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Topic # 201978 12-Sep-2016 17:18
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I have been with 2degrees on their prepay plan for 4 years now amd noticed something interesting.

Whenever someone leaves a voicemail message I get a notification sms text messgae saying

Call 202 to hear 1 new voice message(s). Last message received at 16:27 on 12-09-2016 from +6427*******.

Now I do find this useful but funny thing is that unlike any other text essages I receive this text messages from 202 get deleted whenever I receive a new notification. So total message count received from this number 202 is always 1 because no matter how many voicemail messgaes I have and no matter how many notifications I receive for each voicemail message the previous notification text message gets deleted and the only new one appears.

Does my carrier, 2degrees, sends out a special header to delete all previous messages or

Is this my phone doing it as it can somehow recognise voicemail notifications messages?

I can't say if this is applicable to other carriers but if it is then let me know as I am curious to find out whether this is a standard practice.


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  Reply # 1628005 12-Sep-2016 17:30
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That is working as designed Voicemail SMS should be submit and replace existing Voicemail SMS notifications

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  Reply # 1628205 12-Sep-2016 22:02
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Same on Vodafone. By design.

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  Reply # 1628509 13-Sep-2016 13:00
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I am with 2D using Messenger (not to be confused with Messaging - both Google SMS products) as my SMS


I have tons of messages from 202 notifying me that I have a new message or a missed call (going back to July 2013 when I got this phone)

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