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How do I make it so that the other person can't see an old text that I sent to them on imessage?

I texted a rude message to someone three years ago. They didn't have my number, so it just showed up as my number with no name attached. Now I need to call this person, but I don't want them to see ...
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Signal is disclosing peer-to-peer communication not sent through its own VPN to Google, or meta data thereof (i.e. call & duration, aliases & numbers)

Premise Signal is disclosing peer-to-peer communication not sent through its own VPN to Google, or meta data thereof (i.e. call & duration, aliases & numbers) covertly, and without explicit ...
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How can I make forwarded calls show my number instead of the one calling in?

I have an iPhone 8 being used for call-forwarding. When calls come in I need to forward them, but I need the receiving phone to know every time that it is a forwarded call from the iPhone. I imagine ...
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Make and receive land line phone calls on my mac?

I have two phones, an iphone and a land line. I'm spending several hours a day on the phone. I know I can use my iphone and my mac working together, but I want to be able to do this with my landline ...
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How to block "No Caller ID" calls but not unknown calls

My phone number is published on the website of a project I run. However, it seems some young people have found it really funny to start prank calling me. It's very annoying and rather humiliating to ...
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How to get iPhone users to see my Caller ID info?

We have a Google My Business listing (https://g.page/freelensiacorporate?gm) with a phone number. So, when someone calls us with their Android, they will see the caller ID info like phone number and ...
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UNKNOWN NAME Showing up instead of actual phone number

When receiving a phone call from a number not listed in my Contacts, the name displays as "UNKNOWN NAME" rather than simply showing the number initiating the call. I'm pretty sure this hasn't always ...
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Is there a way to block all incoming phone calls except in your area code?

I want to block all incoming calls on my iPhone that are not from my area code so that I will not receive any unsolicited calls from out of state, particularly related to my resume. I read that one ...
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Wrong caller ID showed for call and "000000" in calls journal

My friend has an issue with her iPhone. For some reason, the phone app suddenly started to show the wrong caller name. After this she tried to logout/login into iCloud and then all callers in the call ...
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How does call blocking app work with conditional call forwarding?

I'm at the initial stages of researching the development of my own call blocking mechanism for iOS. The goal is to develop a spam blocking app and infrastructure that delivers on some features that ...
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How to send unknown callers directly to voicemail on iPhone (while allowing text and know callers through)

I get about 20 robocalls a day, and I'm trying to figure out how to prevent unknown numbers from ringing my phone. Some ideas: Have a silent ring and assign that to all non-contact callers. There ...
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In iOS 12.0.1 on iPhone, what is the point of the block list? It doesn't block calls

I get spam calls on my iPhone SE. I have caller ID. I have a contact called "do not answer". The contact is blocked Inside the "do not answer" contact I keep a list of all the spam numbers that call ...
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Schedule disabling of outgoing Caller ID

Is it possible with or without an additional app to dynamically disable my caller ID on an iPhone? I would like to suppress my number for calls I make for my employer from my private device. These ...
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How can I stop the whole state of Texas from calling my number? [duplicate]

I get about 5-6 calls daily (6:30am to 4pm-ish) from the whole state of Texas. My phone number is just one digit away from matching another number with the area code for Texas (which is 936, mine is ...
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iOS 11 Ringtone for No Caller ID

Is there any way (even a brute-force workaround) to assign a unique ringtone to "No Caller ID"? Manually assigning a ringtone to all contacts and setting the default ringtone to something ...
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Unknown number instead of anonymous number

I've got a question, sometimes when the Caller ID is hidden, it will show up on my lock screen as "Anonymous". But recently, I've noticed something, there is a distinction between Anonymous and "...
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How can I send out my caller ID info?

Is there a way to send out my Caller ID info to people not on my contact list, or to people whose contact list I am not on?
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how do i select alternate email address attached to AppleID show outbound FaceTime?

I use [email protected] but attached an address with my name. FaceTime seems to allow selection of the other address but my brother complains about seeing literal appleid@ address
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Can I block unidentified calls?

When I get a phone call from an unidentified caller. I never answer it. It's always a charity or sales call. Can I make it just not ring through if the caller is unidentified?
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How do I send calls from numbers not in contacts to voicemail?

I'd like to send all of the calls that I receive from numbers that are not in my contacts to voicemail. Is this possible on ios10?
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Contacts recall with mult numbers [duplicate]

How do find out which number you dialed after the call when a contact has multiple numbers associated with it. On an iphone
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What is the "maybe" caller id suggestion in the call log based on?

I got a call from a phone number that is not stored in my address book, and in the call log, under the number, a name was suggested: "Maybe: X" (where X is the guessed name). Where is this guess ...
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Show caller ID and number on incoming call on iPhone?

I looked around quite a bit for an answer to this question but can't find one, so maybe I'm overlooking something obvious. I recently starting paying my carrier for caller ID. This is great sometimes,...
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How do I see the number for an unknown caller who is not in my contact list?

I have an iphone 4 and although I get a notification for a missed call but i cant see the number of the person calling all it shows is missed call from "unknown" i cant find anything on the internet ...
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How to know from which number a missed call came, if the caller has multiple numbers?

In iOS 8.4.1, if a caller who has 6 numbers, calls you and you see a missed call. Then, clicking the "i" symbol next to the missed call showed you all the 6 numbers of the caller and the number from ...
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iOS7 iPhone: how to make Siri-initiated calls, SMS text msgs come from Google Voice caller ID?

When I ask Siri (iOS 7.0.4 on my iPhone 5S) to call or text someone, I want said call or text to come from my Google Voice caller ID. Any way to do this now that jailbreak apps GVIntegrated & ...
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Is there an app that shows iPhone call alerts on iPad?

Is there an app out there that will allow me to see who's calling my iPhone from my iPad? This seems so simple, yet there doesn't seem to be anything in the App Store, leading me to believe it's not ...
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Can I add 100 Phone Numbers to a Single Contact?

My bank insists on sending me account info SMS (texts) from ~100 different numbers. They all start the same, only the last two digits differ. e.g. +43 664 6601301 +43 664 6601302 +43 664 6601303 ... ...
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Network Caller ID on iOS without a computer

Network Caller ID (or NCID) allows incoming call information for a regular landline telephone to be sent over a local network to display on computers and other devices. There are programs for OS X ...
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Will FaceTime reveal my caller ID on an incoming call?

Obviously if I initiate a FaceTime call then the recipient will see the caller ID that I've selected in my FaceTime settings. However, if someone calls me at one of my alternative addresses, is my ...
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iPhone not i.d.'ing callers after resetting all settings

I used Settings > General > Reset > Reset All Settings on my iPhone, and now incoming phone calls are displayed as the telephone number, rather than the name from my Contacts. I do notice that the ...
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Is there a way to write rules for incoming calls?

I'd like to write some rules for incoming calls on my iPhone. For instance, if a call from a certain number comes in, I'd like it to go to voice-mail. Or simply hang up and not answer at all. Is ...
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iPhone ring notification on the computer

Is there a way with Bluetooth or WiFi or something that will display on my mac mini's screen that there is an incoming phone call or SMS and who its from with possibly a photo? Edit I'm currently on ...
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Addressbook resolution for International Callers

Numbers in my phone are stored in the following formats +1.305.555.1212 +1.202.555.1212 +44.222333444 +44.222.33.3444 +91.22.34567890 +91.98765.43210 +91.98.76.543210 All calls from the USA show the ...
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