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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by rayla117, Dec 10, 2009.

  1. rayla117

    rayla117 Well-Known Member
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    i got the chomp sms [[i really love it, btw]] but it only seems to give me my texts when i have my phone screen on..does anyone else have this problem..? cause i want to use this app but im iffy about not getting my text. please help. thanks! and one more thing..does anyone use the different color LED light for the text? cause i tried setting it to another color besides green but it doesn't work. it just turns green still..im also using a HTC hero.
     

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  2. JrzDroid

    JrzDroid Well-Known Member
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    switch to Handcent SMS. Alot better then Chomp
     
  3. david83

    david83 Well-Known Member
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    stick with default messaging app.
     
  4. phillevy

    phillevy Well-Known Member
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    Why?
     
  5. vido.ardes

    vido.ardes Well-Known Member
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    I use chompSMS, and I personally think it is better than handcent (I have tried both).

    I haven't had this issue, so I would say it was a setting problem.

    I would first make sure all of your alert options are turned on, there is an option to make the screen wake up briefly when you receive a text.

    As for the green light, I have just tested it and it flashes green whatever I pick, so I assume that feature isn't supported on the Hero.
     
  6. jan2lid

    jan2lid Well-Known Member
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    I was having a problem with missing texts, so I installed Missed Reminder it's a great app.
     
  7. lekky

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    chomp tends to lose some messages, where as handcent doesnt. Its a neater application.
     
  8. phillevy

    phillevy Well-Known Member
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    But many report that is has significant lag compared to chomp.
     
  9. MattW

    MattW Well-Known Member
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    Agreed.
    I tried Handcent and Chomp but I've gone back to the default. I value reliable performance much more than eye candy presentation. Performance / lag seems better than Handcent or Chomp and I actually like its plain but usable interface.
     
  10. vjprakashbe

    vjprakashbe Well-Known Member
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    Agreed.
     
  11. lekky

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    I say this to everyone on reply, if the majority of feedback Is good, with a few reporting problems then just download and try It yourself. Worst case scenario is you don't like it and have to uninstall!

    Try chomp, handcent and if you like neither go back to the default
     
  12. phillevy

    phillevy Well-Known Member
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    Agreed - that's why I'd never recommend one over the other as has been done in earlier posts.
     
  13. famouzstarz

    famouzstarz Well-Known Member
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    using chomp came from handcent but now chomp is giving me

    the application chompsms(process com. p1.chompsms) has stopped unexpectedly. please try again


    whats that about?
     
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