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Topic # 8801 30-Jul-2006 19:59
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I remember a while back when I had an old 2280 a friend showed my how to turn texting fuctions off
by pressing some *# (numbers) *# does anybody know how to do this ? and is there any other wee things
that you can do like that *# kind of stuff???

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Reply # 42882 30-Jul-2006 22:11
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There are lots of *# numbers you can use on your phone. However it is against the forums rules to post any programming codes on here. Read the forum usage guidelines for more info.

If you really must have said codes, google is your friend... But be warned if you manage to kill your phone by using a programming phone it will void any warranty you may have.

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  Reply # 42883 30-Jul-2006 22:15
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If you don't mind my asking, why do you want to disable SMS functions?

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Reply # 43351 6-Aug-2006 11:16
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I have the number but you have to promise you won't use it to harm someone elses phone...

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  Reply # 43381 6-Aug-2006 18:28
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I've never known the codes to not irreversibly render a phone useless, A work colleague tried a code I had discovered (he "found" it on my desk so tried it) and killed his phones RF settings altogether. goodbye TX 130c.


YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED! Most codes do more than "stopping SMS"

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  Reply # 43384 6-Aug-2006 18:43
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I fail to see the need for anybody to use those codes, unless of course they are destroying a phone.

Remember that posting said codes is not acceptable on the forums.

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  Reply # 43405 7-Aug-2006 09:42
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I use that code all the time, allot of people have 2280's and it's just plain funny to watch them try to txt.  (I always put it back)

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  Reply # 43425 7-Aug-2006 15:56
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This particular number for disabling texting doesn't destroy your phone. It can be useful if you don't want someone to be going into your messages.

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  Reply # 43427 7-Aug-2006 16:11
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Zach: This particular number for disabling texting doesn't destroy your phone. It can be useful if you don't want someone to be going into your messages.


I don't think it does that, I'm sure it only disables the "reply" and "create new message" functions.

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  Reply # 43428 7-Aug-2006 16:13
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lokinz:
Zach: This particular number for disabling texting doesn't destroy your phone. It can be useful if you don't want someone to be going into your messages.


I don't think it does that, I'm sure it only disables the "reply" and "create new message" functions.
Oh, ok I thought you couldn't access the messages menu altogether. It was a while since I use it. It could still be useful if you didn't want people to send messages off your phone (unless there is a restriction option like on my samsung...).

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  Reply # 43437 7-Aug-2006 18:30
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There are much better ways to stop people using your phone like using a lock code on it. Such codes can void you warranty

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Reply # 43502 8-Aug-2006 11:24
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Using a code like that one you are speaking of will render your phone inoperable and we (the service agents) cannot and will not repair or restore the handset. we get about 3 a week which are fancy paperweights.

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  Reply # 43725 11-Aug-2006 03:06
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Brad, looking at the forum guidelines, is the rule:

"he post contains instructions on how to circumvent security measures implemented by manufacturers;" ? Nothing specific in their stating anything about programming codes that I can see.



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  Reply # 43744 11-Aug-2006 10:31
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This is a privately owned forum, and is not necessarily bound to only the guidelines posted.

There are many things that would be intolerable here, but not specifically listed (phreaking, discussion on bomb making techniques, how to hotwire a car, etc etc), and this code can really stuff peoples days up.

It took me 2 minutes to find the code using a search engine, so its there for people who want it. But will it be allowed to be publicly posted here?


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