the + sign to indelicate an international number..
    Regards,

    Paul W
    Taco Bell is not a Mexican telephone company

  5. #5
    Lifetime Member lakewoodlady's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Location
    On a need to know basis....
    Posts
    3,391

    Default Re: Yahoo Phone verification won't work with my phone number

    Try putting in 06, 07, eg, whatever your area code is, in between the 64 and the 021 ?

    LL

  6. #6
    Systems Engineer Alex B's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2010
    Location
    London
    Posts
    1,669

    Default Re: Yahoo Phone verification won't work with my phone number

    Cellphones don't have area codes.

    Has your number ever been ported to another provider? Which cell company are you with?

  7. #7
    morgenmuffel
    Join Date
    Dec 2004
    Location
    Putaruru
    Posts
    2,905

    Default Re: Yahoo Phone verification won't work with my phone number

    nope my number has never been ported always been with vodafone, also have a 2 degrees sim in the phone (dual sim) and that number wont work either

    I have tried with and without the + sign
    Morgenmuffel - This word needs to be a part of the english language, in fact you should use it in everyday conversation

  8. #8
    morgenmuffel
    Join Date
    Dec 2004
    Location
    Putaruru
    Posts
    2,905

    Default Re: Yahoo Phone verification won't work with my phone number

    Ok solved

    I feel rather dumb now

    Went to the "I have a problem with my password" Which I didn't, and it sent a txt to my phone no worries, so all is now good

    Until the next time
    Morgenmuffel - This word needs to be a part of the english language, in fact you should use it in everyday conversation

Similar Threads

  1. How to get a new phone number
    By Driftwood in forum PC World Chat
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 11-06-2013, 08:55 AM
  2. phone number location
    By GameJunkie in forum PC World Chat
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 16-03-2010, 05:52 PM
  3. Phone number help please.
    By paradox in forum PC World Chat
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 21-04-2005, 09:30 AM
  4. Xtra's 2nd phone number
    By heni72847 in forum PressF1
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 21-07-2003, 05:42 PM
  5. what i4free phone number
    By in forum PressF1
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 04-01-2001, 10:47 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •