help please!

Discussion in 'iPhone Tips, Help and Troubleshooting' started by hello1, Sep 25, 2007.

  1. hello1 macrumors newbie

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    i figure this is a good place to post this since a ton of iphone genius's are on here lol!
    ok so i was wondering
    is there a way if someone emails you an email to your iphone, can u find out the phone number they're emailing you from (they have an iphone too)
    like i only kno their email but i want their cell number. is there a way?

    if u can help, plz email me or post back to this!
    uhmyea11@yahoo.com
    (its not my normal email address so dont tell me i shouldn't give out my email its like my 'other' address)
    thanks!

    does anyone know anything?
     
  2. benfilan macrumors 6502

    benfilan

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    Ireland
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    i dont think there is, since the whole thing is processed through the internet. the fact that it was ent from a phone doesnt matter. unless you get the person to tell you thier phone number in the email of course.:cool:
     
  3. carfac macrumors 65816

    carfac

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    Feb 18, 2006
    #3
    Correct. It is sent via the internet. It has nothing to do with phone services or cels. That is why you have "phone" service (for the phone) and "data" service (for the Internet) on your bill; two different animals.

    You could get their IP (which is an Internet "phone number"), but not their iPhone phone number. Unless, of course, it is in their signature.
     

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