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failed to turn off phone properly, will i be charged for 18hr phone call to an answer phone ?

whilst staying at a friends house i used her landline to call a moblie phone, when i got an answer phone i hung up (or so i thought) the next morning i went to use the phone and found it was still on and the duration was 18hrs! will she (i) be charged for this call ? im extremely worried!

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Re: failed to turn off phone properly, will i be charged for 18hr phone call to an answer phone ?

Hopefully not.

 

Usually if there is no "traffic" (ie speaking) on the line for a set time the phone will automatically disconnect. This can vary depending on supplier / network, but can be 10 minutes.

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Re: failed to turn off phone properly, will i be charged for 18hr phone call to an answer phone ?

Many thanks (10 mins is a lot better than 18 hrs!!)

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Re: failed to turn off phone properly, will i be charged for 18hr phone call to an answer phone ?

I presume as you have posted on the BT forums. that your friend has  her calls with BT,

 

If this is the case,  if she uses the My BT facility she can view the usage, time, duration and cost of the calls.

 

 Beats waiting in suspense for the next bill.  Smiley Surprised