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Thread for reporting SMS spam

Hello,

 

  I have been forwarding my spam email-to-SMS to @FidoStephen via PMs to help improve the spam filter for sms.fido.ca

 

  Recently, another community member also posted a similar spam SMS they received. Perhaps a thread dedicated to collecting examples of these types of SMS spam might also help improve the spam filter.

 

  Thoughts?

 

Cheers


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Re: Thread for reporting SMS spam

***UPDATE***

 

Hey everyone,

 

Thanks so much for taking the time to flag all of these to us.

 

Now you can send any SMS spam you receive to the number 7726 (SPAM). This will submit the messages to be audited and potentially blocked from the network if confirmed to be spam.

 

All you need to do is forward the spam SMS to 7726. You can do this easily by pressing and holding on the body of the text and then press the forward button. No additional charges apply for this Smiley

 

Thanks again for all your help!

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I tried sending it to the 7726 number. But it saying not deliver. Even try with the # in front nope. Probably my very advanced technological experience the problem.. very sarcastic by the way 😂😅

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Think 🤔 I got it 

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Hey @acadiensti

 

Thanks for flagging the message.  It really helps! Smiley



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Your solution does not work if Messenger is your default messaging app. When I press on "forward", it send me on an endless FB loop with no option to send to a 4-digit #! "Send to new group" does not work either.

 

BruSkald

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Hey @BruSkald1

 

This particular option to forward these messages works by SMS. It will work through the text messaging App that came with the phone. 

 

 



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Hi All,

 

just received phishing sms.

 

sender # +1(902) 872 1304

url: XAZTARE.CO.UK

 

Thanks,

Silent Smiley

 

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Hey @silentbuddha

 

Thank you for reporting this to us.

 

I have moved your post in this thread as it deals with the same topic.

 

You'll find all the information you need right here Smiley



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Got this today:

 

 

Important Notice for the number (778)-321-xxxx
http://fidoe-payee.com/
FidoCommunication has sent you FidoDollars (72.56$)

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Hey @MartyA

 

Thanks for flagging this. We are definitely keeping an eye on those spams Smiley



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Hello,

 

  From what I understand, the WhoCalled service had been discontinued as of June 8th (see here). I received this SMS today so either it's a glitch or I'm guessing SPAM.

 

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Hope this helps :Smiley:

 

Cheers


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