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What do the 5 digits mean in the to or from on text messaging?
ashes2ashes
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I'm looking at my text messages on my verizon, usage, and there is a to call to my number but the from isn't a regular number. It's some zeros and then a 5 digit number. How do I tell who that 5 digit number is from?

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Re: What do the 5 digits mean in the to or from on text messaging?
budone
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ashes2ashes wrote:

I'm looking at my text messages on my verizon, usage, and there is a to call to my number but the from isn't a regular number. It's some zeros and then a 5 digit number. How do I tell who that 5 digit number is from?


 

 

Those are 'shortcodes' for a text you have subscribed to. Here is a partial list of codes.

 

Short Codes

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budone
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ashes2ashes wrote:

I'm looking at my text messages on my verizon, usage, and there is a to call to my number but the from isn't a regular number. It's some zeros and then a 5 digit number. How do I tell who that 5 digit number is from?


 

 

Those are 'shortcodes' for a text you have subscribed to. Here is a partial list of codes.

 

Short Codes

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ashes2ashes
Member

Thank you so much!!! Now off to get rid of it!

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tinaoregon
Member

When I click on the list of short codes, the window says "Can't find server".

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KH-Michael
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Re: What do the 5 digits mean in the to or from on text messaging?
vzw_customer_support
Customer Support

tunaoregon, we can help get this all figured out for you./ Are you getting multiple texts with their number being only 5 digits? JoseL_VZW

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