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Can someone send text messages from my phone remotely to look like they have come from me ? I have just noticed some replies to text messages but I know for definately I didnt send them.

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Re: hacking

What phone / device are you using? Could these be iMessages from an iPad or iPod connected to your Apple account?
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Re: hacking

Yes, it's possible via apps but you would of had to approve them first.
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Re: hacking


@MI5 wrote:
Yes, it's possible via apps but you would of had to approve them first.

Really @MI5 ...that's a bit worrying. What apps? (or too many to mention?)

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Re: hacking

Mighty text is one that springs to mind and of course Whatsapp. iMessage if logged in on other devices etc but they all will send a verification text to the original number first.
If using an iPhone / iPad / Mac makes sure you pin / passcode protect the device to prevent unauthorised use.
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Re: hacking

That's ok then...I don't use any of those...Smiley Wink

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Re: hacking

 I'm guessing imessages. Any of the apps mentioned need a code to be sent to your mobile number so don't be alarmed at all about them.