How to use Skype to call a Jordanian cell?
June 18, 2009 7:46 AM   Subscribe

How can I call a cellphone in Jordan using Skype?

I'm trying to reach a Jordanian cellphone via Skype. The number is of the format 079 - XXXX - XXXX -- at least that's the number I can dial from another Jordanian cellphone to complete the call.

So far I've had no luck connecting to the phone with Skype, though. I've selected the Jordan country code (962) of course, and I've tried to complete the call with all eleven digits, omitting the zero, omitting the seven, etc. and nothing's worked so far.

Anybody know how I should format the number?
posted by jacob to Computers & Internet (2 answers total)
Should be +962 79 xxxx xxxx
posted by zeikka at 7:54 AM on June 18, 2009

You can temporarily change Skype's default dialing prefix and just dial the cell number as if you were in Jordan:
- Click the dial pad on Skype's main window.
- Next to the phone-number entry/edit box, open the drop-down and select Jordan.
- Type or click the Jordanian phone number.
- After your call(s), restore the drop-down to your preferred default.
posted by TruncatedTiller at 8:19 AM on June 18, 2009

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