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    Cricket filtering dropbox?

    Suddenly neither me nor my wife can text a dropbox link to anyone. We have different phones and can also send a link to anything besides dropbox. Anyone else having this problem?

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    Can you post just what you are doing and I'll try to recreate your results on my end?
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    I create a dropbox link (even tried entering it manually) in a text message, the message says it was "sent ", but no one ever receives the message.
    Any other link I ( or my wife who has a zio) send goes through fine.
    This is with the stock SMS app if that matters.

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    Thats weird. Just tried a dropbox link and a link to my website..got the one to my site but NOT the dropboxlink.... So strange.

    How/why would they filter that?
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    Glad someone was able to reproduce the problem cause I thought I was going crazy!

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    I tried two other texts with a random word in front of the db link...no joy
    A different link in front of the db link.. no joy


    I think it has to do with their url shortener db.tt. I went to the dropbox website and copied the url you get there and sent that via text and it works just fine.

    The question is this a Cricket thing or a dropbox thing?

    If anyone with another carrier could test this, that would be great.
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    Already tried from two other carriers and they send the exact same link just fine
    Also tried a link that worked just two weeks ago and it wouldn't go through cricket either
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    Last edited by jbrt; 06-10-2012 at 04:46 PM.

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    Good to know.

    Then Cricket seems to be filtering their shortener for some reason. No idea who to even talk to about this. Stupid.

    Maybe if we escalate to dropbox they will look into it.
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    I went by a corporate office (not store). They said they are escalating the issue after they were unable to send links themselves.

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    my best guess is some kind of parsing error on the servers

 

 

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