Name on outgoing texts is wrong.......

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by chfields, Feb 19, 2010.

  1. chfields

    chfields Well-Known Member
    36

    Feb 8, 2010
    182
    5
    36
    Male
    When I send out text messages the name show as ICE. How do I change that to my name?
     

    Advertisement
  2. rockcrawler

    rockcrawler Well-Known Member
    36

    Oct 13, 2009
    110
    2
    36
    Sacto, Cali
    Two Questions:

    1. What App are you using for messaging?

    2. Dow it display that way on your phone, or the recipients phone?

    Sounds like you oir the recipient possibly have your name set to ICE in their contacts. Should be a pretty simple fix.
     
  3. chfields

    chfields Well-Known Member
    36

    Feb 8, 2010
    182
    5
    36
    Male
    Handcent
    recipient
     
  4. JB in AZ

    JB in AZ VIP Member
    VIP Member
    173

    Oct 27, 2009
    1,869
    267
    173
    Florida
    ICE means In Case of Emergency. Does your recipient have you as the one to call?
     
  5. chfields

    chfields Well-Known Member
    36

    Feb 8, 2010
    182
    5
    36
    Male
    I don't know....I'll have to check that.....Is there a way to change the name that displays on outgoing texts??
     
  6. chfields

    chfields Well-Known Member
    36

    Feb 8, 2010
    182
    5
    36
    Male

    That was it!!! Thanks for the help!!
     
  7. tatonka_Hero

    tatonka_Hero Well-Known Member
    128

    Nov 12, 2009
    1,566
    86
    128
    Student/Engineer
    Minnesota
    It's always the simple things :)
     
  8. chfields

    chfields Well-Known Member
    36

    Feb 8, 2010
    182
    5
    36
    Male
    Nevermind, got the answer I needed
     
  9. JB in AZ

    JB in AZ VIP Member
    VIP Member
    173

    Oct 27, 2009
    1,869
    267
    173
    Florida
    You are welcome! Glad to be able to help.
     
  10. cooolone2

    cooolone2 Well-Known Member
    78

    Nov 5, 2009
    737
    65
    78
    New York
    hahaha, I loved this thread and it is cool...

    But seriously, lol, how many of you KNOW that if involved in an accident and you are incapacitated in any way, the emergency workers will at some point check your cell phone if you have one and look for a contact of "ICE".

    lol, just for those who are unaware... :)
     
  11. chfields

    chfields Well-Known Member
    36

    Feb 8, 2010
    182
    5
    36
    Male
    I knew nothing of that until this issue came up......Good to know......
     
  12. tatonka_Hero

    tatonka_Hero Well-Known Member
    128

    Nov 12, 2009
    1,566
    86
    128
    Student/Engineer
    Minnesota
    Meh...they can figure it out and call "home" :p
     
  13. vw driver

    vw driver Well-Known Member
    16

    Nov 24, 2009
    48
    7
    16
    An older person who's spouse has a heart condition, might want another family member called first.
     
  14. cooolone2

    cooolone2 Well-Known Member
    78

    Nov 5, 2009
    737
    65
    78
    New York
    Home... well many people live alone and or might prefer someone else to be called. Lol...

    It's all ok, just put the person you would MOST want to be contacted in the event of an emergency into the "ICE" contact. Put as much info as possible. You could put some pertinent information (Diabetic, Heart, etc.) too if you like in notes, but there's no assurance they will check that, just the phone number.
     
  15. tatonka_Hero

    tatonka_Hero Well-Known Member
    128

    Nov 12, 2009
    1,566
    86
    128
    Student/Engineer
    Minnesota
    Lol, I know. For a lot of people, it's a good thing. But for me, it's just not necessary.

    They could call any one of the contacts on my phone and get someone who I would love to have called in an emergency lol. I've only got a dozen or so :p
     
  16. eyebeam

    eyebeam Well-Known Member
    313

    I never knew about this either. Thanks!
     
Tags:

Share This Page

Loading...