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This is just a quick followup to me earlier post about the SMS-to-MMS group messaging behavior of the iPhone… As it turns out, you can disable this “feature” in your phone’s settings. Read on for details.

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How to Report Text Message Spam

by Michael on June 4, 2012 · 0 comments

As a followup to my earlier post on how to block SMS spam, I also wanted to share a tip for reporting SMS spam so carriers can improve their filters. If you have an à la carte (or no) messaging plan, you can also request a credit.

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A few days ago, I discovered that the iPhone converts SMS text messages sent that are sent to multiple recipients into MMS messages. It does this even if their is no multimedia content. How very annoying.

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How to Block SMS (Text Message) Spam

by Michael on June 3, 2012 · 0 comments

Over the past few months, I’ve received a bunch of SMS (text message) spam. As it turns out, the vast majority of SMS spam is sent as email-to-text messages. This makes it easy for spammers to blast their junk messages out to the masses.

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