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hey all, i just have a quick question.

i have a rogers pay as you go phone; well, sim card put into a sony ericsson j300a, anywhoo, i was wondering how i would go about changing the caller ID.

i got the sim card from my sister so that i wouldnt need to activate another one, and i have changed all the account info via *611, but my caller ID still shows up as my sister...being a guy and the name showing up as Ashley is kind of annoying.

any ideas how to change it? would i need to go into one of their big stores or just call or something?


Thanks in advance,
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Now I know your sisters name

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Call up your service provider?
    
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Originally Posted by legoman786 View Post
Now I know your sisters name

jk jk

Call up your service provider?
haha, onoes


yeah i was thinking that would most likely be the case. there is, however, one of their large buildings a couple blocks from my house; where i went to change my number. i wonder if they would do it there/if my sister would need to be there or something for some kind of consent.
    
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Now I know your sisters name

jk jk

Call up your service provider?
The service provider normally goes by the main name on the account (e.g. whoever set it up). Most times (with postpaid service) you can just call the service provider and have them update what is called the CNAM (Caller ID Name Display) to show the actual user's name. If they can change it, the change will happen within 48-72 hours with other mobile phones and up to a month for landline phones.

When calling in, you may need to verify some information, so ask your sis what she has to use to verify herself when she calls in. Hope this helps.
    
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