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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How can i check my Windows Phone Messages in outlook

Previously I have an option to check my text messages in outlook. When i tried with the link it is opening my outlook mails. Is there any way to check my text messages or to backup?
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No SMS notifications windows 10

I've upgraded my 640 and have lost SMS notifications. Not sure if it's something I did or not but Settings / System / Notifications & Actions / Messaging is turned on. Battery saver settings have ...
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Recovering lost texts from “Mobile Operator: Couldn't get message”

I often erroneously receive MMS messages from "mobile operator." It gives me the option to download the message, but downloading it has a 100% failure rate and just changes the text to say "Couldn't ...
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Lumia 520 doesn't ring or shows any sign of incoming call or message when locked

When My Lumia is locked (I mean when it generally asks for Password), it doesn't respond to calls or messages. When I unlock the phone it does alert me on incoming calls and can see all the calls, ...
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Why SMS app won't save drafts?

How do I get stock SMS app to save my draft messages and appear in conversations for further editing at any time. Many times I write a SMS and do something else with other apps and return back my ...
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Why I can't choose the number for contact with multiple numbers when I send a SMS?

When I send a SMS to a contact who has two numbers,Windows Phone doesn't give an option to choose which number should receive the SMS. Why Windows Phone doesn't ask me to choose which number I want to ...
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Custom SMS ringtone for authentication SMS?

Most of the time, I can set my custom SMS ringtones for individual contacts just fine. On my Android device, I was used to having a specific, quiet tone for authentication SMS. On my Lumia 640 with ...
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Backed up text messages are duplicated after Windows 10 install

I backed up my text messages to OneDrive before upgrading to Windows 10. Now all of the backed up messaged are being displayed twice. This does not happen for messaged received after the update. I ...
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Not able to send SMS from my Lumia 640 XL LTE?

I bought a new Lumia 640 XL LTE and after inserting SIM, I am able to call and receive SMS but not able to send text messages. Can anyone suggest what might be the issue and do I need to change any ...
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Messaging (SMS) app missing from Windows 10 Mobile build 10536

The SMS (Messaging) app is missing on my Microsoft Lumia 535 dual-SIM with Windows 10 Mobile TP build 10536.1004 after resetting. How can I get it back?
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How can I retrieve a deleted conversation in my text messages on Nokia Lumia 635?

I had a whole important conversation in my text messages and I accidentally deleted it. I haven't backed-up my phone in two weeks, so I'm wondering if there's a chance to get back that conversation ...
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Is there an App to automatically forward SMS to email?

Is there an app that automatically get all the SMS received on a Windows Phone and forward them in my email? iPhone has an option to do that and Android has Apps that can do this task. Can I do this ...
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How can I transfer text messages from Nokia Lumia 930 to my PC? [duplicate]

Would like to retain their integrity and strings,and read on my laptop as I do on phone, Could do this years ago with old small Nokia phone but struggling with this one
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How do I forward SMS message to an email address and emails to SMS messages?

I access Gmail at present using IE on my phone and wish to be able to forward message between SMS and Email. However as I mostly use a laptop for email, I do not wish to have any messaged deleted ...
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How do I print out sms message?

I may need to use some SMS message as part of a legal dispute, therefore how can I print them out?
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Repeat unread SMS and missed calls alerts?

Is it possible to repeat unread SMS alert and missed calls tune (Lumia 535)? Similar functionality on iOS:
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Accidentally deleted important SMS on Lumia 625, how can i get it back? [duplicate]

I've accidentally deleted an important sms from my Nokia Lumia 625. Anyone has an idea of how to recover it?
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Being charged for emoticons sent from my nokia lumia

I have been charged by O2 for some text messages I sent though I have unlimited free texts. When I asked O2 about it they said these messages were charged as multimedia messages because I included an ...
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How to recover text messages?

I had my back-up on, but I mistakenly deleted my few text messages. I was wondering if there is any way that I can recover them back. It is very important, any help would be appreciated.
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How can I stop or turn off mobile operator notifications for SMS?

How can I turn off SMS notifications from my mobile operator? I get a notification each time I send a text and it is really annoying.
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Get all the text messages(SMSs) on my phone as a file on my computer [duplicate]

I have a Nokia Lumia 710 which is running Windows Phone 7.8. I would like to get all the text messages I have on my phone as a text file on my computer. There seems to be solution for phones running ...
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Why does my custom text message ringtone stop playing?

Recently I've changed the ringtone for text messages for some of my contacts. The new ringtone has a playtime of 11 seconds. However, when I receive text messages, the ringtone stops playing after ~5 ...
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Open and process SMS in ZUNE like it was done Nokia PC SUite

I frequently use SMS messages to control some SMS interface control/alarm/measurement instrument. With the old Nokia PC Suite it was possible to download SMS messages to a PC and even use the PC to ...
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SMS Backup : where are sms that I've sent?

I've got a WP8.1 phone and I activated SMS backup a few days ago. After several tests, I can finally view my sms message on outlook.com via Category Filters. However, I can only see my received sms, ...
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Can I back up text messages onto OneDrive AND delete them from my phone, Nokia Lumia 810?

Is it possible to backup my text messages onto the OneDrive AND delete these messages from my phone? I need space on my phone, Nokia Lumia 810, but I don't want to completely delete my messages from ...
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Exporting text messages from WP 8.1 on Nokia Lumia 620 [duplicate]

Is there any way to forward a thread of text messages to an email address or export them to a file on my computer? I also wonder where they get backed up to?
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Does Family Room chat messages count as SMS?

We started using family room, but my sister is in another country and I wonder if chat messages are counted as SMS? Or are messages sent over the web?
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How can I access a picture that was texted to me?

I got a text with a picture attached. I can see the picture, but I can't seem to save it or access it any other way. Say I wanted to get it to my PC, how can I do that? This is a Lumia 920 with the ...
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How do I Voice reply to my Incoming Text SMS saying that “Message from this person”?

I recently updated my Lumia 525 with Windows 8.1. After that whenever I receive a text SMS from my friends, A lady voice saying that “Message from this person” and I want to reply to that SMS through ...
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Prevent outward SMS Text Messages

I have a Lumia 525 running Cyan. Is there any way to bar all apps or the system to send outgoing SMSs. Or atleast ask for a password/PIN or permission before any SMS is sent? EDIT: The reason ...
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How to extract SMS messages from Lumia 520? [duplicate]

I have a Nokia Lumia 520 with Windows Phone 8.0, and I need to extract all SMS messages between myself and another person. How can I copy the entire threads?
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Is it possible to have phone number starts exactly the same as country code? [closed]

I hope this is the right place to ask this, feel free to redirect me to anywhere else. As title, here's an example of what I meant. let's say the country is Switzerland with the country code of 41. ...
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What is wrong with predictive texting in WP8.0?

I'm finding sending SMS with my new Lumia 1020 is a massive pain in the backside. Compared to my old Lumia 610 running WP 7.5/7.8 it's just plain terrible: If I type "i " it does not capitalise to ...
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Some sms like OTPs, ATM transaction message are not being received on my LUMIA 525

Since last two days Some sms like OTPs, ATM transaction message, IRCTC msg or online recharge confirmation sms are not being received on my LUMIA 525 whereas the text sms are working properly. Please ...
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Sometimes my phone will not send text messages

Has anyone else had this issue? It all started after the GDR3 update I think. Now I am on the latesting Windows Phone 8.1 preview update that came out yesterday (May 14, 2014). I haven't experienced ...
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Cannot see sent or received messages on any application on my Nokia Lumia 525

This has happened twice even after I hard reset my phone. I cannot see any texts I receive or send even though the other person can see my sent texts. On applications like Viber, Whatsapp, Facebook ...
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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 (OneDrive), 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 ...