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Message 11 of 13

Re: 1571 on landline

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@gspearson, possibly when the text alert feature was set up for 1571 your landline number was entered instead of a mobile number. When the text is sent to your landline to say you have a new message it may then be converting the text to speech.  Did you call the number I posted to see if you can disable it? 

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Message 12 of 13

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@NeilO Just tried that.  It offered to setup a link to my mobile and asked me to set a PIN (after confirming my landline number).  Clearly, as I expected, I don't have a link to a mobile nor a PIN - I would not have set up such an arrangement as I don't use my mobile for calls and it doesn't make any sounds.

I'll regard it as an unwanted benefit of the recent upgrade and ignore calls from my own landline number.

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Message 13 of 13

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@NeilO   Apologies, I've just searched my emails and found one in September from BT giving me a PIN but without saying what it was for - email was in the deleted folder.

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