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I received a text msg and it shut my phone off and now I cannot get into my text msgs. What should I do?

Asked: May 26 2015 | 10:28 pm EDT 11307 Views 12 Answers View Best Answer

I received an group msg and in this msg contained a text msg that turns your phone off. Now it has screwed up my phone and I cannot get into my text msgs.


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May 26 2015 | 10:34 pm EDT Bigeric23

Are you saying you can't open the Messages app, or you can't get to that particular text message?
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May 27 2015 | 3:56 pm EDT BlaineP

The way that I fixed was to get Siri to read my messages to me. Will probably be the 1st message that is hanging it up. After Siri read me that I had a message from whatever # I then told Siri to reply with FIX. That fixed problem. You can't get into regular message to fix it. This was the only way.


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May 27 2015 | 4:06 pm EDT Smply_Rckless



Was it similar to this one ?


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May 27 2015 | 4:10 pm EDT BlaineP

When I got the message it locked my messages up where I couldn't even open the messages app.


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May 27 2015 | 6:51 pm EDT nikkisharif

I just heard about this today. That's crazy!!
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May 28 2015 | 12:54 pm EDT qbnkelt

It's crazy, and what's even crazier is that people are punking their friends who use iPhones. I've seen comments on some sites where people boasting about doing it.
There are some sick people out there.
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May 28 2015 | 1:30 pm EDT xtremeled

It's crazy, and what's even crazier is that people are punking their friends who use iPhones. I've seen comments on some sites where people boasting about doing it.
There are some sick people out there.
Some people have a strange sense of humor. I'm not sure what my reaction would be if a "Friend" did this to me but I am sure that i would not post my ideas of retribution on the internet. LOL
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May 28 2015 | 3:06 pm EDT rgough305

I hope to see iOS 8.3.1 in the next day or so. . . .
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May 28 2015 | 3:15 pm EDT kataran

It will not do any permanent harm to your device but it's not expectable to send at all
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May 28 2015 | 3:29 pm EDT kch50428

I hope to see iOS 8.3.1 in the next day or so. . . .
8.4 may be far enough along for an early final release...
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May 28 2015 | 4:02 pm EDT qbnkelt

Some people have a strange sense of humor. I'm not sure what my reaction would be if a "Friend" did this to me but I am sure that i would not post my ideas of retribution on the internet. LOL
True. The kinds of infantile behaviours exhibited as a result of platform wars are astonishing.


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