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How can I prevent a user from receiving cell phone text messages in his Outlook Inbox? We're running Exchange 2010 SP 2
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What do you mean by cell phone text message, can you elaborate more.
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by:K Anthony O365
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With Exchange 2010 users can receive their text messages in their Outlook Inbox. Some users would like to turn this feature off. I believe there is a setting in ECP that users can select.
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Can you post the screenshot
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by:K Anthony O365
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There is no screenshot to show. I simply want a way to prevent text messages from appearing in my Inbox.
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by:K Anthony O365
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This may help  http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd351232.aspx

Clear-TextMessagingAccount -Identity 'user@contoso.com'   (email address)

However, there must be something else involved as this doesn't prevent the receiving of text messages to my Outlook Inbox.
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by:K Anthony O365
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This may be what I'm looking for!
Remove-Text-messaging-feature.docx
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Try it out.
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After removing the both Policies from my account and restarting the 'MS Exchange Mailbox Assistants' Service in Exchange, I still get the messages in my Inbox.

Any further thoughts?
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I have no such rule in place. I believe this is strictly an ECP issue and not Outlook.
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K Anthony O365 earned 0 total points
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This site took care of my issue

http://community.office365.com/en-us/forums/158/t/58638.aspx

I had to go to my Android and remove SMS Syncing.
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Great
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by:K Anthony O365
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My research shows the issue was solved through this site. The unchecking of SMS Sync took care of it for me.

http://community.office365.com/en-us/forums/158/t/58638.aspx
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