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How to Dial an Extension on iPhone, and Save Extensions to Contacts

Learn how to dial Extension on your iPhone, and save it to your contacts. Do you call a particular contact often, like your spouse or...

Daniel Barrett
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How to Dial An Extension on iPhone– Do you call a particular contact often, like your spouse or parent, and need to add an extension each time? They might work in an office or institution where they don’t have a direct line and you need that extension to reach them.
If need to call a company and you have the extension for the person you’re trying to reach, use this article to automatically dial the extension on your iPhone, without needing to hear any automated prompts.

How to Dial an Extension on iPhone

  • Open the Phone app.
  • Dial the main number you’re calling.
  • Then hold down the * (asterisk) until a comma appears.
  • Now enter the extension number after the comma.
Tap the green Call button and you’ll dial straight to the person you’re trying to reach. When you do this, make sure you hold down the * long enough to turn it into a comma. The comma acts as a pause and lets your phone know it’s dialing an extension.

How to Save Extensions in Your iPhone Contacts

If you plan to regularly call an extension, you can save it in your Contacts. That way, the next time you go to dial the extension, it will already be saved as it needs to be dialed. Here’s how to save a number with the extension to your Contacts on your iPhone:
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