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In my country, we have to use a prefix before dialing an international number, depending on which provider we use. For example, I use an international calling company for which I have to dial 019 before dialing the international number.

Now, having to edit each and every international phone number in my address book to add a 109 would be annoying. And when I move providers, having to do the whole process again would be very annoying.

Is there a way to tell Android, "every time you see a +, just dial 019 instead"? Or any other solution?

(I use Cyanogenmod.)

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The world would be a better place if every carrier/phone provider would just recognize the canonical number format E.123. Shame on your provider ;) –  Flow Sep 14 '12 at 14:48
    
be easier to just insert/add a new contact with international dialling code prefix with their number; that's what I do, so if I was to go abroad, I can dial the contact as the number is there already! –  t0mm13b Oct 14 '12 at 20:15
    
@t0mm13b: that would require me to edit each and every contact, and duplicate each phone number to have both + and 019 (or whatever the international dialing prefix is). I don't think your suggestion saves any effort at all. –  Nathan Fellman Sep 12 '13 at 20:17

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The only apps I have found to be able to do this kind of editing are SIP dialers like CSipSimple and SipDroid. They integrate into the regular call setup and can run a set of rewrite rules and filters to decide where and how to place the call.

I believe both can do this even for regular (cell) calls, and even when no SIP provider has been configured.

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