It might sound trivial, but simple things like ensuring consistency in data entry, including phone numbers, make a big difference in how efficient you become when using CRM. Luckily, there are ways to make this easy for you. In this blog, we’ll take a look at how to auto format phone numbers in MAXIMIZERCRM.
Auto Format Phone Numbers based on your Location or Country Code
We all enter phone numbers differently so, to ensure consistency, set your Regional Settings for your locale in MAXIMIZERCRM. Then, when you enter a contact’s phone number, it will automatically be formatted for your country or the country code of the phone number.
Tip: The locale setting also determines how date, time, number, and currency values are displayed in MAXIMIZERCRM.
How to Steps
In the top-right corner of the page, click on the cog icon to access your Preferences.
Choose the required Locale option from the drop down list and click Save.
Now, when you enter or edit an address book entry’s phone number without a country code, the phone number will be automatically formatted to comply with the formatting of your locale.
For example, you’ve set your locale to the United Kingdom and enter a phone number. When you click out of the field, the phone number will be automatically formatted as follows:
Tip: If you are entering a number with a country code, type “+” directly before the country code to ensure it is formatted correctly.
How to Turn Off Automatic Phone Formatting
If you don’t want to apply the automatic phone format, your System Administrator can turn it off.
From the Administrator module, select Preferences then System Options.
Uncheck Automatically format phone numbers to my locale.
Simple tips and tricks can sometimes make all the difference, saving you time and effort whilst ensuring your maintain good and consistent data quality. For more ideas on how you can make the most out of your MAXIMIZERCRM, get directly in touch with us: