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Who has changed my phone number?

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Psychic Janie

5 Lincoln Road, Wragby, Lincolnshire, LN8 5ND

07725 888899

psychic janie.co.uk

https://www.google.com/maps/place/Psychic+Janie/@53.2870381,-0.3068432,17.09z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x0:0x...

 

Hello,

A few days ago, I got an email notification (see attached) from Google saying the Psychic Janie phone number had been changed. I am the only one with access to this accountant I had not visited it for a month or two. I have changed the number back to the correct one however I do wonder how and why the number was changed?

 

Many thanks,

Charlotte

 

Psychic Goggle phone change email.jpegEmail notification of phone number change

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Hi, 

 

Google users can suggest edits to any business listing, and if their profiles have a high level of trust with Google or their edits have been confirmed by other users, Google can accept them. If that happens, you will be notified and you can revert the changes if they are inaccurate (just like you did). 

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Hi, 

 

Google users can suggest edits to any business listing, and if their profiles have a high level of trust with Google or their edits have been confirmed by other users, Google can accept them. If that happens, you will be notified and you can revert the changes if they are inaccurate (just like you did). 

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To add onto what @Sergey Alakov mentioned also check other directories where you business is listed to ensure they have the correct phone number; sometimes Google will crawl them and pull in their data. 

Who has changed my phone number?

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Many thanks Sergey and Nathan, your answers are helpful. I did wonder wether it was a suggested edit by a Google user, however I'm surprised Google changes business information without the account holders approval first. Psychic Janie is listed on several directories so I will check for phone number errors on those.