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texting from Japan to US
daisylee
Member

Hi, I'm going to be in Japan and signed up for Travel Pass. When texting to someone in the US, do I need to type anything before the area code and phone number?

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Re: texting from Japan to US
rcschnoor
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You can find dialing instructions by using Verizon's interactive travel planner at the following:

https://www.verizonwireless.com/support/trip-planner-tool/#/tripPlanner

Dialing Instructions

Many phones allow you to enter the international call prefix “+” (plus) in your saved contact numbers by holding down the “0” (zero) key, or with two consecutive presses of the “*” (star) key. That way, when you make a call, your phone will automatically convert the “+” (plus) to the appropriate international prefix.
Japan (81)
U.S.Dial Plus Sign then 1 then ten digit U.S. number
LocalDial Plus Sign then Country Code then Local Number with Area Code (if applicable)
Other CountriesDial Plus Sign then Country Code then international number
Customer ServiceDial Plus Sign then 1 then 908-559-4899
Customer Service from a landlineDial 001 800-50050099 or 0033 800-50050099 (Japan NTT) or 0061010 800-50050099 (Japan Softbank)
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