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How to prevent an app from sharing its data with Google?

See Data backup overview. Since changelog is talking of Android 6 compatibility, it is referring to Android auto backup (see table). Enabled by default. Apps can opt out by disabling backups. ...
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Backup/Restore SMS/MMS via ADB on a non-rooted device?

Partial answer at least, covering the backup part: you can obtain your SMS with e.g. adb ${ADBOPTS} shell "content query --uri content://sms/ --projection ${projection}" > sms.lst where $...
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Sending messages to iPhone with File attachment

SMS/MMS are both standard protocols that just send text/pictures to other phone numbers. The protocol does neither know the receiver is android or iOS nor does it depend on. If you can't send MMS ...
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How to transfer a few text messages from one phone to another

SMS backup and restore has Option to select which text conversations to backup or restore Though it is manual and not by date . This should be fine in your case as you don't have too many On the ...
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Messenger - How to not automatically turn group messages into MMS?

This is applicable to Google Messenger version 1.8.268 updated on 17 May 2016. Go to Settings>Advanced>MMS>Group messaging Select "Send individual SMS messages..." Hope this helps.
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How to disable MMS using APNs

To disable MMS Under your phones network settings you will see a section called “access point names” or “apn’s”. You will see either one or two apn’s listed. If you have two, the second one ...
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Trucaller unable to send media files (images/videos), only contacts

Trucaller disables this feature when the phone in question lacks sufficient storage space, typically there is only about 100 MB left.
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How can I prevent my device from automatically converting SMS to MMS?

I have found this feature request with a long discussion in Android issue tracker. From what I understand this issue was fixed long ago in stock Android starting from Froyo (2.2). But manufacturers ...
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Sending messages to iPhone with File attachment

I changed my messaging app from the default Samsung Messages to Google Messages and I can now send PDF to iPhones again. From the answers I got earlier, I understand that it is not MMS, despite what ...
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I have a long string of group SMS/MMS messages on my Google Pixel 3 How can I back them up to a computer?

I solved this by archiving the conversation on my google pixel 3 phone and then logging into my google account and navigating to messages.google.com 1: https://messages.google.com/web which gave me ...
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I can't send captured screenshot on Redmi 11S

Part answer (Does) MMS requires mobile data even if device has Wi-Fi connection to the Internet? Quoting from SE Software Engineering Why do MMS require "mobile data" to be sent/received? ...
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Cannot disable MMS link sharing without creating Samsung account

The phone sending SMS messages with links instead of MMS messages was due to RCS (Rich Communication Services). It was turned on by default in my new phone. Because it was not enabled or not available ...
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How to set MMS subject with the official Google Messages app?

You need to long-press the MMS button on the bottom right. Only then will you be able to add the subject.
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Why does Google Messages (SMS/MMS) app lose phone number?

Try the following process: Uninstall the app. restart the phone. obtain the app from Google Play Install the app again Update Today, after turning my phone on (after uninstalling and installing ...
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Droid Turbo Won't Receive Texts

I switched from the android Messenger app to the Verizon Messenger app and that loaded a bunch of messages I hadn't received, and started sending to people who weren't getting my messages. so that ...
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Droid Turbo Won't Receive Texts

I went to this Verizon troubleshooting page: https://www.verizonwireless.com/support/motorola-droid-turbo-troubleshooting/#/main/device/&MOTXT1254&8617/troubleshooting_steps/17893&17885&...
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How do I remove an automatic bug/virus premium messaging/MMS box from popping up and stopping sending texts?

It’s typically not a “virus”, per se. A virus is a program that can infect another program or active content data file (such as a Microsoft Word Document) with itself, as a result of running or ...
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My moto 4G play treats incoming messages as if they are group messages

Try uninstalling any updates, disabling and re-enabling the stock app. To do this go to settings > Apps > (your default messenger app). Then press disable/uninstall updates. Try using an ...
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Default Samsung S4 messsenger application name

You need to go to settings>applications>application manager and go to disabled apps tab where you see all your disabled apps. P.S App you searching for, called Messenger
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Can I receive text messages when mobile data turned off

SMS messages are not normally sent over mobile data. You should automatically receive them, exactly like normal. Even MMS messages typically have their own APN set up so that they can be received ...
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Annoying MMS problem

MMS service is a carrier service and is sent over a cellular network (see: wikipedia page) so you need to be connected to your carrier and it does not work solely on WiFi. It is quite normal that you ...
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LG G3 - 4.4.2 - Stop SMS converting to MMS

So what you need to do is; before you create the message, when you are at the screen where all of your text messages show up, tap the menu button in the to right of the screen. Then tap settings and ...
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How to convert and send HD video via SMS?

You can use tools like ffmpeg in command line with a terminal to re encode the video to your liking before sending it.
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What is the downside of using GO SMS Pro and / or Handcent?

I advise against Go SMS Pro. A major vulnerability was discovered in November 2020 that shares content to a publicly available unencrypted and chronological order URL.
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How to make sure I have no sms virus?

Actually there is an MMS bug known as "stagefright" that basically gets sent to you from somebody on your contact list and auto-extracts spyware on your android. This happened to me and the person who ...
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Does Samsung Galaxy support MMS?

All models of the Samsung Galaxy support MMS messaging. This includes the original "Galaxy" to the very latest models. When having such an issue, it's almost always a configuration issue, ...
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"Converting to multimedia message" when forwarding large SMS

As of 2019, Samsung and Google Messaging apps convert SMS into MMS if the SMS is greater than 10 fragments. But Play Store has an open-source app called QKSMS by Moez Bhatti, which I have tested will ...
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