Smart numbers, commonly known as the Smart prefix numbers, are the first four digits of the 11-digit phone number issued by Smart Communications to its subscribers. In other words, it is a unique identifier used by Globe to easily identify if a phone number belongs to them or not.
As of today, Smart subscribers have more than 22 starting numbers to choose from. Depending on where you buy, you can opt to select a smart prefix number you like.
Mobile phone numbers of Smart Communications start with these numbers or prefixes.
How to Know If a Phone Number Belongs to Smart
One way to determine if a phone number is from Smart is by inputting it into a network checker tool. This method is the simplest. Just input your phone number and hit enter.
The tool then tells you if the phone number belongs to Smart or not.
Another way is by getting the phone number’s first four digits. Then, check our list of Smart starting numbers above. If it is on the list, the network for that phone number is Smart.
Here is a detailed guide on how to spot a Smart mobile phone number.
A step-by-step guide to check if a number is Smart or not.
- Make sure the number is not on international format.
- If it is, just change the first two digits “63” to “0”.
- Now, look at the starting numbers (first four digits).
- Then, see if you can find the four-digit number from the list above.
- If you can, then the phone number is Globe.
Getting A Smart Number With Specific Prefix
A Smart number can start with any of the prefix numbers listed above. If you want to choose a specific smart start number, you can simply ask the sales clerk to let you examine the available SIM cards first. Look at the first four digits of each number and decide for yourself what smart number to get.
Some of the most commonly chosen smart prefixes are 0918 and 0920.