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Cell Broadcast (CB) messaging, also known as Short message service-Cell Broadcast (SMS-CB), is a mobile technology feature. It allows to deliver simultaneously messages to multiple GSM users (broadcast) within a specified area (cell).

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Is it possible to see whether you are within a ~10m radius of another phone without broadcasting location data?

I was looking at Bump_(application), and I found it interesting that they use location data along with other metrics to figure out whether two phones are next to each other. Is it not possible to do ...
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Retrieving my google contacts

My smart phone kept turning off and wouldn't power back up or stay on long enough to use it much unless I had it plugged into an electrical outlet; so I cancelled my cell phone service but continued ...
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Why to get Mobile Broadcast notices in OxygenOS 3.x abroad?

I am abroad and get such notices about cell broadcast etc when in Baltics in Fig. 1. My SIM card settings are in Fig. (2-3). Fig. 1 Broadcast-notice visible often in Baltics, Fig. 2 Settings > SIM ...
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How to show all braodcast events of a particular app?

I know its possible to show all broadcast events/intents that are triggered in android. But I wanted to list all the broadcast events of a particular android app. My purpose is, I want to test a ...
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Disable cell broadcast notifications on Lenovo A 7000

I am receiving more than 100 notification alerts for cell broadcast on my Lenovo A7000 with Android Lollipop. I did not found any settings for cell broadcast. Can anyone please help me in disabling ...
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How to turn off cell broadcast in HTC desire 816?

I have been receiving about 50 flash sms a day, with my service provider name, from the number 50. As I read here, it might be a issue with activating and deactivating cell broadcast on the phone. ...
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Scan for Existence of Other Devices

Is it possible to know how many devises are in a certain area? I'm just trying to passively count the number of people in a room and I was hoping that my phone could recognize them by WiFi, Bluetooth, ...
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Change Cell Broadcast alarm

Lately whenever a missile is fired upon us, I receive cell broadcast alert about it. In my area of living the city alarms are working loud anyway but the cell broadcast sound is extremely alerting and ...
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Turning off cell broadcast in HTC Desire 816

I have been receiving about 50 flash SMS a day, with my service provider name, from the number 50. As I read here, it might be a issue with activating and deactivating cell broadcast on the phone. ...
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Is there no option to turn off cell broadcasting messages in HTC Desire X dual sim?

I searched lot on google but I didn't find any working solution to stop receving messages from "50" I tried these solution but didn't work for me - Is there no option to turn off cell broadcasting ...
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Turn off cell broadcast messages in my Xolo Q500

I just unselected all the options in the Settings menu but afterwards it still shows the notification. What can I do now?
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Is there no option to turn off cell broadcasting messages in HTC Desire 500?

I got the recently launched HTC Desire 500 (Android 4.1.2, Sense 5). Since then I am continuously getting cell broadcasting messages (4 every 2 minutes). And shockingly, there is no option to turn ...
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Examples of mobile broadcasts being used

I recently found this page of settings in on my phone under Cyanogenmod, I had never even heard of this system before. mobile broadcast settings (click to enlarge) Are there any examples of this ...
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How to stop “Cell Info Display” in HTC Desire X Duos

this question is with regards to HTC Desire X dual Sim. I have this device and since the day I purchased this device I am suffering a lot with the CID massages, in a minute I am getting 10-15 messages,...
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Cell Broadcasts for LG lucid with android 4.0.4

I've looked at the wikipedia article and it is very informative. But my husband had a Verizon LG Lucid with Android 4.0.4. NO WHERE can I find a way to adjust the cell broadcasts! I have a Samsung ...
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Turning off cell broadcast messages in HTC One X Plus

I have been receiving about 50 flash sms a day, with my service provider name TIM RS 51, from the number 50. As I read here, it might be a issue with activating and deactivating cell broadcast on the ...
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Cell Broadcast option in HTC Raider ICS [duplicate]

I updated my phone to Ice cream sandwich last week. I cant find any option to turn off cell broadcast messages. I have tried everything, looking in call settings, message settings everywhere. I get ...
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There is no Cell Broadcast option in HTC Desire C

I get annoying messages, like every 2 minutes, saying my location. I can't turn it off. I searched all settings and options, but CB option is nowhere to find. Is something wrong with my Android ...
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Turning off cell broadcast messages in Ice Cream Sandwich

The phone is a stock HTC One X. The settings menu does not include a checkbox to enable/disable CB messages. They just keep popping up. Update: Halfer already gave the link to the wikipedia article ...