Receiving Weird message

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by tcuk31, Aug 6, 2010.

  1. tcuk31

    tcuk31 Active Member
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    Hoping somone here can help.

    I keep receiving a message from one of two numbers that i dont know. They always say KEEP THIS MESSAGE and then gives a IMEI number which is always the same.
    I dont want to reply to it and i just delete it but it is getting annoying now. Have installed Lookout but says my phone is clean.

    Any help will be much appreciated.
     

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  2. matttye

    matttye Well-Known Member
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    Ring your service provider and ask them to block messages from those numbers.
     
  3. Steve_S_T

    Steve_S_T Well-Known Member
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    Since having my Desire I get a blank message from an anonymous sender every day or two. Anyone know what that is (Orange UK)?
     
  4. Phenomenological

    Phenomenological Well-Known Member
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    Yea it's a random Orange occurrence I think, normally happens when you restart the phone I believe. Just delete it!
     
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  5. Steve_S_T

    Steve_S_T Well-Known Member
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    Thinking about it I don't recall having one since de-branding on Wednesday, so it seems as though it's linked to the Orange "junk software" on the handset rather than the mobile phone account. Another good reason to de-brand then.
     
  6. tef89

    tef89 Well-Known Member
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    Anonymous messages are usually sms stored on the Sim card (these are things like the Orange Voicemail notifcation) - go into the standard messaging app and 'manage sim card messages'.

    Every time you reboot the phone automatically restores them to the messaging app - it's another one of those weird quirks of the Desire.
     
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  7. StevenSeed

    StevenSeed Well-Known Member
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    That's why I like the phone - it has a soul! Unlike those clinical, lifeless Apple things... :)
     
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