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If you're running the stock version of Android 4.3 on your S3, this is actually a feature provided by Samsung's TouchWiz. You can find the toggle for it in Settings > System > Motion. You can find documentation for it on Samsung's support section. It says: Double tap to top: When viewing a long list, like your contacts list, or scrolling through a ...
Sadly this is a limitation in the SMS protocol. The "ascii" charset is not the normal we are used to in the computer world, instead it is a 7bit (or GSM 03.38 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GSM_03.38) and very limited. If one single character is used outside of this 7 bit charset, it is switched to UCS2 (See more information about UCS2 not exactly being ...
If you are using the default Messages app, you can turn off notifications in the settings of that app. This requires you to remember to turn them back on (alarm maybe?). If you are using Hangouts as your SMS app, you can snooze notifications in the app settings for 1, 2, 4, 8, 24, or 72 hour periods.
I emailed Magic, and got a response that it is possible to use a regular phone number instead of the shortcode: +1 (408) 707-3077 Magic can then be used with the methods outlined in the original question (e.g. Google Hangouts/Voice, TextPlus, XFinity, etc.).
You can fix this by Contacts >groups >not assigned. You can choose what to do with them from there. This is the only way I've found to delete contacts that show up in messenger and not in any other place.
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