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iPhone 5 Tester Text Message is Spam



If you received a text message asking you to be a part of the iPhone 5 test program, don’t respond to it or follow any links contained in it unless you want to get spam until you change your number.

Numerous users are reporting text messages from a variety of numbers asking them to join the iPhone 5 tester program, after which you will get to keep the iPhone 5.

iPhone 5 Testers Text message

This text message asking for iPhone 5 testers is not legit.

The iPhone 5 tester text message has been spotted coming from a variety of numbers including, 703-609-7910, 571-242-9987 and 703-504-8344 and generally reads like one of these two messages.

Apple needs iPhone5 testers:The first 1000 users who visit and enter code 1000 will get to test & keep the new iPhone5

Apple needs iPhone5 testers: the first 1000 users who visits and enter code 1000 will get to test & keep the new iPhone5.

We’ve seen over 60 reports of this text message appear on different message boards, including users posting their phone number and contact information to try to get their iPhone 5.

If you follow the links in the text message you will be redirected to a site that wants your email address and will potentially ask you for much more down the road.

First off, Apple doesn’t allow the public to use their products until they announce the product, and even then, it wouldn’t be through a sketchy program like this.

If you keep getting texts from the same number you can block numbers form your cell phone account. You should let AT&T or your carrier know about the spam so you are not charged for the text.




  1. Anonymous

    02/14/2012 at 4:08 pm

  2. mike

    02/14/2012 at 6:59 pm

    GUYS- DO NOT click that link above posted by meihua.

  3. Anonymous

    02/16/2012 at 4:08 am

  4. Tifoliefarm

    02/16/2012 at 6:07 pm

    Just got on that said: 02/02: & keep a new iphone5.
    01/02: The brand you love is looking for testers for the iphone5!
    The first 1000 to enter code 7777 at get to test.


  5. CherokeeDove

    02/17/2012 at 10:42 am

    I got same message mine came from 1-201-539-0137. I only have a government free phone and DO NOT appreciate these kind of tex messages from the jerks should at least have enought to have a voice mail set up to hear the complaiants oh!!!that would make centsHAHAon them!!!!well two can TANGO!!!tex me again and you will be reported for PHONE ABUSE !!!this is for EMERGENCY!!!!!NOT people playing games and lying I couldn’t afford the plan even if phone was free!!

    • h4(kin6_m4d3_34$y

      03/30/2012 at 10:53 pm

      you can get into there voicemail and or set it up by pressing either * or # after you get the no voicemail set up the mailbox number is the number that called you or 9999 or 0000 i did that to a scammer a month ago its ham as fuck!!!

  6. Candyboots4u

    02/19/2012 at 11:17 am

    iphone5 scam unlike josh i believed this crap i only hope when i opened it up and entered 1000 in the search box i didnt get myself in a jam a freind told me they think i entered it in the wrong area

  7. what you want it to be

    03/01/2012 at 9:14 pm

    yea my txt said “apple is testing the new iPhone5! The first 1000 users that go to and enter code 4444 get to test & keep iPhone5. I work at a premium retailer verizon so I thought I got that text because i work at a verizon wireless so i believed it until I typed the URL in and saw this. I hate that ignorant crap like this and the other scams like the envelope stuffers and make $500 a day working from home! It should be against the law due to the fact is harassment, false advertisement, and like in one of the previous comments I read telephone misuse which is punishable by law. I should have figured it was fake when no one at work said anything and I just totally forgot to ask, but nothing in this world is free so yeaaaaa….

  8. chelsealately

    03/15/2012 at 8:51 pm

    not only a text but also a spam email apparently coming from facebook

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