Invalid numbers 

A number was provided that cannot be a real phone number due to wrong format or is ambiguous e.g. because no country prefix was provided and the number itself could belong to several countries.


Examples:

  • +5456545451515544 - too long
  • 5464654 - country prefix not provided - will only work if the default prefix from user settings fits
  • +31fgf6464w54 - contains letters


Inactive numbers

An inactive number is a valid phone number, which is permanently or temporary not active and cannot receive SMS or calls.


Examples:

  • Phone is switched off 
  • Phone has no reception
  • Phone was cancelled/deactivated by the MNO