Weird Iphone problem


Thank you for reading this.

I have a weird iphone problem.

My wife has an Iphone 4s, which was on ios5. to fix a tethering problem I upgraded it to ios 7.0.2

Everything is fine except

The phone will not send SMS to one person ... you guessed it, me.

We're in Singapore and on Singtel as our carrier.

The number on my wife's phone is hidden. to show the number you can add *31# to the front of the number when you call.

when I sms to the iphone it shows *31#<my number>, this then changes to +65 <my number>

If I sms <my number> I get not delivered.  In the list I get 'Message send failure'

Sometimes I get ICE GJ as a contact - this has been deleted.

If I search the contacts my number is not present, as I have deleted all instances of the number.

Don't want to wipe the phone if possible.

Any ideas?

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Thomas GrassiSystems AdministratorCommented:
Is Imessage turned on?

Do you have an Iphone?
FdpxAP-GJLAuthor Commented:
imessage turned off.

I have a Nokia Lumia 820.

If I swap the sim cards problem still occurs,
Thomas GrassiSystems AdministratorCommented:
Imessage is so Iphone and ipad and Mac users can send messages to each other this just uses the data plan or wifi.
SMS or text messages use your cell plan.

Can she sms text to anyone else?

Has her Iphone 4s be modified? like hijack ?

Try unhiding her number so that you do not have to do all that just as a test see if sms text works then
FdpxAP-GJLAuthor Commented:

had to wipe the phone in the end.
seemed to be a phantom contact.

phone was not hijacked.



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FdpxAP-GJLAuthor Commented:
advised what I did to resolve the problem.
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