Support SMS timestamp

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by tesons, Jun 22, 2010.

  1. tesons

    tesons New Member
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    When I receive an SMS, it shows time received rather than time sent. This is a real problem for me. Is there a fix for this or an app? My previous phone LG Dare would show time sent. Is it something I need to change a setting on? Thanks for guidance on this.
     

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  2. Haelous

    Haelous Well-Known Member
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    What are you using as a test?

    Handcent specifically says 'Sent' for the time on messages for me, whether they're sent or received. When I compare the times with the stock messaging app, they are the same.
     
  3. tesons

    tesons New Member
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    Sorry I wasn't clear enough in the first post. I am using the default sms app, when I shut my phone off and people send me text messages while it is off, later I turn it back on and it receives the messages but shows a timestamp of when I powered the phone on rather than when it was sent to me.

    Thanks.
     
  4. necosino

    necosino Well-Known Member
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    This is a network thing actually. Verizon will keep trying to resend the message every X seconds/minutes. So technically from your phone's standpoint it is correct; the timestamp is when verizon last pushed the message.

    Don't hate the phone, hate Verizon's solution...
     
  5. tesons

    tesons New Member
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    This doesn't make sense to me. I was on the Verizon network with my LG Dare and didn't have the timestamp issue. Same network, different phone.
    Thanks anyway for your input.
     
  6. lindsay4392

    lindsay4392 New Member
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    did you find out how to fix this ??? i have the same prob
     

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