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Calling NVC Made Easy (via Droid)

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Here is a way to make calling NVC simple and easy.

1st. If you want to minimizewait time, call exactly at 7:00 am (not 7:01) Easten Standard Time, did this twice and had zero wait time.

2nd. For android users, download the app called Auto Redial, see link below. The most important part is the settings.

On the main screen set auto end call after to 9 seconds and the auto redial after to 1 seconds.

Click the + sign in upper right hand corner and click settings. Under settings select speaker on, and under advance click enable keep talking button

Phone number is NVC 603 number.

Now click the green button to dial, it will keep redialing through busy signals on its own, once it connect, double tap the Talk bubble on your screen to stop the redialing and then press 1 and wait for operator. (While phone is dialing it, I usually schedule other tasks, example eating, reading etc)

Very simple and effective.



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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: Jamaica

Thanks for sharing this very useful information, that can assist those who spend hours on end, trying to get someone at the other end of the NVC line to pick up.


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