Instructions for calling from the UK to international locations requires special calling codes that allow you to connect to countries outside of the United Kingdom.
Calling out to China
Here are the instructions on how to call the country of Canada from the United Kingdom.
To call China, dial 0086 and then enter the phone number of the person or location you’re trying to reach. If the phone number is displayed with a leading +86 omit the 86 and replace it with the UK international dialing code of 00. For example:
Phone Number in China
Dialed from the United Kingdom
+86 xxx xxx xxxx
00 xxx xxx xxxx
108 042 6986
00 108 042 6986
How to call the UK from China
To call a landline or mobile phone in the United Kingdon from China, dial 00 44, then dial the UK phone number, minus the leading zero. For example: