Appending country code to all contact numbers

Appending country code to all contact numbers

And so I got the LG Optimus One for a family member and transferred over his contacts easily thanks to Mac OS X Address Book’s built-in ability to synchronize with Google Contacts. The Google Android platform certainly has some excellent features not found in the iPhone ‘s iOS – but more of that in another (future) post. The only problem was that the Optimus One could not seem to identify  a caller if his contact entry did not have the country/area code appended. As the family member’s previous phone was an old non-smartphone candy bar type, almost all his contacts did not have the country code! I was dreading the need to spend an entire afternoon doing data entry when I chanced upon an elegant solution on the Apple discussion forums....

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