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Did you get a call from 0845-602-1111?  Read the comments below to find out information about this number. You can also report unwanted calls to help identify callers.
May 24, 2014, 11:27 am

BT's SMS Text Message retrieval service. A person probably sent your landline a SMS message and you can call this number to get it.

Caller Company: BT
Caller Type: SMS
September 20, 2014, 8:49 am

I got three calls which stated "This is BT MMS messaging service - to listen to the message press 1 etc" All to my landline. Rather bothersome.

Caller Company: BT MMS Messaging
Caller Type: Unknown
October 1, 2014, 10:37 pm

These calls are from someone who accidentally sent a text sms message to your land line. Nothing to worry about. Legit, but annoying.

Caller Company: BT Texts
Caller Type: SMS
December 31, 2014, 9:10 am

You can take action to stop receiving calls text message calls from BT. Call 0800 5875252 from a landline and press the option 5 to cancel all calls. You can choose to stop the texts coming to your landline using one of the other options given to you.

Caller Company: BT Texts
Caller Type: Legit Caller
January 11, 2015, 10:59 pm

This number is actually part of a useful service offered from BT. Text message(sms) are sent to your BT landline with this service and uses an automated voice to read out the message for you. If you don't liek this service it's the fault of the person texting you, not BT. But, you can disable the service as instructed in the previous comment if you want to. Just use a landline to do it.

Caller Company: BT
Caller Type: Legit Caller
May 14, 2015, 5:25 pm

It was an automated message from BT informing me that I had a text message ready for me from a mobile phone. Not expecting any message from anyone. I will assume it's a error text someone has made to my landline.

Caller Company: BT Texts
Caller Type: Legit Caller
May 14, 2015, 6:27 pm

This is definitely the BT Text system which may be calling landlines to offer the service. You can read more about it on the BT website at which has everything you need to know about the service. It' seven lists this number on the site so you know it's legit.

Caller Company: BT TEXT
Caller Type: Legit Caller
June 8, 2015, 4:13 am

This is BT calling with a message about a text message that was sent to me and was offering a way to listen to it. This is a cool service offered by BT that lets people text your home phone line with no mobile. So you anyone can send texts to anyone. You can stop this service if you really want to. Calling the number will give you the option with option 5.

Caller Type: Legit Caller
July 12, 2015, 9:36 pm

BT service that converts sms texts messages into a voicemail you can hear. System is not very good with some words. Basically a text2voice service for texts directed at your home line. I think the system will keep trying to call if you don't except it within 24 hours. Allows to stop them if you call them back.

Caller Company: BT Text2Voice Service
Caller Type: SMS
July 23, 2015, 8:40 pm

This is a text2phone service so you can text to landline phones without texting services in audo form. They read the text to you. Offered by BT Mobile services.

Caller Company: BT Text2Mobile
Caller Type: Legit Caller
August 16, 2015, 12:34 am

This is BT's mobile text messaging service for landlines. Someone is texting you. I do believe there is a way to remove your number from this service by simply calling the number back and pressing 5 when you hear the menu option.

Caller Company: BT Mobile Texting For Landlines
Caller Type: Legit Caller
September 3, 2015, 5:02 am

This is BT's text service for no texting lines. Basically they read out texts for landlines to make the texting easy for everyone./ You can disable this service if you want to so don't worry too much about it. Just call the number back and hit 5 and you're done. Good luck!!

Caller Company: BT Text Service
Caller Type: Legit Caller
K Swan
September 21, 2015, 9:37 am

Sms text message. Did not recognise number quoted. Would suggest advising caller to contact again using mobile or voice.

Caller Company: Unknown
Caller Type: Unknown
October 18, 2015, 2:24 pm

This is a real service from BT called Text2Voice and they basically let people use home landlines to receive texts from people on mobiles if they want you. The service can be disabled from the BT website by simply logging into your account and choosing to turn it off.

Caller Company: BT Text Service
Caller Type: Legit Caller
November 10, 2015, 8:41 am

BT just send a message saying BT called! I hope the 08005875252 op 1 op 5 works.

Caller Company: BT
Caller Type: Legit Caller
Fred Smith
November 19, 2015, 2:06 pm

SIMPLE TO REMOVE. After numerous phone calls I was guided to Ofcom who provided me with this number 08005875252. This stops all calls within 20 minutes.

Caller Type: SMS
Lyn Bainbridge
January 25, 2016, 9:56 am

Has rung 8/9 times, no one at other end. What can I do to stop please?

Caller Company: None
Caller Type: Prank Call
April 23, 2016, 9:05 am

This is a genuine BT service provided to landlines, not just BT customers, to convert text messages to voice when they are sent by landlines. The message contained can be from anyone, however. In my case it was Royal Mail telling me that a "parcel is out for delivery" very early on a Saturday morning - grrrrrr!

Caller Company: BT
Caller Type: SMS
June 3, 2016, 11:51 pm

Miss the first call @ 10.21 . they phoned again @10.26. shouldn't be allowed this late.

Caller Company: B.T. text
June 4, 2016, 3:29 pm

Ive had this number calling for 3 days now.
Saying its DHL and requesting 111 payment for VAT.
How do i stop getting these calls?
Im not a BT customer so not understanding why im getting them if its a BT service.

Sue Dockray
June 5, 2016, 11:59 am

My husband passed away a few weeks ago and this number has been phoning me constantly since then. Last night my phone rang at 11pm, I was in bed and thought it be one of our children, so I got up and it was this phone number again. Then 8am this morning, Sunday, it rang again. This is really upsetting me and driving me insane, how do I stop it?

Caller Company: BT sms service
Caller Type: SMS
T Brunton
June 7, 2016, 5:02 pm

Got a call this morning about parcel being delivered by DHL and to pay 30 on delivery. I'm not a BT customer and all deliveries I have are made to my hubby's workplace. Is it a scam?

Caller Company: DHL
Caller Type: Unknown
Preston Lady
July 22, 2016, 12:13 pm

This is a genuine call from BT sending a text message to a landline phone (The text is necessarily from BT unless you have just placed an order with them is just relaying a text message which anyone could have sent you like hospital, dentist, library, friend, family. You can set time curfews on when it rings you by dialling 08005875252 or you can stop it completely on the same number BUT then you will miss texts. Look on BT website under and search Help and BT text calls. By the way our BT Call Guardian 8500 phone does block this number automatically.
Caller: BT Text Service
Call Type: SMS

Caller Company: BT Text Messaging relaying service(not BT)
Caller Type: SMS
Fishing lady.
June 29, 2017, 1:10 am

This number may be legit but to call at 00.10am, with nothing on the line, is not on. It woke myself and my husband, and was worrying as I have an elderly mother who lives on her own. I had to get on to the computer to find out who this is, but it doesn't make it any easier knowing.

Fishing lady.
June 29, 2017, 1:22 am

There are scammers out there using legitimate numbers for whatever reasons-I have had it happen to me before.
I don't think all these calls can be from BT, so better safe than sorry-don't give out any personal info, or time, if the caller cannot be identified.

Caller Type: Scammer
May 11, 2018, 3:56 pm

This number keeps calling all the time day and night I live on my own and it is getting scarey for me don't know what to do about it

Patricia Wager
September 4, 2018, 12:35 pm

I have received numerous calls from this number over the last few days but not at the weekend. A text message from DHl asking for payment of 29.00 for 'duty' giving a reference no.1935097640, two websites - and and a tel. no. 03442 090102.
I believe this is a scam and have not responded in any way but the continuing calls are very upsetting. I have reported this on the DHL website but have had no response to date.

Caller Company: DHL supposedly
Caller Type: Scammer
me, londonish
September 25, 2018, 3:52 pm

Don't know about the people on here saying it's BT as I've just been rang by this number and we are on Virgin! Didn't answer, these people are not going to have any of my time.

Caller Company: Dont know
Caller Type: Spammer
January 23, 2019, 9:38 pm

No: keeps calling, very worrying, as getting up to answer, and unknown caller.

Caller Type: Unknown
Lena Munday
April 27, 2019, 8:07 am

Did not answer but caller phoned four times between 12 midnight and 4am.we are very cross.

Caller Type: Unknown
J Mordue
May 10, 2019, 11:26 pm

We have been phoned from this number four or five times today right through the evening up to 10pm. We have an answering machine but they left no message. We have not rung them back. 10/05/2019

Caller Company: don't know
Caller Type: Unknown
s johns
June 25, 2019, 8:13 pm

repeated calls no message left every hour all day

Caller Type: Unknown
Ivy Greene
July 17, 2019, 4:55 pm

BT text message service, is used by parcel force to inform you of impending delivery

Caller Company: BT
Caller Type: SMS
vivien boyter
July 30, 2019, 2:54 pm

this purports to be BT SMS service I have had cvalls all day I want to block this number but have tried every method with no success

Caller Company: not known
Caller Type: SMS
Stan Watt
September 21, 2019, 9:01 am

Scammers. Rang seven times in the early morning. Mostly silent when picked up.

Caller Company: Unknown
Caller Type: Scammer
Richard brock
October 11, 2019, 9:48 pm

Another call just come through 21.45 thus us the third call tonight all after 21.00. this is the third evening. They start ringing from approximately 18.00. don't know who called didnt pick up the call.

Richard Brock
October 11, 2019, 10:15 pm

The number just rang again 22.13 this is rediculous. It is endless and do no want to be receiving these calls anymore. Can you do something to stop them please. I don't answer the calls

Caller Type: Unknown
Sid Burns
October 28, 2019, 3:01 pm

The above number to cancel the service is correct (0800 587 5252) but you need to press "1" to change delivery times, then press "5" to stop all calls at anytime

Caller Company: BT SMS to Voice service
Caller Type: SMS
November 2, 2019, 12:28 pm

I have had 4 calls in a row this morning from this number. I am not with BT and the one time I did answer, it was a message saying we're not available. Very annoying and very out of the blue for constant phone calls.

Caller Company: 0845-602-1111
Caller Type: Unknown
malcolm hite
November 29, 2019, 6:38 pm

got the call this evening , on listening got a woman calling help

December 12, 2019, 1:24 pm

I have just received a call as a message from this number stating my order of 400 million pounds from jd sports is in the process of being packed. Who on earth spends that much from jd sports. While I was writing this I have received the same message again

Caller Company: Jd sports
Caller Type: SMS
February 6, 2020, 10:48 pm

3 calls this evening, so far.... Interestingly we have a SMS landline phone (yes, there were such things), and there were no text messages in the inbox.
So either it IS a scam or the BT text to a landline doesn't work.

Caller Company: 0845-602-1111
Caller Type: Unknown
February 15, 2020, 11:36 am

Had about 30 calls from this No 08456021111 in two days starting at 8am till 10.30 pm ,Very annoying .

Caller Company: Not known.did not answer caller .
Caller Type: Unknown
Chris Williamson
March 6, 2020, 5:36 pm

Had two calls from this number today one just after 4 am and the other just after 7 am . Exceedingly annoying especially the one in the middle of the night

Caller Company: Didn%u2019t get any name
April 7, 2020, 3:03 pm

Thank you FireMarshallBill, I tried 0800 5875252 and pressed option 5 it has stopped me from getting this annoying call from 0845 602 1111 been getting this call every tuesday twice its very annoying been going on for weeks

Caller Company: Ezzie
Caller Type: Scammer
June 3, 2020, 1:09 pm

left a very odd message "hi cupcake i had your feed shutdown again" very odd.

Caller Company: bt
Caller Type: Spammer
Creature from the Oort Cloud
June 12, 2020, 10:25 am

It's a service that translates a text someone sent to a landline into audio for delivery. Annoying as it keeps ringing and doesn't do answerphones. The originating mobile number should be advised when you answer and before you are invited to press 1 to listen. Take care as this number could be spoofed. Try sending a test text to your landline. That's what a genuine call is like. No charge to answer a genuine call. Call back to retrieve the message (must be within 24 hours) at a cost of 5p per min plus network connection charge. Or you can just block this number and be done!

Caller Company: BT on behalf of several phone providers
Caller Type: SMS
Hmp officer
June 16, 2020, 3:20 pm

Well well well mr spoof found his way on this one too , please be aware the post above from creature form the Oort , Is the same spoofing copy and paste criminal cretin that had who called shut down and left abusive fantasy messages ! Please search away from this page for facts about this number, the trolls are everywhere!

Caller Company: Bt
Caller Type: Scammer
July 3, 2020, 8:39 am

truth hurt hey creature from the oort cloud !

Caller Company: bt scam
Caller Type: Scammer
July 3, 2020, 2:20 pm

creature from the oort cloud is also sedna is an alien spacecraft and this person has numerous other aliases trolling these sites promoting this very number , BEWARE PEOPLE these are the scammers !

Caller Company: bt scam
Caller Type: Scammer
Creature from the Oort Cloud
July 4, 2020, 9:06 am

I wasn't going to continue posting about this text relay service but will respond one final time. I hate scammers. I dislike false information that can mislead people almost as much. I have never left abusive posts and why would a criminal post information about how to identify and avoid scams from this number? I got involved with this number last December when I had 2 text messages to my landline about a couple of deliveries ordered by phone (landline). I posted about them and noted much incorrect info. Since then, I have had about 4 or 5 audio text messages relayed to my landline via this number - a couple of misdials from relatives, an order and a cancelled appointment at the start of lockdown. The abusive 4 letter responses I got and also others posting similar finally got that thread shut. About a year back I did get a scam text via this number - one of the Argos voucher scams I think. Obviously easy to spot. The originating number was reported to the police at Action Fraud (all scams and attempted scams should be reported to this police database) - not this relay number, just doing its job, was not reported. Oh - and I don't do 'cut and paste' although I noted some crazy person did just that on a couple of other sites. This really is my final word on this number. PS Cretins wouldn't know what the Oort Cloud is and how fascinating it is.

Caller Company: Audio text service to landlines
Caller Type: SMS
Hmp officer
July 4, 2020, 5:57 pm

Sedna creature is from an the alien oort spacecraft cloud one and the same ...

Caller Company: Bt scam
Caller Type: Scammer
Hmp officer
July 5, 2020, 12:31 pm

We know what an oort cloud is and it's far more fascinating than your drivel and now you've proved your a liar too as you weren't going to post anymore ?? And youve still not answered the question ? Why are you still so obsessed with this number ? Cue over worded response and no answer ?

Caller Company: Bt scam
Caller Type: Scammer
Creature from the Oort Cloud
July 8, 2020, 9:33 am

I told you - I hate scammers. I always spend an hour most days in my retirement going through scam number posts so I know what the latest scams are and often post about how to deal with them (report to 'action fraud'). I also attempt to correct incorrect posts about a number. I hate false information deliberately spread on the web as much as I hate scammers - these idiots are almost as bad. I still keep an eye on the posts about this number although no longer posting anything. Something for 'Sparky' to be aware of when he has a go at people who genuinely got a kosher text via this number and posted about it.

Caller Company: Audio relay service - text to landline
Caller Type: SMS
July 29, 2020, 1:17 pm

we see creature from the oort cloud is still active on other sites and we thought you had given up ? so sad you have sooooooo many scammers after you when obviously you are the one promoting this number yet again ! please do one for good and stop winding the retard on unknown phone up its really not clever he has problems you know !!

Caller Company: bt scam
Caller Type: Scammer
Creature from the Oort Cloud
August 1, 2020, 3:13 pm

We all know - even you - that this is a genuine text to landline service number operated by BT for several phone providers. I said that I have stopped posting about this number including (helpful?) details of how it works and hints how to identify and avoid the scams that may come via this number as all these posts cause a spat of quite nasty responses. My last post about this number is now and the 2 before that 8 and 4 July above. Otherwise, I have not responded to any posts comments or questions about this number on any site since about mid June - and that includes the related '111' number. I have seen those other posts you go on about but it's not me.

Caller Company: BT text to audio relay service to landlines
Caller Type: SMS
August 2, 2020, 8:02 pm

And then you go and wind up the troll on unknown phone very clever oort cloud ! And you and I know you have commented on other sites and in different names so don't pull the I'm all innocent card !

Caller Company: By scam
Caller Type: Scammer


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