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 change my Androids physical phone number to my Google Voice number?

I have been looking all over for something about this and can't find anything. What I'm trying to do is take my disconnected Android device and change the physical phone number to my Google Voice ...
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Text Messaging stacking

I have a Samsung galaxy s4 and when I send a text it is not the usualy "he said" "she said" bubles. It stacks my messages on top of each other and the other persons messages on top of theres. I would ...
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Does the default messaging app delete old texts even when the box is not checked?

I'm using the default messaging app with 4.2.2 and have discovered that the scrollback for old text messages doesn't extend as far as it should. I don't have the delete old messages as limits are ...
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Default Messenger Missing

My default messenger is no where to be found on my Galaxy S4 Active. It was there yesterday, and gone today. I don't know how or why it is no longer available. Any suggestions on why or how to restore ...
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sms anti-spam application compatible with android 4.4 & hangouts?

I want to block spam sms, at the same time I want to keep using hangouts for sms. Is it possible? What application should I install?
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How can I send my 4.4.2 device's SMS from the Web without changing the default app?

I would like to be able to send SMS from my phone via the Web. I used to use MySMS, however, since upgrading to 4.4.2, the app demands that it be the default messaging app due to messaging changes ...
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Can not send or receive a group text on my Android phone anymore

I have the LG Optimus F7, until last week everything was fine. Now no matter the SMS app I use (and I've tried with about 4 different ones now including the stock app on the phone) I can not send or ...
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preventing SMS from being delivered to my Android jellybean phone

My GSM provider will not let customers use incoming SMS barring. I was wondering whether ther is a way to set the SMS memory status of my Android phone to full. This because I need to prevent senders ...
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Text message with pictures: “Download” button does nothing

I have a Galaxy S2 running Android 4.0.4. When people send me text messages with a picture attached, I receive the message but it says something like this, with a "download" button: Message size: ...
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Editing call refusal SMS

HTC Desire 500 (dual) - is there possibility to edit call refusal SMS? There are few pre-saved answers, but I need to modify them. Is it possible???
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Do iPhone users get my group messages individually or within the group?

My friends and I have made a group message and they both have iPhones. I have an Android LG G2. Whenever I send the messages and it says "send to all", does it send to them in their own group ...
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Receiving text messages multiple times

The problem is that I sometimes recieve bizarre text messages: two different kinds. 1st kind: I receive a text message multiple times after receiving it a first time. 2nd kind: I receive a duplicate ...
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trouble with messages

How can I get Just the name of the person that sent me a text to come up on my phone and lock screen? I know there is a setting but it shows the message along with the name and I don't like that I ...
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Cannot send or receive SMS on Galaxy Young Duos, someone help?

I bought a Samsung Galaxy Young Duos S6102. The problem is I cannot receive nor send SMS. Sometimes, I cannot receive calls, nor call someone. I have tried rebooting my phone, changing the sim card ...
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My SMS app is crashing

On my Samsung Galaxy S2, I am unable to read my SMSes as it keeps coming up sorry force close. I have tried rebooting and "wipe cache partiton" but without any luck. Please, help.
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Read Persian SMS on Android 2.1

How can I read (and preferably write) Persian SMS on Android 2.1 (Motorola Flipout)?
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Forward text pics from a android samsung galaxy discover phone

Is it possible to forward text pics from an android samsung galaxy discover phone?
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lost samsung s5830 dont remember the gmail id

I have lost my Samsung galaxy ace 3 days ago.I don't remember my Gmail account, the phone's battery was low,and is now switched off.is there any way i could find it ?
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Contacts not coming up in messaging

I have a Samsung Galaxy S4. Usually, when I send a message, as I type the name of the contact, it auto-completes or gives me options. Now, the name I type isn't in there at all. If I go to ...
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Is it possible to get an answer to a silent sms from a turned off phone?

Silent SMS Silent messages, also known as “silent tms”, “stealth sms” or “stealth ping”, are employed nowadays to locate a person and thus to create a complete movement profile. They do ...
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Need to retrieve sms from a wildfire s with broken digitizer

my problem is that I need to retrieve my sms for court from a HTC Wildfire S with a broken digitizer. The phone is not rooted and so far, everything I have tried has not worked. The problem I seem to ...
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Sms notification does not go away

On my android mobile a sms notification does not go away. When I click on it new message opens. The message does not show up in the messages app but I can find it when I search for it. What should I ...
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Motorola xyboard SMS questions?

I have a xyboard 8.2. 1) does it have an sms option preloaded? 2) I downloaded "message me". It tries to verify my phone number with the android number on the tablet. I do not have a phone for it to ...
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All SMS being converted to MMS on Galaxy S3?

I received 3 MMS the other day (same message, it was my father so a bit confused) and now Galaxy S3 automatically converts texts to one contact only (my wife) into MMS. As soon as I try to text her ...
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Can I automatically send messages to Secure Box upon receipt on my HTC One?

Is it possible to send messages from certain people directly to Secure Inbox, so I don't have to do it manually every time?
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SMS dont appear in the message folder

My phone does not show new text or texts i write. For example, i message a friend, after pressing send i don't see my sent message. But the message gets delivered. When i receive text messages, i ...
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Skype and Samsung Galaxy S3 Messaging stopping working

I am totally new to Android Enthusiasts so I apologise if this question has already been answered. I recently downloaded Skype for Android on my Galaxy S3. However, I found that my Samsung Messaging ...
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How can I read Chinese characters sent using messaging?

My mother sends texts in mostly Chinese due to her lack of knowledge on the English language. However, it seems like it can only be seen on iDevices, and not my Android running CyanogenMod 10.2. The ...
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Galaxy S3 Bug: No text appears when typing SMS message

Summary: When starting to write an SMS text message using the stock Messaging app, no text appears. Reproduction: It's intermittent. However IIRC it has only happened when replying. Workarounds: ...
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Use Google Voice for SMS if in wifi network. Fall back to carrier SMS if not

I'm on a pay-as-you-use plan that is only for calling, SMS, and MMS. However, I'm using CSipsimple (I have Google Voice and an Asterisk box) for free VoIP calls as long as I'm in a Wifi network. If ...
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SMS deleting automatically in Samsung Galaxy Grand

I need your help. I'v been using Samsung Galaxy Grand for last 4 months. Surprisingly I have been facing a typical problem. All of my SMSs are being deleted automatically. There is no certain time ...
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Sending SMS via Kies Air but cannot see the contact numbers

I use Kies Air to send text msgs from PC. I am not able to send text messages to many contacts. When I viewed the contacts in mobile, they are joined contacts i.e with Viber, WhatsApp, etc. How can I ...
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Get rid of Push Message recieved via SMS messages

These days I receive surprisingly many spam SMS messages as in the below snapshots; the sender is shown to be Push Message and I have no idea what that means! I am using Mobifone carrier in Viet Nam. ...
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Texts automatically converted to MMSs

Information of my device samsung galaxy GT-S5830i android 2.3.6 baseband version S5830iXXMD1 kernel 2.6.35.7 gingerbread.xxmd1 my phone has recently started automatically converting SMSs to MMS, ...
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text bubble conversations do not flow properly

As of 4 or 5 days ago my texts/text bubbles have been messing up. It's as though my text screen is cut in half horizontally. Instead of listing messages chronologically (my text, then their text, ...
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From field in Australia on a Korean S2

One of my clients recently purchased a Korean Samsung Galaxy S2 for use in Australia, and has to enter his phone number into a 'From' field whenever he sends an SMS. Is there a way to stop this?
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how can I TRANSFER TEXT Messages from SIM to MicreSD or PC

My Android TEXT Messaging says it is full & keeps deniying incoming messages... what should I do ? PLEASE suggest some programs or apps to FIX this issue I WOULD REALLY APPRECIATE IT ! THANK ...
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How fix message preview on lock screen?

All of a sudden my htc one v phone stopped previewing text messages on the lock screen and then on the main menu once I unlock. I have checked all the settings and all of the "show message preview" ...
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disable Huawei U8815 from converting sms into mms

How can I disable Huawei U8815 device from converting sms into mms automatically? I have seen there were similar questions for other mobile phones, such as Samsung. I have tried to apply the tips ...
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Limited space and Full SMS memory

I am getting a message that the internal memory space is full. I checked that I have 15MB intenral memory left and 50MB on my SD card. I also get a message that the SMS memory is full. I deleted some ...
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mobile connectivity is down

I have a Galaxy S and my mobile connectivity is down. I can't go onto Google Play Store because it's down, and my phone won't send messages or make calls, but I can receive messages. I can't call ...
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Change to a different vibration for text messages on a Galaxy S 2

When I get a text message I get the same default "beep beep" vibration for every text message when the phone is set to vibrate. I created a new customized vibration that is continuous for 5 seconds. ...
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Contact name in SMS not recognised

I have all my contacts with phone numbers (area code + the number) and during incoming calls the phone shows the contact name but when I get a SMS from the same person, the phone (or may be the ...
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How do I enable the character count when typing an sms?

I have a Sony Xperia U with Android 2.3.7 Gingerbread. I don't know exactly if the SMS composer is Android's or belongs to Sony's launcher, so I don't know if the question applies to all Gingerbread ...
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Is it possible to read SMS headers?

Is there a way on Android (I've got Samsung Galaxy S3) to read SMS message headers? If yes, how can I do this?
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Can receive but cannot send SMS on SGS3, help me debug with logcat?

For a couple months now (during which time I've tried ~20 ROMs), I can receive & make calls fine, receive & send emails fine, sync fine, everything is fine except I cannot send SMS. I've tried ...
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Pictures converting to MMS when they didn't use to

I have a motorola XPRT and it recently updated and now pictures convert to mms and they didn't used to... Any ways to fix this problem?
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Incoming SMS filtered into a specified user

My work uses a system that pages me with SMS messages. Cool? Awesome? Of course... the issue (otherwise I wouldn't be here) is that the messages come in without a phone number. So I'll get: ...
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What keeps my sms notification volume down?

Every now and then I need to Messaging app > Menu button > Settings > Select ringtone > press the up volume button to set the volume up because something (but what?) turn the volume ...
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SMS sent from abroad loses the international prefix on the sender's phone number

So this is the scenario: I am in France, using a French SIM. My parents are in Italy and they send me an SMS. When I send an answer the SMS is sent to the number, without the international prefix ...