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Old May 16th 15, 08:47 AM posted to alt.cellular.t-mobile,alt.cellular.bluetooth,alt.cellular.telephones,alt.cellular.data
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On Sun, 10 May 2015 10:53:35 -0700, Ant wrote:

Others' and my contacts' textings seem to get lost (deliver/receiv)ed,
etc. on various platforms (iPhones, Windows, Androids, etc.). I noticed
even phones' textings directly aren't always reliable.


Quite true: some SMS just never get through; others get through, but with
horrendous delay (I've known up to 6 hours, but also just 15 minutes); many
do get right through, though, within seconds of having hit Send.

Makes SMS a less-than-foolproof 2-Factor authentication method :-) .

But whatcha gonna do? Cheers, -- tlvp
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Old May 17th 15, 07:28 AM posted to alt.cellular.t-mobile,alt.cellular.bluetooth,alt.cellular.telephones,alt.cellular.data
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On 5/16/2015 12:47 AM, tlvp wrote:

Others' and my contacts' textings seem to get lost (deliver/receiv)ed,
etc. on various platforms (iPhones, Windows, Androids, etc.). I noticed
even phones' textings directly aren't always reliable.


Quite true: some SMS just never get through; others get through, but with
horrendous delay (I've known up to 6 hours, but also just 15 minutes); many
do get right through, though, within seconds of having hit Send.

Makes SMS a less-than-foolproof 2-Factor authentication method :-) .

But whatcha gonna do? Cheers, -- tlvp


That sucks. And they never return if they never make it through.
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