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I been calling a friend and all I get is the person u are trying to reach is not accepting calls at this time message 19 switch 179? I've called from other phones to see if it's just mines and I still get the same message, I've send text but don't get error code not sure what that means.

This type of message typically means that the person you are calling may have had their phone suspended either because they have a pay as you go plan and doesn't have money on their account or they have a post paid plan where they may be late of their payments and the account has been suspended. Either way, you won't be able to contact them until this is cleared up on their end. I hope this helps. Thanks. FYI, these types of messages always relate to the person you are calling, not to you, so you don't have to worry about your own phone. Thanks!

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