Newton Glossary

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Beeper Number

An alternate name for the seven-digit personal identification number or PIN associated with an Apple Wireless Messaging Service account. The term “beeper” is derived from the sound made by old school wireless paging devices when receiving a message.

Additional Information

Internet Archive: Apple Wireless Messaging Service: How To Use
Apple Support: Apple Wireless Messaging Service: No Area Code In PIN

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