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My text messages are showing up as numbers instead of contact names

Update:10-11Source: network consolidation
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I recently got a new iphone 4 because I broke the screen on the old one... I backed up the old one on my Mac in itunes then put the backed up info on my new iphone4.  The phone numbers now appear in this format xxx-xxxxxxx in my contact list.  When people from my contact list text me, I can't tell who they are because only their number shows up... not their name and the numbers show up in xxx-xxx-xxxx format.  I think this is my problem.  I went back to my contact list and tried to put the dash where it is supposed to go but I don't have any control over the dashes.  The phone puts them in where it wants to.  How can I fix this?  I've tried taking everything back out of my phone and starting over and that didn't do it. 

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    Let's get your phone back to normal pronto Tinsko! First troubleshooting step is to reprogram your phone as doing this has resolved similar issue for others, here is how to do it:
1) Open the Phone and dial *228. This is a Verizon over-the-air programming number.
2) When the system answer press 1 for "Program or activate your phone"
3) Wait for the call to disconnect and then power off and on.
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