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Username: Sylvester

Post Number: 1
Registered: 07-2005
Posted on Saturday, July 16, 2005 - 10:48 pm:   

Hi guys, i am absolutely new to ur web page... i dont even know if i am looking in the right place :P

i wanna ask if anyone know the way someone can send an sms msg to someone else but change his id with someway so the guy who receive the msg see a fake id ...

for examble if i send an sms to XXXXXXXXX and my mobile number is YYYYYYY the receiver of my msg (XXXXXXXX) will see a msg from someone else but YYYYYYYY for examble FROM:asdfasdf ....

i know it can be done but coz i am a noob i yet dont know the way to do it
if u know anything that can help me pls let me know

sry if ur web page is for something complete diferrent... if it is i am extremely sry

thx a lot and hope i didnt get to boring....:P
Posted on Tuesday, July 26, 2005 - 05:22 am:   

tell me when u know!
Bryce Norwood - NowSMS Support
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Username: Bryce

Post Number: 4692
Registered: 10-2002
Posted on Thursday, July 28, 2005 - 07:28 pm:   

Well, that's not really what it's about here, but people do ask about this when using our product. And basically, when you are sending messages through a GSM modem (or phone), you cannot change your sender address.

Many accounts with a bulk SMS service provider will allow you to specify any value that you want as the sender address of a message.

It is possible, of course, to get in trouble for misuse. Many high end SMS service providers require you to sign a contract specifying potential significant penalties for misuse ... because your misuse can result in a mobile operator suspending access to the provider.

Many also restrict you to using a set of sender addresses that you have pre-registered with them, instead of allowing any address to be used.

All this said, I suspect that you're just looking at this issue from the perspective of a mobile phone user, not a potential customer of our NowSMS product. So, I do want to clarify one point ... because I don't want someone to argue with me. Technically it is possible to send an SMS from your phone and specify any address as the sender. You cannot do this with the built-in SMS client on the mobile phone, but it is technically possible that you could use a Java app, or browser connection to some type of SMS service provider to do this. I don't know of any service provider that provides this type of functionality, but I mention it for the sake of completeness.
Posted on Sunday, October 23, 2005 - 11:25 am:   


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