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My Nokia Lumia has sent text messages inviting friends to click on a video link..how did these text messages get sent?

Question: My Nokia Lumia has sent text messages inviting friends to click on a video link..how did these text messages get sent?

I haven't sent these texts. All I can find are comments that its not possible to get infected with a virus.. if this is the case how did these texts get sent... and is there anything I can do to fix the issue? Thanks in advance!

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Answer: My Nokia Lumia has sent text messages inviting friends to click on a video link..how did these text messages get sent?

Do originals show up as sent texts on your phone? Taking a guess that someone is spoofing your phone number on their own device.

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Hello,
I tried to research this on my own, but I didn't find any answers.
I need to save my text messages from one conversation on my phone to my PC. The person I have been texting with is a guy who owns a company and they didn't do the right job for what I paid for. I want to take this to a Small Claims Court.
Thanks in advance.

Answer:Saving my text messages from my Nokia Lumia 920 to my PC

Screen capture is I think the only way to do it.

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Receiving calls is not a single problem, but I can't receive texts. does anyone have the same issue? Or has anybody solvee this problem theirselves?

Answer:Why is my Nokia Lumia 625 so slow receiving text messages?

Text lag and failure to receive are carrier issues...
If the problem has been ongoing, ask for a new SIM or ask for a reprovision (which is having your account access to the network refreshed).

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Hey guys,
I am not able to find any information on this. Maybe it isn't possible.
I have a Nokia Lumia 1020 on Windows Phone 8.10.14176.243 and I have Cyan.
I am wanting to know if there was any way of transferring my text messages from the 1020 to my computer. I could go through and just do screenshots, but that would take too long. The reason I am wanting to find this out is because of the possibility of taking my former landlord to small claims court and I may be able to give the text messages as evidence.
Any suggestions would be appreciated. Just to note, the "transfer my data" app doesn't give me the option of transferring my text messages to my computer. That may be due to my phone or my computer. I'll have to test with someone else's computer.

Answer:Transfer text messages from Nokia Lumia 1020

Don't think you can do it to a computer. I think its only between Windows Phones via message sync?

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My phone has been stolen and the sim card in it which i value like hell. Before I have broken my phone, i was able to transfer the photos and text messages onto a new phone with bluetooth, but i had the old phone there and it was on. If i never get my stolen phone back, i want to be able to get the text message swhich were on there and put them on my new phone. All of the photos that i want are on onedrive, so i can put them on a new phone, but i value my text messages and i really want them. I turned on 'text message backup' on my phone but i never saw any thing come out of it. Nothing shows up on my account here on the internet, just photos and my contacts and thats all. This is driving me crazy. I want advice on how to retrieve the text messages and i also want my same number if i cant ever get that phone and sim card back. I desp[erately need help. Will somebody help me??!!

Answer:My nokia lumia 635 has been stolen, can I get some help with retrieving text messages?

When you get any Windows phone replacement with the same carrier. Your text messages will be restored.

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The older phone is a ATT flip phone. The phone was set up in the ATT store today. But my text messages with pictures didn't transfer to my new phone

Answer:How do I transfers old text messages to my new Nokia Lumia 635 smartphone?

You can use the app TRANSFER MY DATA. This app is standard installed on your phone. So swipe to the app list and you find it.

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Is there a way to do this at all? Any help would be greatly appreciated?

Answer:How do I retrieve deleted text messages from my Nokia lumia 610?

Sadly once deleted, it's gone.
Unless it hasn't synced thus you would need to do a Hard Reset and hope the text message was in the OneDrive backup. However odds are slim, and a bit extreme...
G.

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My thread of messages for one of my contacts disappeared

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My Nokia Lumia 635 was purchased unlocked and I set it up with straight talk, it worked great for 2 months and I noticed I couldn't send my fiancee text messages but she could send them to me and I could messages everyone else.my service expired and I renewed the service and asked straight talk if they could fix the texting problem, now I can't send or receive text messages from anyone. I did a hard reset and redid all the apn,port,URL settings for straight talk as I did when I first got the phone and still nothing. Someone said to replace the SIM card. Any ideas or solutions would be greatly appreciated

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I can recieve message from others but not her

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on my old phone (925) I have turned on the backup but when I pressed the 'backup now' it came back with an error message saying the backup failed (error code 0x8019019d). What does this mean?

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Would like to print an important text message

Answer:Can I print text messages from my Nokia 520?

Take a screenshot and print it.

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I can send but cant recieve texts. I erased allthe old texts.

Answer:[Help] Can't recieve text messages on my Lumia?

Try factory resetting your phone (Settings, About, Reset Your Phone)

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I can send but cant recieve texts. I erased allthe old texts.

Answer:[Help] Can't recieve text messages on my Lumia?

Try factory resetting your phone (Settings, About, Reset Your Phone)

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i have lumia 920.now i want to change in to apple.i want to transfer the data to apple phone .is it possible to transfer my text messages also

Answer:How do I transfer the text messages from my Lumia 920?

There is no way to save your sms messages to your SIM card or anything like that on WP.
However, there is this thread - http://forums.windowscentral.com/win...ed-online.html
Have a read through that (probably closer to the end which may be more relevant) and see if you can get your SMS from Outlook.

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i have window phone and im traing to send text and dont let me do it

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hey all. i've recently switched to android from windows phone so all i want to know is that how can i transfer/copy/move all of my text messages from lumia 620 windows phone to note 3 android phone?
Any help will be appreciated :)

Answer:How do I transfer text messages from my Lumia 620 to my Note 3?

I dont think you can do that unfortunately
as it is, you can only backup and sync text messages between Windows Phones, because those hook into MS's backup services.
I don't think I've heard anything different, and if you had searched, I believe you would have found many people before you, with the same inquiry.

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I would like to be able to receive my text messages directly on my computer.

Answer:Can I view text messages from my Lumia 925 on my computer?

Originally Posted by Windows Central Question I would like to be able to receive my text messages directly on my computer. Hi there!
You can receive and send text messages through Cortana on your computer if both your Lumia 925 and your Computer are on Windows 10.
If you need additional help or have more questions or details to share, please join the site so you can reply in this thread. See this link for instructions on how to join Windows Central.

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After spending over two hours with an ATT tech on the phone, still haven't been able to resolve my issue. I can send texts, but not with an attachment. Can't send pictures. Started this morning, and phone, Lumia 1020 was updated to Windows10 over the Christmas holidays by techie grandchild. Worked okay till this morning. Any help or suggestions, most appreciated. Grandma D.

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Since I dig need up for the developer update program my Lumia 928 has been acting up and not receiving calls on a consistent basis. Texting seems to be hit and miss as well. Sometimes I have to power cycle my phone to leave Wi-Fi connection, too. I don't, it will start in Wi-Fi and not connect to my service provider. Also, apps serum to take longer to load now. Any help will be appreciated, thanks.

Answer:Why is my Lumia 928 having troubles with calls and text messages?

Use Nokia Software Recovery Tool on your computer and revert.

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When I receive a text from somebody I do get the text but when I try to open the attachment it will not open up I get a message that says "get media content now" (32KB) I don't know what to do to open up the attachments. Any help would be appreciated Richard

Answer:Why can I receive text messages on my Lumia 820 but I can't open attachments?

See my answer here: http://forums.windowscentral.com/ask...hing-pops.html

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Text messages: I am able to receive text messages but my own text messages that I composed and sent are not being received by the people I text-messaged to.

Answer:Lumia 930 my text messages are not being received by the people I texted them to?

Have you got the message service number set up correctly?

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My lumia 630 has stopped receiving text messages, I can send messages to other phones but cant receiving messages. Phone worked fine for about a month

Answer:Why has my phone stopped receiving text messages (Lumia 630)?

It may be an issue with your carrier or your SIM card.
If you can send SMS, there is no fail message and recipients can verify they did in fact get the text, then your phone is configured properly and it is not hardware/software related to your handset.
SMS text lag is a known issue and is usually carrier side. I would consult with them and ask for A) a re-provision or B) a new SIM
Provisioning is when your account accesses are granted carrier side. On CDMA it is one method, on GSM another... A Re-Provision is the resend of those authorizations to where they reside in the system. A do over. LOL. To get a reprovision done usually requires escalating up the ladder in tech support. Most customer service types will have no clue what you are talking about. Request a help ticket and get the escalation process started.

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today i facing a problem with my lumia 630. i cannot text continuously on few apps and i am getting stuck after every word untill i come back and go for another word when i type one word and then "space". and its totally stuck. i cannot continue to type a message.again i need to come back and then type another word and once i give space again i cannot proceed forward untill i come back.
what is the problem? any solution+ thank you.

Answer:Why is my Lumia 630 not letting me type text messages continuously?

Have u tried a soft reset and clearing ur temperory files?

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When I receive a text my phone alarm only bleeps once how can I set it to repeat say, every 60 seconds until read on my Lumia 640

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Actually I have updated my mobile Microsoft Lumia 650. After that I couldn't find my all older text messages restored back on my mobile text message inbox. How can I get restored all my sms back? Can you assist me for this issue?

Answer:I need to restore back all my text messages on my mobile Microsoft Lumia 650

Wait for one to two days for the texts to sync back.

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I carry my Android but I use my Lumia 950 in the car because it reads my text messages aloud!

Answer:Lumia 950 reads your text messages aloud in your car, does Apple or Android do the same?

Neither platform is proactive like Cortana is. I can ask Siri to read my messages but it requires I start by holding home or saying Hey Siri.
I can do the same for Google Now but neither will ask me when one comes in like Cortana does. But yea once you get either phone listening it goes fairly similarly.

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please help me to transfer the text messages me

Answer:how to transfer text messages from my samsung android phone GT-B5512 to lumia 730

I hope your Samsung phone has Bluetooth capability. Turn on Bluetooth. On your L730, open the app called transfer my data (if not there dload from store). It will connect with your old phone and you can transfer contacts /sms etc. Follow on screen instructions. It's easy to understand.

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I upgraded two days ago and would like to revert back. I want to keep my contacts and text messages.
Before upgrading, I downloaded the Microsoft SMS & Contact Backup. I backed content up to my SD card. I also had the backup functions checked on the device options.
After upgrading to Win 10, I no longer see the SMS & Contact Backup.
How should I proceed?
Thanks!

Answer:How do I restore my Lumia 1520 back to 8.1 from 10.0 without losing contacts and text messages?

Open the messaging app, tap ... and then tap settings. Make sure that message backup is turned on and also for messages to be synced across devices. If you can, I would wait a day for it to backup all of your messages. The messages one is a separate setting from regular device backup!
Your contacts are in the cloud, so they should all appear when you downgrade. To check this, log into your Microsoft account on a PC to make sure that all of your contacts are there.

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Just four hours ago switched from iPhone4 to Nokia Lumina Icon. Same phone number same store. Same provider. Current on bill .

Answer:Nokia Lumia icon.Voice works.Sends text fine.Does not recieve text?

It can take 24 hours for network changes to take affect.

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Theres no options to send video text on Nokia Lumia 1520

Answer:How to send video on text Nokia Lumia 1520

Originally Posted by Windows Central Question Theres no options to send video text on Nokia Lumia 1520 that would be mms, right? When creating the mms, do you have options for attaching media? if yes, can you attach video?
By the way, have you thought of alternatives like using viber or whatsapp or other messenger apps that allow sending of videos?
Or sending by email?
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I have bought new lumia 730, now I wanna transfer contacts & messages from Nokia E7 to LUMIA 730.
please reply me ON : <mod edit e-mail address removed>

Answer:How can I transfer contacts & messages from my Nokia E7 to NOKIA LUMIA 730?

Use the transfer my data app that comes pre installed in your new phone.
Follow the steps in the app.

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I need to know how to add a signature to my text messages on Lumia 630

Answer:How do I add a signature to my messages on my Nokia Lumia 8?

Go to email > hit the three dots to open the menu > Settings > there are signature settings in there.

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I have just purchased Nokia lumia 550 and on the menu list there is no Messages. If I try and send a contact a text it tells me I need to download a messages app. Surely Messages should be shown in the main menu.

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I try to send messages but it keep saying try again over and over

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Question: Text messages

Hi

I have heard you can send text messages via a computer , I have never done this and am new to the computer.

Can anyone tell me how to do this.

Thank you

Ice
 

Answer:Text messages

you need to logon to a website which allows texts to be sent
in the UK O2.com

has a free SMS site - but its limited to just a few texts in a certain period
 

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Question: Text messages

HiI have heard you can send text messages via a computer , I have never done this and am new to the computer.Can anyone tell me how to do this.Thank youIce

Answer:Text messages

One way (there may be others) is to use Skype and send texts that way. That part of the Skype service is not free but is generally cheaper than the standard mobile text charges if you pay for them.

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Question: Text messages

Hi I have a u8850 and my texts come through twice each time, anyone got any ideas how to change it back? billy

By the way its a huawei and it goes hot to touch while charging as well and its about 3 month old
 

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Just upgraded my 640XL to windows 10, it did not go smoothly. I have got over most of the problems but I can't get my text. I can send them but when they come in they flash up on the top of the screen & indicate on the tile but when you go in it's empty. Where are they?

Answer:Where are my text messages

Originally Posted by Windows Central Question Just upgraded my 640XL to windows 10, it did not go smoothly. I have got over most of the problems but I can't get my text. I can send them but when they come in they flash up on the top of the screen & indicate on the tile but when you go in it's empty. Where are they? check for updates for the messaging app and for the OS too
Also, check that your message settings are for messages to be synced between devices and the time is set to anytime
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Is there a way I can send text messages from my pc to a mobile phone?

Answer:text messages from my pc

There are a number of sites that allow this - you need to register with some - eg O2, Orange.cardboardfish.com also has a registration free option.

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Question: text messages

Can somebody please tell me of any software I can use to send text messages to a mobile phone via my computer keyboard. I am using Windows 2000

Answer:text messages

Try NotePager 32 from click here It says it's a free download too. TC.

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I used to use the excellent but hush hush O2 website-to-mobile text messaging service, until it was withdrawn just recently.  I have found a few alternative replacements on the internet but so far not one that works, at least within the UK. - teleflip is a case in point.  I use Yahoo Mail (not Messenger and not Gmail). Has any reader come across an altrnative program that I could use for this purpose?
Tks

Answer:Text messages from PC

You could try Sms Frog - http://www.smsfrog.com/sms-uk/ - and also look at the SMS gateway wiki - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_SMS_gateways - which has some other alternatives.

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i gave my daughter my nokia lumia 520 when hers broke. I have a lumia 630 but we receive each others messages.

Answer:Why do I and my daughter receive each others messages on Nokia Lumia 520 and 630?

Email or text messages?

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I can send messages to an iPhone from my Nokia Lumina 635 but I can not receive them. How do I fix this? I have a lot of contacts with iPhones.

Answer:Why don't I receive messages from an iPhone to my Nokia Lumia 635?

You need your iPhone friends to enable Send as SMS as well in imessage settings. It is not something you can fix on your end but a well known issue with imessage to certain carriers and phones.

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Hi
can I backup messages from my nokia lumia windows software 7.8
thanks

Answer:Backup messages on windows 7 nokia lumia 800

go to settings > applications > messaging and see if you have a sync messaging option.
I know Windows Phone 8.x has it, but I dont know about 7.x.

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My nokia lumia 530 was letting me end and receive messages earlier but now it won't

Answer:Why won't my Nokia Lumia 530 let me send or receive messages?

What kind of messages are you referring to?
What changed since these messages cannot be sent? Did you update the OS?

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For some reason when I get a text message from certain people I also get the same message on fb messenger at the same time. How can I solve this problem?

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Does anyone know if Windows 10 will link with your cell phone? It would be nice to receive text messages.

Answer:Windows 10 and text messages

I think this was mentioned somewhere (in development/up for consideration/soon...). It'll be like what Apple has now probably.

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I really need to export a text message thread from my 635 to a transcript. I need this for an upcoming court proceeding. It would not be practical to have the judge, etc. scrolling through my phone in court; also, my phone cannot be entered into discovery. PLEASE tell me there's a way to export text message threads!!!

Answer:how do i export text messages from my 635?

Not possible, unless your phone is unlocked, there might be a third party tool.

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So for a number of reasons, I ended up switching to android for the time being.
I know that text messages can be transferred from windows phone to windows phone, but was wondering if there is any way to export/transfer them to android.
Thoughts?

Answer:Exporting Text Messages

Originally Posted by WPCentral Question So for a number of reasons, I ended up switching to android for the time being.
I know that text messages can be transferred from windows phone to windows phone, but was wondering if there is any way to export/transfer them to android.
Thoughts? The Windows Phone website has information about transferring data from Android to WP, of course, but I've not seen anything there about exporting to Android. I might suggest posting this question in the Android forums. You might also check the WP store for apps that allow you to archive text conversations or export conversations to text files...

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Is there a program out there that I can get that will automatically send a copy of text messages that my son gets on his cell phone send to my computer or my cell phone?
 

Answer:Copy of text messages?

Hi

Sadly highly doubt it as the cellular network doesnt without physically connecting your phone to PC communicate with each other, most phones are not geared to having applications and key/text logging applications installed on them, and I have never heard of anything like what you wish to do outside of goverment security agencies and they wont part with that technology to capture phone transmissions.


I likely know why your asking this for his safety or cheking on behavour thats not normal, but this technology is as I mentioned in the relms of security forces, be that in the USA, the NAS, CIA, FBI and in UK, MI5 and SIS, other countries have their own security services that can monitor cellular traffic, but you and me sadly not.
 

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Is there any way to get Cortana to repeat a text message?

Answer:Cortana and Text Messages

I don't think so, but vote for it here and/or here.

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I have tried usiing the option of having text messages read aloud on my Nokia Lumia 735 and it is sporadic at best. I haven't manged to get it to come through car speakers when phone synced in bluetooth at all. just on handset it seems to dissapear if i change option to blueooth only and needs fullreboot to work again.

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My girlfriend who has a totally different email address, and cell phone number is getting bunches of my emails as text messages being sent to her cell phone phone. They seem to be predominantly junk mail, that I might be having blocked. How can this happen?

I was paying for her AOL when there was a charge, so I think my phone number might be in her profile. Can that have anything to do with it?

Sometimes she will get a bunch of them and she can?t use her phone while they are all coming in, sometimes up to 20 minutes.

We really need some help with this issue.

Thanks,
Jeff

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Are there any apps that can save your text messages/threads? or any way to do it other than the standard backup? I have a lot of texts that I would like to save from a deceased friend and would like to archive them somehow. Any ideas would be GREATLY appreciated!

Answer:Saving text messages

Originally Posted by bhinesley Are there any apps that can save your text messages/threads? or any way to do it other than the standard backup? I have a lot of texts that I would like to save from a deceased friend and would like to archive them somehow. Any ideas would be GREATLY appreciated! Just use the in-built backup function which will automatically backup your text messages. I recently completed a HARD RESET and all my text messages came back since I've had the phone.
The option to backup text messages to the Microsoft Cloud is in Settings > Backup > text messages. Turn "Text Message Backup" ON, and there are a few other options on that form.
G.

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iam using latest windows 10 preview buil(149). and iam not able to recieve text messages also OTP's. how it can be solved?

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is there any way to disable these annoying text pop up messages?

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I have a question that I'm not sure goes here, but I don't know where else to put it or who else to ask. I have a profession where I have to log all conversations with clients. Recently one of my clients and I have been texting quite a bit. I need to know if there is a way to move the texts from my cell (cingular 8125) and print it out in a readable format? I have downloaded two programs-their trial versions, and so far they don't work. I do not believe my texts are being saved as SMS files, there is a file extention that is a MPB file though,and that seems to be the texts messages. I really don't want to have to write out 200 text messages by hand. If anyone could help that would be great!

IF anyone has any idea, that would be great.

Thanks,

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I have checked my security settings and I have shut down my phone and nothing clears the problem

Answer:i cannot see my text messages! what is wrong?

Originally Posted by Windows Central Question I have checked my security settings and I have shut down my phone and nothing clears the problem Hi there - that's an unfortunate issue to have. You mentioned that you shut down your phone, but have you tried a soft reset?Soft Reset
The soft reset is the same thing as pulling your battery (on devices where that is possible). This method will not remove anything at all from your phone and is completely safe to attempt in any problem situation.
You perform the soft reset by having your phone turned on. Then press and hold the volume down + power buttons until your phone vibrates and restarts. Note that you should not touch the device screen during the process (not even when the 'slide down to power off' prompt appears).
If you need additional help or have more questions or details to share, please join the site so you can reply in this thread. See this link for instructions on how to join Windows Central.

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I've received some text messages today while I was out. I have read them but now I've got home and want to reply they have gone off my phone. Has my phone decided to backup itself up off old saved data? If so, why?? And how do I get them back?
Thanks

Answer:Deleted text messages

Did you have backup text messages turned on?

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Can't receive text messages after update

Answer:Cant receive text messages

What device do you have?
What OS and firmware versions are you running?
What carrier do you have?

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I have been receiving spoof sms text messages and I would like to know how this individual is doing it. I am in the United States and the only info I have it that they may be using a palm O/S to do this. They are making SMS text looking like they are coming from somebody else.

Thank you,

Vegasman
 

Answer:Spoof Sms Text Messages-how?

Probably someone abusing a SMS server provided by a business solution by a cell phone provider. Pretty common. A "business" buys a business SMS package (usually used for mobile intergration over phone or web ... like football scores updates and the such), but more often than not an ad company sets it up and does mass texts to millions of people at once.

Spoofing is dead easy, using the SMS server they can put in any "reply number" they like.
 

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I have got a terrible problem with AT&T. Earlier today my dad managed to find private text messages I sent (practically violating my privacy ). Now, I don't know how to access our AT&T account, and I want to see what he does on his phone. How do you do this?
 

Answer:How to view sent text messages on AT&T

sorry that would come under our no passwords rule or other illegal activities
closed
 

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Since getting my 1520, I've had the 920 i was using plugged in just to keep it topped off. I noticed today that for whatever reason, the 920 still receives text messages despite its sim no longer being functional (i assume). The 1520 has a sim with the same number the 920 had.
It can't send texts, but it receives them. What gives???

Answer:Still getting text messages for some reason.

This is bizarre - without a sim it shouldn't be connecting to any network to receive texts. To get rid of this behaviour I'd try a soft reset and see if that does it.

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Is it possible to send cartoon text messages from a mobile phone (prepay)? Are there any sites where I could get free pictures? How much would it cost to send and how would I upload it on to my phone?

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dropped my phone and now when i recieve texts they appear for a few seconds and disapear ,also cant do updates to fix the problem cause the internet wont work properly..did something swich of when dropped?

Answer:Why are my text messages disappearing?

Originally Posted by Windows Central Question dropped my phone and now when i recieve texts they appear for a few seconds and disapear ,also cant do updates to fix the problem cause the internet wont work properly..did something swich of when dropped? Dropping a phone (or any similar digital device) usually won't switch anything off... rather it would break whatever was working which would make it seem that a certain function was switched off.
What exactly is happening when receiving SMS? What did you mean when you said that they "disappear"? Do they disappear from the notification center, or do they disappear also in the Messaging Hub?
Are you using WiFi for internet, or 3G/4G?
If you're receiving SMS, it doesn't sound like you've busted your GSM antenna (or the circuitry associated with it). However, you may have damaged the module for internet access.
At this point, you may either do a series of tests to evaluate the status of your phone... or you could simply go to a service center and have them diagnose the problem (without telling them what happened, of course, at first).

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Maybe a month ago I asked a question on here, looking for a helpful answer to fix my phone. I wasn't getting the text messages I was being sent by an iPhone. If I did get a text message by that number by any chance, they would be really short. Two word short messages..and they wouldn't last. Anyways, I got an answer on here to my last question and the person who answered suggested I change the APN to my correct carrier. I have a Nokia Lumia 521and I'm not with my phone provider T-Moblie..I hear that that could be that case. I already erased all my messages..changed the APN.
Do change my phone number or what?

Answer:Re: Problem With Text Messages

I would make sure the iPhone isn't trying to send texts to your Apple ID via iMessage.
No, you did not have to erase messages or change phone number, those shouldn't matter. Just make sure the settings under Access Point (APN) are in order.

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I was sending text messages just fine to my husband's cell phone until I updated my Messenger. Now none of my messages will go through. I tried all the helps--Messenger, XP, etc. but found nothing on this problem. I then tried to e-mail Messenger help and they told me to check the XP help. Since I tried everything else (re-installing the older version, installing the add-in, Last Good, and system restore), I figured I'd check here to see if anyone could give me some other ideas. My husband gets text messages from other places, just not me.
 

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Question: Free Text Messages

I have heard there are sites where you can send free text messages from your computer. Anyone know of any?

Answer:Free Text Messages

That'll be click hereG

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I'm getting two smartphones shortly, an android & iphone. I want to save some text messages which are on my current phone, an old Siemens C45.
I'm also going to change networks.
My existing number will be ported to the iphone but I won't be able to use my current SIM card in that.
Is it possible to transfer these text messages to the other smartphone (Android) even though it will have a different number and network?
This may be suitable http://www.amazon.co.uk/Kit-Mobile-U.../dp/B000MQ3SXS Would the USB SIM card reader recognise & store the text messages and would it be compatible with a Mac ( may be getting one soon)
Have just put the SIM card in another phone and there are no text messages showing. Tried other SIM card in own phone & no text messages showing either.
Does this mean the messages would only be viewable on existing phone & SIM card?
Any other suggestions?

Answer:Saving text messages

Your messages are stored in your phones memory, not the SIM card.
The only option would be is to forward them on to your new phone by SMS.

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How do I get my text messages emailed to me

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I've had this phone, NOKIA Lumia 521 for about 6 months. It was working perfectly fine up until a month ago. I started having common problems with how my messages work which were later on solved. Well, recently, my messages started messing up with one very important person to me. They have an iPhone, and they get my text messages, but I don't get the one's the send me. (Occasionally, I get theirs but the messages are really short. Example: "?") I looked online for answers and found out that they could turn off their iMessages and make it normal text messages, but they always have that turned off. I also found out that you can do other things to help like erasing the thread, which I did in the beginning, but didn't help at all. Now, all I'm asking is for some advice on what to do.

Answer:Promblem With Text Messages

I'm guessing you can't receive MMS messages. Since you are using a Lumia 521, I'm guessing you are on T-Mobile, and I know that a friend of mine on T-Mobile can't receive MMS picture messages from me.
So what to do? I suggest doing one of the following:
1. Investigate if you can receive MMS messages through your carrier and if you'd have to change settings to do so. E.g., with my carrier (Straight Talk), I had to change the MMS APN settings.
2. See if you friend can send you regular SMS messages on the iPhone.
3. Consider switching carriers (probably would require a new phone since I don't think the 521 works with anyone else unless you get it unlocked).
4. Ask your friend to use Facebook Messaging or WhatsApp or Skype for messaging you instead.

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Anyone know how to recover text messages from a nokia phone. Deleted in error.

Answer:recovery of text messages

What model of Nokia phone ?Does it have an MMC card ?Do you have PC Suite for it and the cable to connect it to your PC ?

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For example: imagine this is a text message:
Joe Doe
123-456-7890 (how can u remove the person im texting's number under his name?
Hi how are you? Hope you are doing ok.
Please respond to me by email. :Mod edit e-mail removed
Thanks.

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I like the convenience of sending text messages but would like advice as to whether there are better phones to do this than my Nokia 3310. I am interested in finding out if I could send longer messages at the same low cost with another phone.Also whether another phone might have a better keypad, perhaps a full keyboard and a better display.Are there phones that can, in addition send emails to a PC?

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instead of message i receive Get media content message.

Answer:Why can't I receive some text messages?

Originally Posted by Windows Central Question instead of message i receive Get media content message. Those are Multi-Media Messages (MMS). You might have to turn on your cellular data to see those messages. Turn on your cellular data and tap on 'get content' and you should be able to see the message.

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I have a Verizon phone and I switched it to Metropcs and I can't send a text message

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Hi Guys
My daughter has an Iphone 3G 16gb, and she wants to transfer some text messages for safety to her laptop.
Any ideas please

Answer:Transferring text messages

In order to transfer SMS from your iPhone to your computer you can make use of iTunes application.
iTunes will backup everything on the iPhone, including SMS messages and contacts.
In iTunes, with the iPhone selected on the left, click the Info tab and make sure Contact syncing is enabled.
Can't advise any further as never used it.

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I can send texts but cannot receive them. I can send and receive calls. I have deleted all my threads but this has not helped the problem.

Answer:I can't receive text messages.

Check if your SMS centre number is correct or not.

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Hello.

My computer has two problems.

When i want to shut down my computer then i got message "iPRBDLV1.EXE-DLL Initialization Failed. The application failed to intialize because the window station is shutting down."

And other problem is that "Internet explorer has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for inconvenience.

How can i fix those two problems? Could it be spyware or something
else?

Thanks.

Answer:Strange text messages.

go to start, run, type msconfig, go to startup, click disable all but recheck your antivurs or firewall if you have one and reboot

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how to back up text messages on a windows phone and how to find them

Answer:Where are text messages backed up to?

To back them up you go to Settings > backup. They are stored in a hidden folder in your outlook.com account and you cannot access them without restoring them to a Windows phone.

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I've tried a few different things like changing the APN...and I can't seem to find an area for an MMS change. I have a Nokia Lumia 900 and I am a straight talk customer...can anyone please HELP!!

Answer:Nokia Lumia 900 can't receive or send picture messages?

Try the settings that RumoredNow posted in this thread:http://forums.windowscentral.com/ask...mia-900-a.html

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My Nokia Lumia 830 keeps sending triple messages to people can you tell me how to solve this

Answer:why is my nokia lumia 830 sending triple messages to people help

Welcome to Windows Central.
What version of Windows is your device running?
What messaging app are you using?

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Messages stating get media content now (1KB)

Answer:How can I receive mms messages on my Nokia Lumia Windows phone?

Turn on your mobile data. MMS requires data.

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Hello, i'm a windows phone user, my phone is nokia lumia 610, been trying to transfer the text messages from my nokia lumia 610 to my pc. Help me guys.

Answer:Texts messages transfer from nokia lumia 610 to android

Title says Lumia to android while description says phone to PC... make up where you want to transfer to first.

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This is my first smartphone, and at 71 you can imagine whats happening, got the knack of calls,txts, tried to send picture message, it says, can,t send, tried all scenarios, says cant send, need help, but it will have to in plain english, bit slow on the uptake these days.
many thanks in anticipation

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The phone receives and sends messages fine, but when I receive a text, it doesn't show that I have a new text on the icon. If I go into my messages, it shows the new text, just doesn't register in the little icon so therefore my alert doesn't go off.

Answer:Why won't my Nokia Lumia tell me when I have a text message?

Re-pin it. Try soft reset too

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I take the picture. I tap the share icon. I see the picture with a red background and add my Happy BirthdayI message and then add the contact in the To: box. I push the send icon. Later I get a text saying the message could not be sent. Phone new today so I'm not au fait but this should be easy. Daughter's birthday... please hewlp

Answer:Why can't I text pictures taken on my Nokia Lumia 635?

Originally Posted by WPCentral Question I take the picture. I tap the share icon. I see the picture with a red background and add my Happy BirthdayI message and then add the contact in the To: box. I push the send icon. Later I get a text saying the message could not be sent. Phone new today so I'm not au fait but this should be easy. Daughter's birthday... please hewlp might be because mms service isnt activated/available
have you tried using whatsapp?or email? its much cheaper and better than mms
hope i helped :)

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My Nokia Lumia 930 is turning itself off mid text and rebooting on its own. As you can imagine its driving me mad it sometimes happens when im trying to put a facebook status aswell. It is like it stops typing the letters argggggghhhh help please

Answer:Nokia Lumia 930 is turning itself off mid text why ? help please

I would strongly urge you to make all necessary backups and flash a clean copy of the OS and Firmware using Lumia Software Recovery Tool found here: How can I recover/reset/restore my phone software? - Microsoft - USA
This will rule out any software issue. Test it without restoring the backup and if all is smooth then you can do a Factory Reset and restore your backups. (Settings > about > reset your phone) If everything stays smooth great!!! If something then gets glitchy after the backup is restored you need ot look at your most recently installed Apps for the troublemaker.
If the issue is still present after the flash and before the backup restore, then you have a hardware issue and should seek a warranty repair.

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I tried texting some of my friends from the past two days and I am not able to text more than 4 letters at a time.Why is it so??
I mean it is so frustrating.

Answer:Why can't I text more than 4 letters to anybody in my NOKIA LUMIA 630?

That's ridiculous, can you elaborate whats happening?
Is the phone not allowing more than 4 characters to be typed?
Is the character counter out of 4?
That's so weird I've never heard of it before.
EDIT: what's your carrier?

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I want to type in traditional Chinese characters using HanYu PinYin.

Answer:How do you text in chinese on the Nokia Lumia 710?

Installing the PinYin keyboard and making it default would be the immediate answer... I feel that is too obvious and thus not really the answer you are looking for.
Try this App: https://www.windowsphone.com/en-us/s...a-de4bda44fcbd
It supports WP 7.5 and can create PinYin (maybe to copy/paste also???) pictures to send over MMS

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