Short Message Service (SMS) is a text messaging service component of phone, web, or mobile communication systems, using standardized communications protocols that allow the exchange of short text messages between fixed line or mobile phone devices.

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How to avoid to have my carrier resend information to my G2X after losing sms over 4g after instaling a rom

Ever since I got that great/not so great phone I have been attempting to get a good version of gingerbread running on it since the stock version of froyo LG has on it is too unstable for me. Every ...
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Alerts & Reminders based on SMS content

At work I get paged by our automated system. The problem is that the numbers come across unique each time. 1(999)000-0001, 1(999)000-0002, etc. The body of the SMS is the same each time tho, in the ...
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Only first part of long text messages received

When someone sends me a long text message, I'm only receiving the first part of the message instead of receiving multiple messages. I am able to consistently reproduce the issue. When I first ...
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Are there any apps for storing SMS online for latter viewing and searching?

I like how Google voice stores all my text messages online so I can search them and store conversations for ever. But I am not a fan of Google voice and want to use my own number etc. I saw a few ...
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Save txt messages to PC? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I backup and restore SMS Messages? Is it possible to move/backup txt/sms message from my phone to my PC? I have Android 2.2 If this could be done via a usb ...
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How can I set different ringtones - one for new email and one for new SMS in Nexus One?

Currently I can't find the selection box anywhere in the configuration in my Nexus One to allow this; i.e. they are the same and when I'm expecting SMS from my friend, I get distracted by the emails ...
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Is there a SMS to bluetooth router app?

I have a bluetooth device that is paired with my phone. The BT device can receive and send text. How can I route incoming SMS text messages to the BT device? And conversely, how can I have the BT ...
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Text message time issue

My text message app is behaving rather oddly: When receiving a text message from a friend, and instantly replying, so that the time of receiving his or her text message is equal to the time of my ...
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Disable SMS Syncing on Outlook

I've already asked this question on Superuser (given it's Outlook related), but now I'm trying to see if anyone else on Android Enthusiasts can help me. The details are as below. I've paired up my ...
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HTC Incredible says SMS storage is full, but it isn't

My HTC Incredible refuses to let me view my SMS messages. It will show the list of SMS senders, but when I click one to see their messages I get blocked by this popup: Unable to manage your ...
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How can I bulk import texts (SMS) from a SIM card?

How can I bulk import texts (SMS) from a SIM card ? I'm using a Nexus S with Gingerbread. The 1by1 import feature (copying the sms to the phone) removes the original sender.
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How to make my phone vibrate when a text or an email is received when in vibrate mode?

Currently, when I put my phone into vibrate mode, it only vibrates for calls. It does nothing for texts or emails, however, so I don't know when I've received one. Does anyone know a way to enable ...
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Why do get SMS send to the wrong recipient ( HTC Thunderbolt)?

My SMS texts on numerous occasions have crossed from one thread of text and gone to a completely different person. That person usually has recently texted me. I close out the keyboard and make sure ...
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Getting crash while deleting mesage?

I am using LG P500 Optimus one, recently upgraded to Gingerbread. Sometimes when i read any messages and delete the same, Messaging service crashes with a Force Close error, how to rectify this ...
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text messages beginning with '!' trigger automated responses?

Whenever I send a text message to my friend with an Android phone (further testing has shown this happens with iPhones as well, though not blackberries) that starts with '!', I get an automated ...
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SMS converts to MMS after only one word

I've been searching around Google and other forums and many people have their SMS messages converted to MMS after 3 pages, but as soon as I start typing my phone converts the SMS to an MMS even though ...
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Can I use the stock SMS/MMS app on an Android tablet without UMTS module?

I just got my Lenovo Thinkpad Tablet. It does not have a GSM/UMTS/3G module but there is an SMS/MMS icon. What is the purpose of this app? Does Android allow me to send and receive SMS/MMS over my ...
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Export contacts/text messages in a readable format

I would like to export both my contacts and my text messages. But I would like be able to easily read the file formats that it exports to. I can export the contacts as a VCF yet when I view it there ...
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Sprint Android Sends Same Text 30 Times

Why does my HTC Evo 4G send a single text message to the same person 30 or 40 times? Sprint won't help us and it drains my battery and annoys people. Thank-you.
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SMS rules application [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Good app for blocking incoming sms? There is a service number that always sent me sms messages. 10 or 20 times in a day. Can you suggest an app. for creating a rule for ...
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Disable smileys in SMS [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there any way to change the emoticons in the standard android sms app? I find graphical emoticons (smileys) seriously distracting. How do I disable them? My device ...
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The application Text Messaging (process com.motorola.conversations) has stopped unexpectedly. Please try again

Picked up the Photon 4G for my wife about a week ago, and she's been getting this notification periodically ever since. Sometimes, it won't show up for days... Other times, it'll show up whenever she ...
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What's “creation mode” in the Galaxy S's offical messaging application?

If you open the official messaging App, go to menu then settings, there is a setting "creation mode" which has the following options (in that order): restricted warning free What does this change? ...
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Removing non-Google contacts from Messaging

I have a Samsung Galaxy S2 (running Gingerbread 2.3.3) and enabled syncing of contacts for Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Google. I've been finding it really annoying that when I go to write a ...
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How to move contacts and other data from Symbian to Android?

I am changing my mobile from Symbian(Nokia 5800 XpressMusic - S60v5) to Android(Samsung Galaxy SII). I want to move the following data from my old mobile to the new one somehow. Contacts Calendar ...
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Pressing backspace whilst typing an SMS causes the screen to exit to the “Delete by Selection” view, how can I stop this?

As in the title - When I'm writing a text and hit backspace, it always exits to the 'delete by selection' view for the person I'm writing to. Which is especially annoying b/c when I hit back to ...
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Transfer SMS messages from Android to new Android phone [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I backup and restore SMS Messages? Is there a way to easily transfer my SMS messages to my new phone if both are Android?
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Correct text message time after boot up

Every time I have my phone turned off or in flight mode, after I turn it on again, the message sent to me while the phone was down appears to be received at the moment the phone finished booting up. ...
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How can I integrate and manage SMS from many phones?

I'm looking for a way to integrate SMS messages from my two phones and manage them online using a web site. I mean that I will be able to send and receive SMS by web, and search my SMS by text.
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why HTC wildfire phone deleted all of my sms for 2 times?

my HTC wildfire phone deleted all of my sms suddenly. I don't know what happened!! and I hadn't made a backup of them. what can I do to restore them?
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SMS thread message total doesn't increase past 201

I have a Samsung Galaxy S running firmware version 2.2 with pretty much the default configuration it came with from the shop. On it, the (Unread/All) counter with one of my contacts has been stuck at ...
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How To Stop Rejecting Messages At Low Memory? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: I can't receive SMS when I have low storage When my phone reaches ~22Mb (internal) free space, my phone starts to automatically reject text messages. Assuming ...
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Typing/sending text messages using Kies

Does the Kies software allow one to type and send text messages from the PC?
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How do I get SMS messages to be sorted in chronological order?

I just got an HTC Desire HD, and it's sorting my SMS texts by what the sender has sent up at the top of the conversation page, and what I reply down below. It's almost like two conversations in ...
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How to get the “check” next to text messages without being notified?

I have an HTC Incredible 2. The default is NOT to notify you when your message has been delivered. I can go into settings and tell it to notify me. After doing so, it puts a checkmark next to the ...
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Duplicate Text Messages, Verizon: DroidX2

I have a DroidX2 on Verizon and I always get duplicate text messages and it's super annoying. Is there a simple way to fix this? Or is this a carrier issue?
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All of my texts disappeared, what can I do?

All of my old text messages disappeared. What might I be able to do to recover them?
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Text messaging problems

My phone won't receive or send messages from or to certain people. To some people it works and others it doesn't. What can I do to fix this?
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Android Read recent SMS messages from command line

I have recently broken my Android's screen. (Again) Its a T-Mobile G2 Trying to keep up with my busy technology related life is hard enough without losing my link with everyone. I have rooted the ...
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Error 331 sending SMS

An SMS failed to be sent and when I checked out the details the last line said "Error code 331". What does this error mean ?
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SMS Stuck at Sending [closed]

I have a very peculiar problem on my Android [Samsung Galaxy 5(five)]. Every time I send a text message, it is stuck at 'Sending...' and can be stuck on that for days until it shows that it has failed ...
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Prevent my phone from showing messages in the wrong order if I reply quickly?

When I access the Messages app that came with my phone and select a person I am presented with all the SMS messages my phone has stored between me and that person, in chronological order. However, I ...
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iPhone-to-Android convert: how do I change the lock screen, set up 2-click speed dialing, etc.

I just left my iPhone 3G for a Samsung Galaxy S II Android phone. I am trying to recreate certain iPhone behaviors and am wondering if it's possible, and how. Android 2.3's default lock screen is ...
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Migrate from Sony Ericsson W810i to Galaxy

I just bought my new Galaxy S. My old mobile phone is Sony Ericsson W810i. I wonder if I can do something in order to migrate my SMS and contacts. For example I was thinking the following: Connect ...
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SMS messages just have “null” [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: SMS messages from one contact displayed as “null” I have a Samsung Galaxy 5. A coworker sent me a contact from his Nokia phone, which showed up as "null", ...
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When was my text message delivered?

In the text messaging application that came with my Android phone, a checkmark seems to appear next to text messages that have been successfully delivered. How can I find out when a text message was ...
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Is there an app that will let me text from my pc with the same phone number? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Send SMS from PC through Android Phone or to Android Phone I have a Droid x, and I wanted to know if there is an app that will allow me send and receive text messages ...
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Text-to-speech reader for Google Voice SMS text messages?

There are a bunch of apps for reading your phone's "native" SMS text messages, but I couldn't find anything for Google Voice, nor could I find any apps that can generically read text in other apps ...
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SMS to contacts with multiple numbers

I use to forward SMS to many contacts, most of those contacts have multiple numbers with one number as default. Handcent When I select a group to send a message, handcent asks me to choose number ...
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My phone has an error when I want to delete drafts, what should I do?

So, here's the problem: when I want to delete drafts from HTC Wildfire S, I go to drafts and press the three-line-button, which always offers more options. It says "Delete drafts". I press that and it ...