Deleting Messages

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by slballard, Feb 20, 2010.

  1. slballard

    slballard Active Member
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    I can't delete any of my messages from Handcent or the default messaging app. What should I do to get rid of them? It is really bothering me.
     

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  2. tatonka_Hero

    tatonka_Hero Well-Known Member
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    How many have you built up?

    There's a bit of an issue with building up too many messages (like over a thousand), that it won't be able to delete them too well

    and can you delete them one at a time?
     
  3. cooolone2

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    There is an app if you want to delete all the messages by a certain date... lol, it's in the market. It might do what you want.
     
  4. slballard

    slballard Active Member
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    Im at like 1200..
     
  5. slballard

    slballard Active Member
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    whats the app called do you know?
     
  6. cooolone2

    cooolone2 Well-Known Member
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    Delete Old Message by JADS Limited...

    I don't think it allows the discriminate selection by thread, just ALL messages past a certain date. So just beware, it will apply the deletion to ALL threads...
    But for the people who cannot delete at all I think this might help.

    If you are worried about losing some threads then there are SMS, MMS etc., backup apps as well you can use prior to deletion.


    :)
     
  7. DanielWalker

    DanielWalker Well-Known Member
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    root it and use the pre-kitchen to clear them all.
     
  8. slballard

    slballard Active Member
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    I had already found that app and was already deleting before i read that last post lol... weird.... thanks:)
     
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