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I have a new Galaxy S3 which I ported my old number to from across networks. I now have my old number, but Settings -> Status still shows the old number!

Is there any way to change this on ICS or the Galaxy S3? I also have access to an old HTC Desire running Cyanogenmod 7 if that helps :D

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When did you port the old number? it depends on your carrier in porting the number over, it could take 24 hours up to a week, I would think. BTW What carrier? If its USA orientated, then that would be best answered by someone else as am European :) –  t0mm13b Jun 27 '12 at 16:11
    
BTW to clarify you stated which I ported my old number to from across networks. I now have my old number, but Settings -> Status still shows the old number! Did you mean the new number? –  t0mm13b Jun 27 '12 at 16:14
    
possible duplicate of Sony Xperia Arc S, changing the "my number" in contact list? –  Liam W Dec 24 '12 at 20:35
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If you are referring to the "My Number" field then I answered the question here.

The "My Number" isn't actually stored on the phone, it is stored on your sim card. Stock android can't edit this data. CyanogenMod can, so can iPhones and BlackBerrys. If you can get your hands on one of these then just pop your sim into it and edit the "My Number" field and Bobs your uncle.

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+1 - I had to use a loaner Blackberry to change mine. Technically, this field on the SIM card is called your MSISDN. –  Mr. Buster Feb 23 '13 at 0:01
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