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How are texts sent from phone to phone?
You can send a text message also from the phone’s address book. Display information about a contact and touch the Text Messaging icon next to the contact’s phone number. After you touch that icon, the phone’s text messaging app starts and you can compose the message. You can send text messages only to cell phones.
How do phones receive messages?
As for the actual transmission of an SMS, the text message from the sending mobile device is stored in a separate channel called the short message service center (SMSC). To get around this, 4G networks introduce a new IP-SM-GW network element that communicates with SMSC directly to retrieve messages.
How do SMS messages get sent?
When you send an SMS message, the message gets transmitted from the sending device to the nearest cell tower. That cell tower passes the message to an SMS center (SMSC). Then the SMSC forwards the SMS message to a cell tower near the receiving device. Lastly, that tower sends the message to the recipient’s device.
Why are my text messages going to another phone?
When you add an Exchange account using ActiveSync on an Android phone, some phones will begin forwarding a copy of every SMS message (e.g., text message) that the phone receives to your email account. This feature will vary from phone to phone. Tap Settings, then tap Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync in the Accounts group.
Where does a text go when you send it?
The message is stored in the SMSC (for days if necessary) until your friend turns his cell phone on or moves into range, at which point the message is delivered. The message will remain stored on your friend’s SIM card until he deletes it.
When texting What does SMS mean?
Short Message Service
SMS stands for Short Message Service and is commonly known as texting. It’s a way to send text-only messages of up to 160 characters between phones.
Why are my text messages showing up on my husbands phone?
Mostly because you’re both sign into the same iCloud account. This is a very easy fix. On both devices you must do this so they don’t receive the same messages. Settings > Messages > Send & Receive > uncheck all but your mobile number.
How are messages sent or received?
The message is the vehicle for the sender to share feelings, thoughts, and ideas. It is the way the sender’s mental images are transmitted to the receiver. Messages go both ways. In other words, the sender sends a message to the receiver, who then sends a message back to the sender.
How do phones transmit data?
Cell phones use radio waves to communicate. Radio waves transport digitized voice or data in the form of oscillating electric and magnetic fields, called the electromagnetic field (EMF). The rate of oscillation is called frequency. Radio waves carry the information and travel in air at the speed of light.