Strange entry in Samsung S7 Contacts records - contain text 'HubeiWuhan' - what's going on?

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Oct 14, 2018, 6:37:46 AM via Website


I recently got an S7.

I have imported a cvf file and now many of my contacts have a strange entry. Under certain peoples telephone numbers it says 'HubeiWuhan' e.g.

012 345 6789

I originally loaded the contacts from my old S5 using Smartswitch. After I found the problem I deleted all the contacts and all stored data in app manager and then uploaded the CVF file manually. Same problem occured. I checked the file first in a text editor and the file did not contain the text 'HubeuWuhan'.

Does anyone know what's happening? Should I be concerned? I can't seem to edit the information out so any fixes?



— modified on Oct 14, 2018, 8:20:06 AM

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Oct 14, 2018, 12:22:08 PM via Website

I don't know if this will help,
But Hubei is a provence in China and Wuhan is the capital city!
It sounds like you somehow tapped into someone else's CVF file and transferred it into your new device! Unless some of your contacts are from China!
And the reason you can't edit them is because they are indeed Chinese phone numbers!

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Oct 14, 2018, 4:13:31 PM via Website

David's phone and the CVF file is telling him those numbers originate from china!
What other country do you think they are coming from?
Or maybe The UK?


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