group mms/sms

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  1. VMuser

    VMuser Well-Known Member
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    Hi.

    From what I have been reading, this is problem was created by other carriers/devices, but it affects me.

    Is there a way to receive group texts from iphones sent to my phone (virgin mobile LG optimus V)? It would have to be a texting app replacement, so I can continue using the same number.

    Thx!!
     

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  2. MSUgEEk

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    I do not believe there is a way for the group text feature of the iPhones to be compatible with anything on Android at this time. Believe it's something proprietary from Apple.
     
  3. Stigy

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  4. VMuser

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    Stigy: Did you keep your same number, or do you have to use a number provided by GoSMS or Handcent?


    Thx!!!
     
  5. Stigy

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    It uses your same number. Both are just 3rd party SMS apps (replacing stock SMS app) that support iPhone group messaging.
     
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  6. VMuser

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    It looks like the verizon messenger works exactly the way that I need it, any ideas on how to port it to my virgin mobile optimus V?
     
  7. Samsung GS3

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    I downloaded the Verizon Messages app and turned off all the notifications in the settings. Only use Verizon Messages for group messages, use the default for everyday texting.
     
  8. Stigy

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    The Verizon messaging app supports iPhone group SMS?
     

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