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Just set up my phone...now receiving gibberish texts from 118012222269
redrover-11
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I just set up my iPhone 5-32GB yesterday, and have gotten about 15 of these messages that look something like:

"//BREW:0104F4BC:OZMAIL CI=B79CE47BE2A4C0E3489DFB2B1B57895A MC=2 To stop these messages simply reply to this one (charge may apply)"

I'm getting one about every 45 minutes or so.  I got similar messages on my old Samsung Reality, and from browsing other user questions, it may be related to some time of backup or mobile IM app.  Any help to fix this problem would be great.

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Re: Just set up my phone...now receiving gibberish texts from 118012222269
redrover-11
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I was able to get them to stop.  I was hesitant to reply to the messages out of fear it might be spam, but after a while, I just replied with "Stop" and haven't received one since.  I'll be keeping an eye on my bill to see if anything strange shows up.

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Re: Just set up my phone...now receiving gibberish texts from 118012222269
redrover-11
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I was able to get them to stop.  I was hesitant to reply to the messages out of fear it might be spam, but after a while, I just replied with "Stop" and haven't received one since.  I'll be keeping an eye on my bill to see if anything strange shows up.

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