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Topic # 225706 1-Dec-2017 10:39
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Hi there
Yesterday I had some very strange txt messages come though to my ph, supposedly from skinny ??

 

1st was said
"configure your handset. Pincode: 1234"

 

2nd txt was
"Setting message"
"mms APN" (with an install button)
"internet APN/Browser" (with an install button)
"skinnydata APN/Browser" (with an install button)

 

whats going on
Why did I receieve these txts? , from skinny ?
can I just delete them ?

 

 


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  Reply # 1911547 1-Dec-2017 10:49
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Not a scam they are APN config settings for a mobile phone wrong number entered Just ignore / delete them

 

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  Reply # 1917668 12-Dec-2017 19:23
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Hmm just got this as well.




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  Reply # 1917682 12-Dec-2017 20:16
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