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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Trooper, May 24, 2010.

  1. Trooper

    Trooper Well-Known Member
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    Hi folks,

    I'm curious on this one. On my old Voyager I was able to get delivery reports with a check mark in my sent items folder, so I knew if my tm went through.

    Today I was told that someone was not getting my texts, which was a problem on there end, since I was able to send and receive to others without issue.

    So I was curious, and found a setting in the stock messaging app to enable delivery reports. It works, however it just displays a little envelope with a green exclamation point in it.

    This is cool and all, however I get that same icon for both successful deliveries and to ones that show up as "Pending" when I view the report.

    So I was wondering if this is normal for Android phones, or if there is an app I can use to get a better icon/report for delivered texts.

    Thanks in advance.
     

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  2. sunthas

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    Messages > Menu > Settings > Delivery Reports (check or uncheck)

    oops, I didn't read well enough to understand your question. Anyhow thats where the setting is which I'm sure you already figured out.
     
  3. wkd1

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    I use Handcent and get a true confirmation check mark when they open the message... but only if they are also a Verizon customer I believe. Otherwise I think you just get a 'sent' icon when it clears the network.
     
  4. Trooper

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    Yeah its just strange that it does that. I don't want to use Handcent so if anyone knows of any other apps I would appreciate it.

    Thanks.
     
  5. alison03

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    I'm curious about this too.
     
  6. TheWhiteBandito

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    Do delivery reports cost extra per text? I've heard that they do on certain carriers and I couldn't find anything about Verizon. Thanks in advance
     
  7. jazztalker

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    where is the setting for this? i thought ive seen it before, but cant find it now.
     
  8. hakoreh

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    I've used Handcent for a awhile and I've never ever seen a check mark anywhere? or an option for?
     
  9. jazztalker

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    The website says in a recent update that this feature was added:

     
  10. jamor

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    Someone test it to an ATT friend and let me know if you get a confirmation report.
     
  11. wkd1

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    Just a blue 'pending' notification, not a green check mark.
     
  12. jazztalker

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    I've only ever had these work on old (dumb) phones when you text another VZW customer.
     
  13. eipee73

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    There is no additional fee on Verizon as far as I know. I have unlimited messaging, but like I said, even with a lower txt/pix package it should still be a free feature.
     

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