Fake-SMS – a Tool Which Can Skip Phone Number Based SMS Verification by Using a Temporary Phone Number

Fake SMS - A simple command line tool using which you can skip phone number based SMS verification by using a temporary phone number that acts like a proxy - Create and Register Fake Phone Number

Fake-SMS

A simple command line tool using which you can skip phone number based SMS verification by using a temporary phone number that acts like a proxy.

Note-1: This is just an experimental tool, do not use this in any banking transactions. Unethical use of this tool is strictly not encouraged.”

Note-2: The tool uses upmasked, A Eurpoean service provider, data will be stored on their servers, make sure you agree to EU Data governance laws and GDPR. I recommend you not to use this for any personal transaction which reveals your identity.

Features:

  • Written in Go-1.15 (with modules support enabled)
  • Provides an interactive CLI, which is easier to use.
  • Provides a local file based DB to save and manage a list of fake phone numbers to help you remember and reuse.
  • Unofficial client of upmasked

Requirements:

  • Go programming language – 1.15+

To build:

The build process is simple, it is just like building any other Go module. Follow the steps below:

export GOBIN=$PWD/bin
go install

This will build the binary and place it in bin/. You can also consider using the pre-built binary which is available under bin/

Steps to use:

  1. Register a number in local DB: You can register a number by selecting one of the available numbers as shown below.
Fake SMS - A simple command line tool using which you can skip phone number based SMS verification by using a temporary phone number that acts like a proxy - Create and Register Fake Phone Number
  1. Get the messages from any registered number: You can select a number which was saved in step-1 and view its messages as a list. The tool will also save the dump as json in the format ${PWD}/selected-phone-number.json. As shown below:
Fake SMS - A simple command line tool using which you can skip phone number based SMS verification by using a temporary phone number that acts like a proxy - Get SMS Message Verification from fake phone number
  1. Optionally, you can choose to delete the rembered numbers or list them.

Acknowledgements

The similar tool is also available in pure shell script. Check this out.


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