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I received a text from 746-118-88. The msg is below. 

 

AT&T Free Message: Your temporary PIN is (I erased the PIN)

 

This is spam right? How do I stop receiving these texts?

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Teacher

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You are correct. I never open this app but it is asking for a pin and none work. I just deleted it so fingers crossed!

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Contributor

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Me too.  Several times to date 05-22-2019.

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Teacher

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Deleting the security app from ATT has so far fixed it. 24 hours and no text messages so far.
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Thank YOU!!! As I have been getting message over and over again...with <#> AT&T Free Message with a pin number and no explanation. Ending with IOpMWSeQxt the last message. They all have started the same and ending with jumbled letters as above. Looking suspicious. Sent a copy as Spam and I was messaged to send STOP as the number was a code short cut number. Odd that many posts I have read that AT&T reps are clueless as to how to help. Glad to know its the AT&T Mobile Security App. 

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Contributor

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I too had a dozen or so texts from one number all within a minute. I called AT&T to have texts blocked since I never use them. When I called the number from which the texts came, the man was irked that I called him since he wasn't texting anyone at 3 in the morning.

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Tutor

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Wow. I’m not alone. The texts I receive also end in IOpMWSEeQxt. I’m up to 12 of them now.

ATT PLEASE HELP!!
Message 26 of 60
Teacher

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If you have the att web security app delete that. That’s what was causing it for me and problem solved since I deleted it.
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Open up the at&t mobile security app and request a pin. I did and the same text number showed up with the pin for it. Once I used the pin, the app wanted me to agree to terms. I suspect the latest app update is the cause but at&t isn’t leaving it up to you to open the app to discover you need a pin sent but the text fails to let you know what it is for.
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Tutor

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Ok. I’ll try that. Thank you!

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Tutor

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You’re correct. I opened the app and it was looking for the pin it had generated. I just deleted the app. It wasn’t much help anyway.
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