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Making phone calls in ‘the 315’ is about to get complicated

Starting on February 11th, you’ll have to dial ‘315’ along with your ten digit number, in order for the call to go through. The change, is because a second area code will be added for this area starting in March, because almost all the numbers in the 315 area code are in use.

The advice: don’t wait til the change date. Update your contact lists (including for texting!) , speed dials, and personal directories on programs like ‘Facetime’ now, to include all 10 numbers. Do it for phones, tablets and computers. Dave Andrews, with AT&T Retail Sales in the Syracuse Area, says it’s also a good time to ensure all your devices are security updated:

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