Text messge sent using email?

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Feb 9, 2012
  1. haddad
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    i dont know why whenever I send a text measege, the other person who gets my text see's the sender as my email. not my actual number why? why does it always show my email.
     
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    You could write a whole book about how Smart Phones do Stupid Things. I'm pretty sure it's an option in the phone's settings to send the Caller/Sender ID as your E-Mail adress and it can surely be disabled. It'd be easier to determine the cause if you gave us the model of your...

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    iPhone, huh? :creep:
     
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    Does it happen with everyone or only one person? Maybe they got your contact messed up and they have your name as an email.
     
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    where is that setting in the iphone?

    no it happens to ppl who dont even have my number
     
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    Has this always happened since day one or is this a recent issue?
     
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    Did you change any setting as of late before this whole issue started? We need you to backtrack and list out settings you changed or tweaked prior to this problem
     
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    It's not iMessage, is it?

    Using an iPhone would still show the phone number, I think, but it's still worth checking, because for iOS devices without a number it will use the email address as contact information.
    (You'll know if it's got a blue bubble.)
     

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