Duplicate/triplicate text messages (and charges)

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  1. Flyingstar

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    I mostly text my girlfriend who lives in the same space. we are both on a "network extender" both have iPhone 4. for the last two months we have been charged for about triple the normal text messages. when I look at my online text records I see two messages sent at the same moment. and when she gets the text message their are two sometimes three copys. I have been on the phone w/ Verizon support for about 3 hours and several diff. times. they have done a number of things to resolve the issue but NO success so far. They did credit our accounts for the overage but the problem continuse un abated.
     
  2. Flyingstar

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    Forgot. this ONLY happens between our two numbers, no one else gets duplicate texts from me.
     
  3. ivantwilliams

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    I would ask them to turn off text on BOTH numbers (at the numbers on the same account?) and then turn it back on again. I wonder if that would help?

    Also, why not use iMessage instead? Wouldn't that help?
     
  4. Nrevezzo

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    I have never seen this on my 4S or my wife's 4 but my daughter has an HTC something-or-other and she is always getting duplicate and triplicate texts regardless of who sends. This is all on AT&T. Good thing we have the unlimited plan.
     
  5. Jessaw1981

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    I agree with pp about the iMessage also Verizon to Verizon is free anyway so why is there an overage ?


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  6. Flyingstar

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    V to V texting is free?
     
  7. Mommy

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    only if you have the 500 message pricing. They made it now that you have to add the 500 text message plan for 10.00 to your bill.
     
  8. Jessaw1981

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    that's weird it's always been free I mean you have to have a text plan they won't hardly let you have a phone with out it lol. But I have never had a problem.


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