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    todd.bith
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    After talking to T-mobile they have indicated that you can not request text records for my account (only what has come in and gone out). Is there any method to monitor text messages that come and go from a cell? From what I've read it appears that some service providers do this, but not T-mobile.


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    Re: SMS Records

    I'm sure if the courts wanted a copy of sms sent to and from a certain cell phone account, there wouldn't be a problem with T-Mobile coming up with a full transcript of sms messages for a given time period (whatever it is that they hang on to them for or can get records of). But without a court order, as far a their response to end users is going to be, Nope not something we are able to do.

    As for monitoring SMS to and from you own phones, other than making backups of them, as far as I know there is no legal way to do this. So if the question is, can yourself/girlfriend/wife/enemies find text messages after they have been deleted from the "target phone", somewhere in the net, or have T-Mobile send copies (electronic or hard copy) to them. Then the answer is nope.

    UNLESS the SMS service you use, makes online copies of SMS, email, contacts and the like, automatically. Then you/they, may very well be able to get ahold of SMS messages, long after they have been deleted from the phone.
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    Re: SMS Records

    Is it possible to knw loaction of Mobile phone whn i message was sent frm tht cell phone.
    like if i want to knw wht ws the location of cell phone whn i recievd a message frm tht number. Is it possible.. can any body reply..



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    Quote Originally Posted by anshvys View Post
    Is it possible to knw loaction of Mobile phone whn i message was sent frm tht cell phone.
    like if i want to knw wht ws the location of cell phone whn i recievd a message frm tht number. Is it possible.. can any body reply..

    If you subscribe to a service like Smartguard (depending on phone type and carrier), and if your phone has GPS, you can "find" your phone should it become lost or stolen. Via a text or email sent to the phone, from the web interface. I know this works for BlackBerries, but no idea if there is such a service for non blackberry phones.
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