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How do I get hold of BT to change my unlisted number to listed

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I have been unlisted since 1990 due to some past incidents that are no longer relevant. It means my number my number comes up as a private number and is not accepted by some telephone systems. I contacted Offcom and was told that I had to contact BT - how? I dial the 0800 number but none of the options are of any use to me - I need to speak to a person not a machine!

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@jimbrat91 

Prefixing the number dialled with 1470, will release your number for that call only, if that is any help.

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Re: How do I get hold of BT to change my unlisted number to listed

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Hi @jimbrat91   Dial 150.

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I want to remove it permanently. I make a lot of calls for various reasons and quite often the calls get blocked.

I just want to talk to a real person!!!!!

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Have you tried live chat, they should be able to help?

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@jimbrat91 wrote:

I want to remove it permanently. I make a lot of calls for various reasons and quite often the calls get blocked.

I just want to talk to a real person!!!!!


Then just call 150, you will eventually reach a customer services person.

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Hi @jimbrat91,

Thank you for posting and welcome to the Community.

I can give you a hand getting your number unlisted. 

I have sent you a private message with instructions on how to contact the team.  You can access your messages via the envelope icon at the top right of the screen, or click on this link, Private messages

Thanks,

Paddy

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Live chat didn't come up when I logged into my BT account!

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Yep called them but the options are not suitable - it is not a question about billing - so option 1 is out. It is not a fault - so option 2 doesn't help, I'm not moving house or leaving them and its not about mobile either - and none of the options has one for ' if its not one of these options hang on for an operator' either.

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@jimbrat91 

If you replied to @PaddyB , then one of the team will contact you.

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