Text messge sent using email?

Discussion in 'iPhone, iPod & iPad' started by haddad, Feb 9, 2012.

  1. haddad
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    haddad GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    Aug 12, 2010
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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.
     
  2. Foxi4

    Foxi4 On the hunt...

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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...

    *looks at sig*

    iPhone, huh? :creep:
     
  3. Zetta_x

    Zetta_x The Insane Statistician

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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.
     
  4. haddad
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    haddad GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    where is that setting in the iphone?

    no it happens to ppl who dont even have my number
     
  5. ZAFDeltaForce

    ZAFDeltaForce Specialist

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    Has this always happened since day one or is this a recent issue?
     
  6. haddad
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    haddad GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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  7. ZAFDeltaForce

    ZAFDeltaForce Specialist

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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
     
  8. ProtoKun7

    ProtoKun7 GBAtemp Time Lord Regenerations: 4

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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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