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Problem replying to sms on HTC Desire SSupport

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  1. confusedbeetle

    confusedbeetle New Member

    I am having problems replying to texts on my HTC Desire. I open the received message and type in my reply and press send. As it is processing I can see that it goes in to the last thread of whoever I texted previously and sends the message to them instead.This has caught me out so many times and can be embarrassing. Does anyone know a way to avoid this?
    I have just tried again and realised that when I open the message, it opens the message thread of the last person, which isnt obvious as it looks like just the empty reply type box so I have to come out of that thread and in to the one for the new person before replying

  2. notebook

    notebook Well-Known Member

    I'm not sure what's going on. Are you saying you think this is a software fault, or is it something you're doing but would like to know if there's a 'better' way to avoid miss-pressing the screen, etc?

    If it appears to be a software problem, first try a soft reset as that can solve many problems very easily. Power off phone > Remove battery for 30 seconds > Replace and power on phone.

    If that doesn't work, you can try deleting all the texts in the Messages app - remember to back them up before you do.

    And/or delete all contacts on your phone, then sync/re-install them as there might be a possibility that this glitch is related to the contacts database and not the SMS app per se.
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  3. confusedbeetle

    confusedbeetle New Member

    Thank you I will try that
  4. confusedbeetle

    confusedbeetle New Member

    looks like option 1 has done the trick, many thanks again
  5. confusedbeetle

    confusedbeetle New Member

    Thank you very much, the soft reset has cured my problem

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