Its about iPhone phone app UI .

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asked Jun 15, 2012 by lustring (136 points)
Anyone can explain to me why the hell in iPhone phone app I need letters under numbers would be really appreciated.    Unlikely apple puts this kind of redundant feature on its devices.  In practice I only can dial  numbers but not letters ,why Apple put the letters Under numbers ,it's kind of ridiculous move.

2 Answers

+2 votes
answered Jun 15, 2012 by TheTechDude (76,120 points)
It is so when you are watching a show on TV and a commercial comes on as says to call `1-(800)-Call-Now` you know where to find the numbers that match the letters.

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That number would really be `1-(800)-225-5669`

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+1 vote
answered Jun 15, 2012 by DJ Scooby Doo (9,656 points)
Every phone has had that before, I don't know why you're noticing that now, lol. What @TheTechDude said is right, they do have that for convienence if a vanity phone number comes up, you can type it in.
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