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Phone system cheat sheet

Posted by: Joshua Withers | 26 December, 2012 - 2:24 PM
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4BC Technology: Hash and Zero are the heroes that will give you back hours of your life by reducing time spent on hold. 4BC technology expert, Joshua Withers, reveals the phone numbers, the secrets and the methods to get through to a human through company's automated phone system.

AAPT: 135 005 - Ignore menu. Press 0 three times

American Express: 1300 736 659 - Press # and then 0

ANZ: 13 13 14 - press 0 five times after hearing menu options, then you'll be transferred to an operator

Aussie Home loans: 13 13 33 - dial 0 four times to be put through to an operator

Bankwest: 13 17 18 - Press 0 twice, then *

Bank of Melbourne: 13 22 26 - Press 0 three times slowly, then press * slowly at least seven times

Bankmecu: 132 888 - press 0 four times

Bendigo bank: 1300 366 666 - press 0, then press 0 again

Bigpond: 137 663 - Press # after each prompt.

Centrelink: Press 0 at each prompt

Commonwealth bank: 13 22 21 - dial # twice , wait for the prompt to start speaking again and then dial # twice again to get through to an operator

HSBC: 1300 308 880 - and hold the line, you'll be put through to an operator

ING Direct: 13 34 64 - ignore the menu options, dial # three times, and you'll be put through to an operator

Macquarie Bank: 1800 806 310 - Simply hold the line to speak to an operator

ME Bank: 13 15 63 - Press 3 to speak to an operator

NAB: 13 13 12 - Press # at least eight times until the the prompt asks you for your identification number, then press #again slowly at least three times and it will transfer you

Optus: 133 937 - Ignore the menu. Press # at least five times.

RAMS: 13 72 67 - Listen to the menu, then press 6 to be put onto an operator for enquiries

Suncorp: 13 11 34 - Simply hold the line and an operator will answer

Telstra: Press 0 seven times

Virgin Money: 13 37 39 - press * and 0, and then press 1 to speak to an operator

Westpac: 13 20 32 - Press # at least nine times slowly, wait for the prompt to ask you to say what you're after, press # again, and when it asks you for your identification number, press # twice


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