I am in the United States. I have an Android smart phone, and I downloaded the mobile version of Skype into it. I bought some Skype credit, and I'm trying to make my first Skype call. It is to another United States landline. I entered 1 and the number, but when i hit "Call" I get a message saying "Wrong number. Please include country code (e.g. +44 1234567)" The U.S. flag icon is clearly shown next to the number, so the phone and I both know this is to a U.S. number. I've tried to just select the U.S. icon and enter the number, put a space between the 1 and the number, put a + between the 1 and the number, but all to no avail. It still gives me the error message, and it won't dial the number.
Anybody got any ideas?
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I have the EXACT same problem. If this isn't addressed Skype will not get my business.
I can dial from my PC to a U.S. landline but cannot use Skype mobil eon my Samsung Intercept on Virgin Mobile network to dial out to the very same number. I get the above error post at the beginning of this tread.
I am having the same problem with +1 877 numbers... this is toll free USA?! Why do we get this message? I have the USA flag also.
This problem should be escelated as its made me stop using skype and use Google voice instead. Having to select 1 in the country code when dialing from Outlook is a BIG problem. Maybe Skype can add an option that when in doubt select USA as the default country code for example or whichever you wish.