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*67 in text message?

I just happened to look at the contact number I was getting ready to text and saw that there was a *67 in front of the phone number. How did that happen? I didn't put it there. Does that mean the other person wasn't receiving my text messages?

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Ok. First start with turning it off and on again. Then try a force restart

To force restart your device, press and hold the Volume down key and Power/Lock key on the device for 10–20 seconds. This performs a simulated battery disconnect

If that doesn't take, then you'll likely have to restore, which you'll want to backup your data

From a Home screen, tap Apps . These instructions apply to Standard mode only.

Tap Settings.

From the Personal section, tap Backup and reset.

Tap Back up my data to turn on or off .

Tap Backup account.

Tap the appropriate account.

Tap Automatic restore to turn on or off.

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I went to contacts and made the number the default number and the *67 went away. But HOW did it get there in the first place? So when I sent text msgs to this person, does this mean they didn't get them?

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Probably not. You'll have to resend. The contacts thing was good to know. I'll keep that in mind

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If anyone cares (*67) is Caller ID blocking. I have a feeling someone at some point got a hold of the phone and wanted to try to send texts without wanting the person on the other end knowing where it came from.

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@avanteguarde cool to know! Thanks, bruv

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