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Topic # 100908 20-Apr-2012 20:33
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Hi, can anyone help me with finding what is sending mystery txts on my HTC Desire S?

The problem is that every month for the last 3-4 months there has been at least 2 or 3 txts to an USA/Canada numbers. I'm 100% positive that I haven't sent them or anybody else and there is no record in my phone's history, I only know they have been sent because they appear on my Vodafone invoice. Luckily they aren't to a premium service, they just cost $0.17 each so it's not too much of a problem.

I assume  that an app is sending them but how do I find out which one is doing it?

Any ideas will be appreciated. Thanks in advance

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  Reply # 612600 20-Apr-2012 20:45
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  Reply # 612603 20-Apr-2012 20:50

What's the number?

 
 
 
 




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  Reply # 612604 20-Apr-2012 20:52
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I have AVG installed and it hasn't detected anything, is it good enough to do the job or should I try another?



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  Reply # 612605 20-Apr-2012 20:54
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Sorry, forgot to put them in the original post.
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  Reply # 612612 20-Apr-2012 21:14
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Do you have viber installed?



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  Reply # 612614 20-Apr-2012 21:17
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No, what's vibrant?



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  Reply # 612615 20-Apr-2012 21:17
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DYAC, what's viber?

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  Reply # 612618 20-Apr-2012 21:26
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viber is a voip app, it sends a txt as part of the install and thought it might be that,if you don't have it then that's not your problem



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  Reply # 612621 20-Apr-2012 21:32
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Ok thanks for that.
I don't have any Voip apply or anything like that. My phone isn't rooted either just stock standard.

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  Reply # 612637 20-Apr-2012 22:50
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Have you installed any apps that may need activation?


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  Reply # 612651 20-Apr-2012 23:17
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Is this a parallel import?




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  Reply # 612658 20-Apr-2012 23:23
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Yep its is, brought it from Eking before they closed. Don't think it is calling home though as it from SE Asia according to default language settings.
Also I have had the phone for over a year and the txts only started 3months ago so that why suspect an app.

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  Reply # 612712 21-Apr-2012 07:42
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May sound obvious but did you install any apps specifically around the time the texts started? 

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  Reply # 612774 21-Apr-2012 12:03
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In settings -> applications -> manage application, have you checked the permissions seen at the bottom of each listing when viewed.

If you see one with SMS permission, one could then check it further.

Just a thought.



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  Reply # 612997 21-Apr-2012 22:33
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Ok thanks for that will check them out.

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