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    • jtcowie
    • By jtcowie 9th Jul 17, 9:02 AM
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    Can't unsubscribe from 18185
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    • 9th Jul 17, 9:02 AM
    Can't unsubscribe from 18185 9th Jul 17 at 9:02 AM
    Hi, I've been a subscriber to 18185 for several years but unsubscribed and closed my account last week. However, every time I try to make a call on my landline I now get a message from 18185 saying that the phone number I am ringing from is not registered with them and I need to go to their website to do so. It then disconnects me and if I try to re-dial the number I want I just get the 18185 recorded message again. I have emailed 18185 but with no reply/result so far.

    Has anyone else had this problem and, if so, how did you resolve it?

    Thanks in advance for any help.
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    • unforeseen
    • By unforeseen 9th Jul 17, 10:11 AM
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    • 9th Jul 17, 10:11 AM
    It sounds like you have set your landline phone up to dial the 18185 prefix before each call automatically.
    • jtcowie
    • By jtcowie 9th Jul 17, 10:54 AM
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    • 9th Jul 17, 10:54 AM
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    • 9th Jul 17, 10:54 AM
    Oh maybe I did (although I have no recollection of doing so!) Do you know how I can reverse it? Thank you.
    • Ian011
    • By Ian011 9th Jul 17, 11:16 AM
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    • 9th Jul 17, 11:16 AM
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    • 9th Jul 17, 11:16 AM
    If you have a plug-in box that prefixes the numbers you dial with 18185 then simply unplug that box.

    If you have stored numbers on your phone with 18185 at the beginning, edit each entry to remove those digits.
    • jtcowie
    • By jtcowie 9th Jul 17, 2:31 PM
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    • 9th Jul 17, 2:31 PM
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    • 9th Jul 17, 2:31 PM
    I found an old Orchid box with the phone line plugged into it; took it out and normal service has been resumed. Thank you both for answering.
    • poppasmurf_bewdley
    • By poppasmurf_bewdley 9th Jul 17, 9:02 PM
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    • 9th Jul 17, 9:02 PM
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    • 9th Jul 17, 9:02 PM
    I found an old Orchid box with the phone line plugged into it; took it out and normal service has been resumed. Thank you both for answering.
    Originally posted by jtcowie
    Get the Orchid box on eBay. You should get a few quid for it as I believe they are quite sought after.
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