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Topic # 223665 11-Oct-2017 11:54
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I want to send something to my mrs without my number showing in the text. Is there a way to do this like how you can block your number when calling people?

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  Reply # 1881890 11-Oct-2017 11:58
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I doubt it's possible


Imagine the spam you'd receive if people could anonymously text you things

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  Reply # 1881911 11-Oct-2017 12:21
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Oh that ability exists, ie Burnerapp, where you can just use a number then burn it.


But Im talking completely no name or number. Appls like Burner use a random number, then when you need to change it, you burn it and use another.


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  Reply # 1881981 11-Oct-2017 15:14
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I'm trying to think of a legal use case for this and to be honest I can't really come up with a good one. This is not possible for a very good reason.

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  Reply # 1881997 11-Oct-2017 15:42
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Can you prefix the SMS number with ##31## (or similar) - typically you can do this on a phone call to suppress caller-id



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  Reply # 1882001 11-Oct-2017 15:49
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1. Gain access to her phone.
2. Change the contact name to "unknown" or something like that.
3. Hope she doesn't check the number stored for the contact.

Edit: not overly familiar with Android, this would work on iOS.

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  Reply # 1888104 23-Oct-2017 15:44
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 SIMs are only a couple of bucks or so to buy? Just get a fresh new one and use it. 

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