"Telstra 24/7 My Account" Bookmark Keeps Re-appearing in iPhone Safari Bookmarks?

Does this happen to anyone else? I've deleted the bookmark, yet it keeps re-appearing.

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  • 7
    Yes
  • 8
    No
  • 1
    Yes, but I'm not with Telstra and wanted to vote anyway
  • 12
    No, but I'm not with Telstra and wanted to vote anyway

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  • +1

    i just deleted it, how long until it re-appears?

    • +1

      Upon re-starting the phone, it would appear. It must come packaged with the carrier bundle.

  • +3

    Didn’t even know it was there, but sure enough, it was. I just deleted it.

    • -1

      And it pops back up when restarting.. annoying!

      • I switched to boost earlier in the year so hopefully it won’t be coming back, although it’s not like I ever noticed until you mentioned it.

        • Does boost have that stupid #LetsVaxx in the carrier title?

          • @LordSydney: On Boost it says “Telstra #StaySafe”

            • @mapax: That’s strange. Mine has never displayed that.

              • @Savas: What does yours say?

                • @mapax: Mine has always said Telstra. I didn’t know Boost had the same carrier titles, my phone mustn’t be updating them for some reason.

                  • +1

                    @Savas: As of this morning my carrier title is now “Boost” and nothing else.

                    • @mapax: Interesting. Mine still says “Telstra”.. it’s been that way since I got the phone.

                      • +1

                        @Savas: I’m working in a new area today so maybe it’s location specific and will return to Telstra when I get home.
                        Also, the Telstra 24/7 bookmark is back.

                        • @mapax: Ohhh that’s interesting. I didn’t know it was location specific. The Telstra bookmark is still gone for me. I don’t mind if it comes back I was just curious.

                          • +1

                            @Savas: Turns out it’s not location specific, I’m back in my usual area and it still says “Boost”.

                            • +1

                              @mapax: Lol, I don’t think we can solve this mystery.

                            • +1

                              @mapax: Mine just updated to “Boost” too!

  • +3

    Do you have the Telstra app?

    I never noticed it until just now. Deleted the bookmark

    • -1

      Yeah, got the app. It's annoying when carriers force stuff on your phone which you didn't ask for… #LetsVaxx carrier title for example.. sick of seeing it scrolling across the top of my screen. I pay for a bloody phone service, not a PSA or public health announcement.

      • +1

        I deleted it yesty, hasn't reappeared

        • restarted phone? it re-appears :|

          • +3

            @LordSydney: I rarely reboot it, just tried now - no bookmark. I've got an iPhone 12 mini on latest iOS

  • +2

    Hi OP, I am with Boost and it happened to me for about a year, exactly as you described. I have found that it has stopped happening since iOS15 or so, so that might help if you’ve not already updated.

  • +1

    Telstra does not forgive.
    Telstra does not forget.
    You should have expected it.

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