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Strange text messages
« on: Monday 28 June 21 12:26 BST (UK) »
I sent a friend a text last Friday the 25th but didnít hear back. Yesterday I had two texts which seemingly came from her, the first stating a photo/video message was sent but couldnít be delivered etc etc, and the second mentioning an EE photo/video message and giving a link to open it.

Has anyone else had this? Iíve looked on Google and it appears to be ok, but my friend has now been in touch and says she isnít with EE and the texts have nothing to do with her.


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Re: Strange text messages
« Reply #1 on: Monday 28 June 21 13:21 BST (UK) »
I sent a friend a text last Friday the 25th but didnít hear back. Yesterday I had two texts which seemingly came from her, the first stating a photo/video message was sent but couldnít be delivered etc etc, and the second mentioning an EE photo/video message and giving a link to open it.

Has anyone else had this? Iíve looked on Google and it appears to be ok, but my friend has now been in touch and says she isnít with EE and the texts have nothing to do with her.

Have you asked if  they showing up in her text messsages?
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Re: Strange text messages
« Reply #2 on: Monday 28 June 21 13:46 BST (UK) »
No I didnít, assumed they wouldnít have.


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Re: Strange text messages
« Reply #3 on: Monday 28 June 21 13:53 BST (UK) »
But if they came from here number, they would show up unless her phone has been compromised and the messages were deleted or??....??

I've not really taken an interest in how text messages are stored/sent but I know that if I send  message to someone, they stay in 'My Messages' unless I delete them, or there is a time/storage  limit.

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Re: Strange text messages
« Reply #4 on: Monday 28 June 21 13:55 BST (UK) »
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Are you using Messaging or WhatsApp?
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Re: Strange text messages
« Reply #5 on: Monday 28 June 21 14:01 BST (UK) »
I will ask her if the messages show on her phone.

She doesnít use WhatsApp.


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« Reply #6 on: Monday 28 June 21 14:23 BST (UK) »
She says the messages I got do show on her phone so sent from her number presumably but not by her.

She is on paye with another provider. Iím not paye.

Text between us seem ok now.

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« Reply #7 on: Monday 28 June 21 16:47 BST (UK) »
That should be payg, predictive text strikes again  ???

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« Reply #8 on: Monday 28 June 21 18:22 BST (UK) »
She says the messages I got do show on her phone so sent from her number presumably but not by her.

So someone has had access to her phone or  number either  physically or remotely.
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