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I think the XtraSEC Phone Locator is the app from Play Store is what you are looking for. As in the description on the PlayStore link, ✔ Remotely turn on WiFi or 3G data using SMS ✔ Remotely turn on/off Mobile data(3G) Remotely turn on/off Mobile data 3G by sending an SMS to your phone using XtraSEC command. ✔ Remotely turn on/off WiFi ...


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If you would like to send and receive SMS messages over Wi-Fi, I would suggestion using Google Voice (Now integrated into Google Hangouts). You will be able to send/receive SMS free of charge (As long as you are using Wi-Fi). I have done some quick Googling, and didn't see anything that says it doesn't work in Canada. Give it a shot and see if it works for ...


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I don't know about Canada, but here in the UK some carriers have apps that let you use your WiFi connection to send texts and receive using your normal phone number. I'm not sure about using this overseas but you could probably use a proxy (like Hola) if this is blocked. Even if an app exists but you cannot receive texts with it then this is generally free ...


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check out autoforwardsms.com . The Android app is built specifically for this purpose and your scenario was the inspiration behind the app's development. Cheers Kerryn


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Note: Applicable for any Android app which doesn't work in the way it should... Probably Show notifications (in app manager) for Messaging app might have been disabled. To enable it again just navigate to Settings>Apps>All apps>Messaging and enable Show notifications. If the problem still persists try --- Clear data and Clear cache on the same page. ...


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I especially wonder why adb backup doesn't cover this. It is not that adb backup doesn't want to cover the app com.android.providers.telephony. This app is not much different from any other system app based on its AndroidManifest.xml. The problem is with the flag its developer has declared in the manifest which as a default mechanism for some reason adb ...



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