so I have a belong SIM and I cannot use it on Paypal and eBay...

Discussion in 'Mobile Phones & Devices' started by mrjayviper, Oct 23, 2020.

  1. mrjayviper

    mrjayviper Member

    Jul 18, 2012
    as above.

    I know my number works as I've tried calling myself using someone else's phone. but the sites mentioned above, it won't accept it. both sites says something that goes like "invalid number".

    Any ideas? Thanks
  2. mareke

    mareke Member

    Jun 1, 2003
    Sydney, NSW
    When I first started using a mobile I discovered that I needed to enter the full number including country code and a + sign before the number to get text messages to work. If entering the full number doesn't work then maybe your number is blacklisted with eBay and PayPal. I haven't tried registering it with PayPal but the number allocated by Telstra to me when I recently bought a Telstra Easy Call 5 phone previously belonged to someone else who could have done the wrong thing with respect to eBay & PayPal.
    Last edited: Oct 23, 2020

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