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So i got Handcet. Now what do i do to stop droid's default msg program?

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  1. 40plus922mx

    40plus922mx New Member

    Absolutely love Handcet. But now I got both aps receiving txts. Can I shut down the stock one that came on my phone?
    Thanks guys,

  2. Dan in PA

    Dan in PA Active Member

    IIRC, you need to:

    -go into the stock messaging app
    -go to the screen with all of your threads on it
    -press the menu button
    -scroll down to the notifications settings and disable them
  3. FrayAdjacent

    FrayAdjacent Well-Known Member

    You basically just disable notifications from the stock SMS app. You cannot uninstall it. Well, without rooting, that is.
  4. esocid

    esocid Well-Known Member

    Which would break your ability to send/receive SMS lol. Just do the first part.
  5. messenger13

    messenger13 Well-Known Member

    Deleting the stock Messaging app does NOT break SMS messaging, I tested it. SMS messaging works perfectly fine. MMS messages, on the hand, is another story. :eek:

    The bottom line: Disable notifications in the stock app, then forget about it.
  6. mooreman

    mooreman Member

    I was having the same annoying problem, but was too lazy to ask about it in a thread!! Thanks guys!
  7. 40plus922mx

    40plus922mx New Member

    But. Now the touch screen don't work with the new app. Always somthing.

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