SMS deletion...

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Moogle, Jul 15, 2010.

  1. Moogle

    Moogle Well-Known Member
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    Right - I've seen a few threads around here about difficulty deleting large sms threads. There have been the option of apps which delete them all.

    Thing is - I don't quite want that. I've got a 800+ long thread, and want to keep some - but going through and locking the ones I want to keep one by one is taking ages (especially as it scrolls down to bottom after each one). Is there a way to mark several at once - so I can mark the ones I want to lock in one go? Or mark the ones I want to delete in one go?
     

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  2. Scary

    Scary Well-Known Member
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    Could you do it by going into the messages settings and selecting 'Delete old messages' and then set the 'text message limit' as you require
     
  3. Moogle

    Moogle Well-Known Member
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    Not really - because I might want 3 messages of a conversation 2 months ago, but to delete most of them sent then, then save a couple a day after that and so on.

    I just want to mark them as I scroll down, dammit! :(
     
  4. Moogle

    Moogle Well-Known Member
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    Anyone got any more ideas?
     
  5. romualdo

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    I had problem with duplicate SMS (after updating), and I found "Quick SMS Delete" application, it works great, you can mark multiple messages from a thread (or whole threads) to delete, and it doesn't scroll to the end after deleting :)
     
  6. In Handcent you can select Batch Mode, select the ones you want and then delete only those ones.
     
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