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    Email-to-text problem

    Hello everyone,

    I've discovered that people can send me an email as a text to my cell phone - because someone has apparently entered the email version of my cell phone number to receive CNN news alerts. So now my phone is getting clogged with these (unwanted) alerts, and I can't figure out a way to unsubscribe from them.

    Any suggestions?

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    CNN Mobile

    To subscribe: Text keyword Alerts to shortcode 26688

    To unsubscribe: Text keyword Stop to shortcode 26688

    For help: Text keyword Help to shortcode 26688

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    Thanks, I did try that. But it doesn't work. The problem is that CNN isn't sending a text to my phone; it's sending an alert to an email address which my cell phone company then forwards automatically to my cell as a text. (My company here in Canada is Telus, and the email address associated with my phone number is xxxxxxxxxx@msg.teluls.com, where the x's are my phone number.)

    Any other suggestions?

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    On this CNN.com > Breaking News Alerts > Unsubscribe page, type in your "xxxxxxxxxx@msg.teluls.com" email address and then click the Submit button.

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    Brilliant - I looked for that everywhere on their site and couldn't find it. I'll bet you found that via Google, which for some reason I never thought of doing. Many thanks - let's hope it works.

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    Yep, found it immediately using the following string on Google.com


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