Go Back   Android Forums > Android Phones > Samsung Epic 4G Touch

Get excited for the Samsung Galaxy S5! Find everything you need and discuss it in our Galaxy S5 Forum!

test: Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old January 11th, 2012, 01:00 PM   #1 (permalink)
New Member
Thread Author (OP)
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Posts: 10
 
Device(s):
Carrier: Not Provided

Thanks: 4
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default Only Mobile Numbers in Default Messenger App

Is there any way to get the default text messaging app to only display mobile numbers as options when entering recipients? It is really frustrating to have to scroll through a ton of info to get to the mobile numbers or to accidentally text to a landline. Alternatively, is there a way to make sure that the mobile number is listed before any other contact methods?

Yes, I know that other texting apps allow this, but I don't like them. I like the simple, clean, basic text app. No silly smileys, no silly themes, no bloat, none of that.

It's unreal that this isn't an option in the settings.

DrOctagon is offline  
Reply With Quote
sponsored links
Old January 11th, 2012, 06:46 PM   #2 (permalink)
Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: San Jose, California
Posts: 242
 
Device(s): Samsung Galaxy S2 Epic 4G Touch; Asus Nexus 7 wi-fi 32GB; Sprint Galaxy S3
Carrier: Sprint

Thanks: 0
Thanked 63 Times in 48 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by DrOctagon View Post
Is there any way to get the default text messaging app to only display mobile numbers as options when entering recipients? It is really frustrating to have to scroll through a ton of info to get to the mobile numbers or to accidentally text to a landline. Alternatively, is there a way to make sure that the mobile number is listed before any other contact methods?

Yes, I know that other texting apps allow this, but I don't like them. I like the simple, clean, basic text app. No silly smileys, no silly themes, no bloat, none of that.

It's unreal that this isn't an option in the settings.
I agree that should be an option. If you start your text message by going to your contacts list, finding who you want and swiping to the left, this might help. Go into your contact information, select a contact that has both a landline and a mobile number, hold down on the mobile number, and select mark as default. Then it will automatically choose the mobile number and not the land-line when you select that contact and swipe to the left.

But If you start your text messages by going to the messaging application, selecting the compose new text message icon then typing their name, the answer is no. You will get a list that includes all of their mobile and land-line phone numbers and email addresses.
Netcat is offline  
Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to Netcat For This Useful Post:
DrOctagon (January 20th, 2012)
Old January 12th, 2012, 08:58 AM   #3 (permalink)
New Member
 
Join Date: May 2011
Posts: 7
 
Device(s):
Carrier: Not Provided

Thanks: 0
Thanked 2 Times in 1 Post
Default

Agree about this, it is pretty embarrassing having to scramble to text you're contacts mobile number immediately to apologize for the incoming text to landline message.

It's also silly that email addresses are available when you start typing in a contact's name in landscape mode, it removes the number labels (mobile, home, etc.) from the numbers. In today's day and age, I call people in my phone's contact list, not by memorizing their number. I usually have to switch to portrait mode just to see which number is which.

The above poster is right, going into the contact first solves this, but for some reason my brain just hasn't been programmed that way and I always go into messaging.
tyhart44 is offline  
Reply With Quote
Reply

Samsung Epic 4G Touch
Current Rating:
Rate this Phone:

The Samsung Epic 4G Touch is Sprint's Galaxy S II device. Originally said to be named the Samsung Within, the Samsung Epic 4G Touch is a continuance of the name of Sprint's original Galaxy S phone, the Samsung Epic 4G. The Epic 4G Touch wil... Read More

Tags
compose, messenger, mobile contacts, text


Go Back   Android Forums > Android Phones > Samsung Epic 4G Touch
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:36 AM.
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.