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Level 5: Eagle Eye

Messages where sender doesn't support replies

Does anyone know how it is possible to send a text message anonymously?

 

I'm getting spam messages like the one shown below.

 

 

 

I would have thought text messages have to be sent from a number and this couldn't be done anonymously?

 

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Level 24: Supreme Being
Level 24: Supreme Being

Re: Messages where sender doesn't support replies

There are Internet sites that can be used for sending anonymous text messages.

 

Example https://www.techwalla.com/articles/how-to-make-your-number-private-when-texting

 

 

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Level 5: Eagle Eye

Re: Messages where sender doesn't support replies

Hi @cf4 thanks for that.

 

I've done some more searching.

 

It seems that SMS does support sending from names instead of numbers so that companies can be easily identified when they send text messages.

 

I'm not sure if I should start another thread but now I'm wondering how I can easily block spam texts from a name and not a number?

 

Normally Android is pretty good but in this case it doesn't seem to identified? i.e. not showing the "block this number" button?

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Level 25: The Singularity
Level 25: The Singularity

Re: Messages where sender doesn't support replies

It can't be done, unfortunately. There is no setting that will allow you to block these messages.

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