Support Odd problem with text messages

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by kurtov, Aug 17, 2012.

  1. kurtov

    kurtov New Member
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    Hello,

    I have this weird problem and havnt been able to find anyone else with it online so far, but i hope someone here could help me.

    The other day, all of a sudden, my phone stopped letting me type text messages. I can still receive them, i can select "quick texts" and send those, or send blank messages but when i tap the section that is supposed to bring up the keypad for typing, nothing happens. I won't vent to much about this problem, but its ****ing annoying.

    Any help would be much appreciated.
     

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  2. PumpDrivrx

    PumpDrivrx Well-Known Member
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    Well, it is not in settings, but you could always try the dreaded factory reset.
     
  3. xXchrizhurtyXx

    xXchrizhurtyXx Well-Known Member
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    Try to the download a third party messaging app first to see if that lets you send it. If it doesnt then i would do a factory reset.
     
  4. ChromeJob

    ChromeJob Well-Known Member
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    Settings | Apps | All Apps | Messages [or Message store] ... click the app, and click Clear Data. You will lose all your previous messages (and, I suspect, preferences, signature, Quick Replies), but this is a simple way to flush out stuck and misbehaving apps (particularly the built-in ones you can't uninstall).

    No, no, no. Don't use the atom bomb to kill a mosquito. If you don't know how to fix something, let's not advise people to factory reset the phone, okay?
     
  5. xXchrizhurtyXx

    xXchrizhurtyXx Well-Known Member
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    Lol, im not sure if he has solved it yet, but you should never factory reset just because of messaging problems. I had MMS issues on SpeedRom 6.5 and im now using GoSMS and it works. Sometimes its just the app acting up
     
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