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Junk Text Messages

Discussion in 'alt.cellular.verizon' started by David, Jan 3, 2004.

  1. David

    David Guest

    The below poster is correct (I started this thread and talked to CS last
    night.) Supposedly, changing "Allow Messages Sent from Email? Y/N" will
    block junk text messages that were sent as email. The only problem is, no
    one else can send you a text message from their computer whether it's to
    yourphone#@vtext.com or youralias/name@vtext.com. If that's the only option
    turned off, you should still be able to receive text messages sent from
    another phone and the vtext web page. I activated it (turned it off) last
    night, I'll post the results in a few days when I find out if it's working
    or not.

    "Jack Rhoades" <do@not.reply> wrote in message
    news:hr5jvv45kt2uk9c6h4rcr7qa8r6cdgrl6v@4ax.com...
    > On Mon, 5 Jan 2004 08:53:24 -0800, "Peter Pan"
    > <Marcs1102NOSPAM@Hotmail.com> wrote:
    > >
    > >Any options you know of to ALLOW (rather than block) up to 15 domains?

    (IE
    > >block unless on the allow list), that would be cool.

    >
    > At www.vtext.com, under "TXT Personalization" there are three
    > choices:
    > 1. Allow Messages Sent from Email? Y/N
    > 2. Allow Messages Sent from Web? Y/N
    > 3. Block messages from up to 15 eMail addresses, web sites, domain
    > names, or wireless nicknames: (Example: Richard@anywhere.com,
    > domain.com, or sam@vtext.com)
    >
    > I believe those are the only filters available for stopping junk text
    > messages.



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