Strange behavior of default messaging app...


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  1. Stone1269

    Stone1269 New Member This Topic's Starter

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    I am having some problems with the default messaging app. Everything was fine until I downloaded Handcent. After playing around with Handcent, I decided to remove it. After I did, when I tried to send a picture with the default client, it would appear to send properly, but the person I was sending too would get a notification that the attached media was 'too large' or something similar, and not be able to view the picture...

    Finally, I reinstalled Handcent and could send pictures from it just fine. I noticed that Handcent asks to resize pictures when sending where the default app does not. I could not find any settings for 'resize' in the default app.

    I figured I just had a bug with the default client, and continued to use Handcent with no problems. I would periodically check the default client, with the same results...

    Finally, after several days of using nothing BUT Handcent, I decided to give the default app another try, and now I find that it is working again with no problems, and in fact, the pictures I send with it that are apparently NOT resized look better on the phones I send them to than the ones I send with Handcent....

    Has anyone else had a problem like this, or know what could be going on?
     

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  2. MotoDroidHelpandInfo

    MotoDroidHelpandInfo Well-Known Member

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    I've never heard of any problems like this. Although from my experience and from listening to others i found 2.0 is full of odd bugs like this. 12/11 is the update so hopefully all these silly glitches will be cleaned up.
     
  3. N2o

    N2o Active Member

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    On my previous flip phone i was never able to send my 1024x768 resolution photos to about 50% of people who had older phones than I did due to size. I believe handcent compresses the photo, or something calls droid to compress it before sending. Maybe theres an option to check that says 'shrink/compress photos before sending' or soemthing? I highly doubt handcent is related to that issue.


    Me on the other hand, about 50% of the time using default or handcent, I have to force close because the damn virtual keyboard crashes.
     
  4. dlucas313

    dlucas313 New Member

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    The handcent appears to be really good...I dont like the default messaging on the droid. Surprisingly you could do much with...is there any way to remove it?
     

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