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Can someone get my number from my iphone email?

by Cebra85 / May 9, 2013 4:38 AM PDT

Someone keeps sending me unwanted messages, and I have no idea how they were able to find my number. My number is relatively new, and it's absolutely nowhere to be found..at least that I know of. The only connection I have with this person is that they know my email address, and I use the same email as the primary email on my iphone. They don't know anyone who would give them my number.

Any ideas?

Thanks in advance!

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I have to write yes.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 9, 2013 9:18 AM PDT

If you filled out an application for your Apple product with its email and phone, oh wait, many folk do that at service counters across the world, ouch.

Spam is an ongoing problem so add them to some filter and NEVER answer, don't even open the email. Delete it, add it to the spam list and never look back.
Bob

PS. Ask in the more popular Spyware Forum at http://forums.cnet.com/spyware-viruses-security-forum/

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by nipuhoq / May 9, 2013 6:47 PM PDT

May not but if you do not give link to the your phone number. Yet have some software that you use email or social networking site it can easily identify the number.

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