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Wannabe Geek


Topic # 10021 31-Oct-2006 11:24 Send private message

Hi there

Does anyone know whether or not Vodafone archive old text messages on their system.  I now each text message goes through the mesage centre but I wonder how long they stay there after delivery.

I need to retrieve some old messages from 2001.  Have asked Vodafone but there turnaround for answers is approx 5 -7 working days.


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  Reply # 50404 31-Oct-2006 11:28 Send private message

LOL forget about  it

No way!!







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Wannabe Geek


  Reply # 50423 31-Oct-2006 12:44 Send private message

OK Thanks

I needed it for a court case and that has answered my question. 

I had read about the US courts issuing court orders to retrieve old messages from mobile phone providers through their sms archives, and this was done successfully - I thought it might be possible here too.

Thank you Smile

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Master Geek


  Reply # 50425 31-Oct-2006 12:56 Send private message

New Zeland operator must retain this information for up to 7 years , just for the reason you need it for,   can not remember when it was going to be inforce , so they might not have info going back to 2001

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  Reply # 50430 31-Oct-2006 13:08 Send private message

Billing info not contect cellman




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Master Geek


  Reply # 50436 31-Oct-2006 13:40 Send private message

I just talked to the SMS team in TNZ and they are keeping content, but i do not know what voda do




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Wannabe Geek


  Reply # 50445 31-Oct-2006 13:57 Send private message

Thanks for checking that out.  I think perhaps I may be out of luck going back as far as 2001.




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  Reply # 50615 1-Nov-2006 11:54 Send private message

Heard back from Vodafone fraud department,  the only keep messages for 24 hours.  The volume is just too great to keep them for any longer

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Wannabe Geek


  Reply # 50709 1-Nov-2006 21:20 Send private message

I would of thought that they would of have had to get the messages for any court cases like described.

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  Reply # 50710 1-Nov-2006 21:37 Send private message

TCNZ keep content for up to 30 days max as I understand




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