thingelstad

Jamie Thingelstad's personal website

iPhone 3.0 Phone Label

This is a little change in the iPhone 3.0 release that I hadn’t seen anyone mention. When you change the type of a phone number in Address Book on the iPhone you’ve always been able to set custom labels in addition to the built-in ones. However, there was a new one added in 3.0 for “iPhone” (see 2nd choice).

Kind of odd. Not real sure what you would use this for other than vanity. I guess you could sometime specify, particularly with the coming use of MMS, that I only want to send this to iPhones?

4 Comments

  1. That is a nice feature. I wish there was something like that on my phone. I would like to list what service other people’s mobile phones were using. That way, as I am on Sprint, I would know when I am calling another Sprint phone (Sprint to Sprint doesn’t use my minutes.)

  2. Patrick Hambek

    June 29, 2009 at 3:15 pm

    I agree with you Jamie. I’m not sure what you’d use that label for exactly. I would think a mobile number is a mobile number (as most phones have the same abilities).

  3. Weird. It would be nice to know which service callers are using (AT&T, Sprint, etc.), but I don’t think I would ever manually set that…

    Good eye, Jamie!

  4. I’m not seeing it… And actually, mine recently lost the “mobile” option. Do you know where these can be set?

Comments are closed.

© 2014 thingelstad

Theme by Anders NorenUp ↑