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Why does my phone ask callers to dial area code and press #

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why does my phone ask callers to dial area code and press # and enter a pin number
JA: Just to clarify, have you double-checked the code? And what is the exact make and model of your machine?
Customer: what code? KX-TGE233
JA: How long has this been going on? What troubleshooting have you tried?
Customer: for a couple weeks at least and I don't know what to do
JA: Anything else you want the Electronics Expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: thats about it
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Consumer Electronics
Expert:  Nathan replied 1 month ago.

Hi, I'm Nathan.
Sorry to hear that you're having trouble, but I'll do my best to help you. Please give me a few moments to review your details here.

Does this happen when someone is calling you, or when you are trying to call out?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
someone calling me
Expert:  Nathan replied 1 month ago.

Thank you for confirming, can you tell me who provides your home phone service?