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Text messages looking like foreign language
cadd2813
Member

Text messages from one of my friends has recently started appearing in some wierd characters (see pasted message below). It doesn't happen all the time though. Has anyone experienced this before?

 

------ SMS Text ------

From: 3362681044

Sent: Dec 24, 2010 10:04 AM

Subject: 4òΦ¥9Je2Θ,B¥%h.

 

4òΦ¥9Je2Θ,B¥%h.ΨØNFK0¡iΔΞøΠ!£RtΨØEfSUf :nV ¡b0ÖlR¥ÑPe

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Thanks....

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Re: Text messages looking like foreign language
SuzyQ
Community Leader
Community Leader
This could be due to a signature attached to the text, or special characters (fancy font, colored text, smilies, etc), and in some cases, messages over 160 characters don't make it through and come out garbled.
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