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UF sent me an SMS

LeftistHominidLeftistHominid Registered User Posts: 3,803 Senior Member
edited April 2011 in University of Florida
I registered an emergency contact information yesterday.


today I got an SMS from SMS@blackboard.com, which said
(copied as it appears on my cell)

Subject:Confirmation
UF Alert: You are now
confirmed to receive alerts. No
reply needed at this time

Does anyone here know how to prevent them from SMSing me in the future? I don't have SMS, only standard texting.
Post edited by LeftistHominid on

Replies to: UF sent me an SMS

  • hsb1104hsb1104 Registered User Posts: 188 Junior Member
    umm i'm pretty sure it's a regular text message, it's just sent from a system in case of emergencies, I've rarely received them but when I do i'm never charged or anything. If you don't want to get them you could take your cell off the emergency contact.
  • aforautumnaforautumn Registered User Posts: 1,381 Senior Member
    sms is a normal text message.
  • ZapadniyRusZapadniyRus Registered User Posts: 668 Member
    Fun fact:
    In Eastern Europe (and Europe in general I'd imagine) a text is referred to as an SMS
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