I have a BB Torch with international access. Have had problems dialing a local Sao Paulo number using my phone. Do I simply dial the #: 55 11 XXXX XXXX?
Calling From US ATT Blackberry While in Brazil(4 posts)
If the number you are dialing is a local number you can just dial it without the area code (the last 8 digits is the local number).
To dial long distance calls in Brazil you will have to add some extra digits. Namely, you will need to add 0 followed by the carrier code and area code: 0 xx yy ???? ???? (xx is the carrier code and yy the area code). Below is a Wikipedia page explaining carrier codes:
If you want to call internationally (to the US for instance), just use the plus sign with your cell phone followed by the international number. Example: you would have +1 ??? ??? ???? for a call to the US.
Am now in Sao Paulo and still cannot dial a number here. Tried the solution above - just dial the last 8 digits. Any help will be appreciated. Brazil is the only place I have this issue.
Have you also tried dialing using the long distance method? What happens when you dial (any error messages)?
One suggestion: try dialing other Brazil numbers to rule out the possibility that you are only having trouble calling this particular number.
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