Short Message Service (SMS) is a text messaging service component of phone, web, or mobile communication systems, using standardized communications protocols that allow the exchange of short text messages between fixed line or mobile phone devices.

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Is it possible to backup a phone that does not boot anymore?

Phone Model :- LG Optimus - E900 OS:- Windows Phone 7.5 (installed the update on wp 7) My phone got stuck on boot screen with LG logo and it isn't booting. I am not going for the hard reset option ...
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Can I get it to automatically send an SMS when covereage is restored?

On my old Android phone if I tried to send a text message when I was somewhere without coverage it would then automatically send the message when I returned to somewhere with coverage. My new Windows ...
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Can I View SMS online

Since Windows Phone syncs photos, videos, apps settings and SMS to the cloud (SkyDrive), Did Microsoft provides any URL to read the synced SMSs online?
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Contact profiles linked by mistake [duplicate]

A strange thing has happened on my Nokia Lumia 520. Two of the contacts on my people list had got linked by mistake. I have now unlinked them but strangely messages received from contact x are now ...
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Text messages no longer associated with contact

My neighbour has a Nokia Lumia 520 and accidentally linked an existing contact ("Person A") with a new contact that he created ("Person B"). This has had some side-effect where Windows Phone seemed ...
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Limitation of members number in each group in people hub

Is there any trick to avoid limitation of group members number (25 members) when I want to send email or SMS to more people. btw, this limit on people hub is there only in WP and not in regular web ...
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Call contact from “messaging”

When I receive sms message, I want to call this contact immediately, but I have to navigate to my address book, search for contact and call it from there. Am I missing something, is there a way to ...
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bulk sms on Lumia 920

Since I updated my Lumia 920 to Lumia Amber, I discovered that sending SMS to multiple contacts has become impossible. Noticed that immediately after it was updated, my network carrier says it is a ...
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how to stop the SMS on lumia 520 from converting to mms?

The text messages that I am trying to send using lumia 520 are converting to MMS. How do I stop this?
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Can I set different message tones for SMS based on the sender or content

At my workplace we have a paging system and when I'm on call I can get paged anytime. The messages that the paging system sends start the same way, is there a way that I could set a different ringtone ...
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How to set a custom SMS tone in Nokia Lumia 900 (Windows Phone 7.5) [duplicate]

I recently changed my SMS tone in my Android phone to a custom ringtone and my friend asked If I could change it also on his phone. He doesn't have an Android phone, but Nokia Lumia 900 with Windows ...
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Curse words and dictionary

This behaviour I have observed with the Polish dictionary, but I'm assuming that it applies to other languages similarly. I've noticed that the dictionary in Windows phone seems to ignore curse ...
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Copy a single word from an sms text message

What gestures would I need to use in order to copy a single word from an sms text message onto the clipboard? So far I have figured out that it is possible to copy the entire message by holding my ...
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How to disable alerts/notification for operator confirmation on sms

I have seen the settings where the sms delivery confirmation can be turned off, but what I need to do is to disable the notification that comes on top. Any way to get this done on Windows Phone 8, I ...
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How can I export or extract my text messages to a file?

I would like to save all of my text messages that are on my phone to a file on my computer. The WP cloud did a good job of saving them across new devices and software resets, but I'm going back to a ...
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Custom sms tone on HTC WM8S [duplicate]

Hello I have HTC windows mobile 8S and I'd like to add new sms tone, as much as I googled I found ringtone2sms app, but I couldn't install it, is there any other way ( apps, updates, any other stuff ) ...
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Group text messaging with iPhone users

I previously asked this question, regarding using a Windows phone to hold group text message conversations with iPhone users. I finally got my Windows 8 phone, and that answer turns out to be ...
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Can you do group text messages with iPhone users?

One of the nice things I have with my current iPhone is the ability to do a group message with other iPhone users in the Messaging app. An iPhone user starts a conversation with me and a few others ...
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Incongruous timestamps in SMS

I was texting with my wife, and all of a sudden the time stamps didn't seem to line up right for awhile. As you can see, it seems as if some of my responses were sent to her before she sent her ...
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Is it possible to forward an SMS?

In the UK, individuals are advised to forward unsolicited SMS messages to 7726 (or, on vodafone, 87726). Is it possible to forward an SMS using a Windows Phone device? if so, how?
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Multiple contact numbers of the same person : which number has been used

If a person in my contacts has more than one phone number and when he/she calls , the call log just shows all the numbers. How to figure out which number he/she used to call. (SMS as well)
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SMS: phone numbers

I'm not sending my phone number by default, so for those I want it to see I have *31# as a prefix. As that number doesn't work for SMS, I usually enter the phone number a second time into Pager. ...
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Where does SMS backup on WP8 actually back up to? Is it user accessible?

I have SMS backup turned on, and it should sync to the outlook.com account I've used to set up the phone (it's a gmail login though) Does it store it somewhere I can see old sms messages, or is it ...
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How to search text messages

I remember getting a text a long time ago but I text tons with this person so there are too many sms messages to look through. How do I search my text messages for a specific phrase?
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How do I receive a picture attached to a text without a data plan?

Someone sent me a text message with a picture attached. I've got a Nokia 710 without a data plan. Is there any way for me to see or somehow get the picture?
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Personalise ringtone for SMS or mail

I looked to that post to personalise ringtones. But ringtones are not available as 'Alerts'. Do you think there's any way to do it?
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Is SMS to computer possible?

I have a nokia lumia 900, and when I am working on the computer I would like to receive my sms messages on my computer rather than having to stop what I'm doing to check my phone. Plus it's just ...
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Can I access the “Application Data” folder if my phone is not Jailbroken?

I've seen that you can recover your deleted SMS from your phone with this tool. However my phone is not Jailbreaken, so I can't use the app, but I was wondering if it's still possible to browse the ...
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How can I change the phone number of contact when writing SMS?

When I am writing SMS in some existing thread, the SMS is going to be sent to number from which the last SMS came. But if the contact has more than one number, how can I choose different phone ...
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What can be backed up?

I just read this Q: How can I backup my SMS I am curious about what any other thing IS or IS NOT possible to back up in my phone? I expect a list of things that CAN be backed up a list of those ...
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How can I backup my SMS

I need to restore my phone. How can I make a backup of my text messages on my computer? Is it possible to restore text messages on the new phone?