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Double Notifications with Handcent

Discussion in 'Android Apps & Games' started by tooner, Jul 26, 2010.

  1. tooner

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    Bet you are all thinking here's another idiot that doesn't know how to turn off notifications in the default android sms app?

    After installing Handcent I immediately disabled notifications in the default app so that only Handcent was generating them. This worked fine up until about 2 weeks ago when the default app started generating them. The option is definitely 100% disabled so I have no idea why it is still generating them. To make it worse even if I go into all messages with both Handcent and the default app my LED remains blue.

    Has anyone any idea why this might be happening?

    Thanks in advance
    tooner
     

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  2. pwabbit

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    You don't happen to have Chomp loaded too?
     
  3. tooner

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    No I haven't heard of Chomp before. I think it may have been a Handcent update that triggered the problem but I don't know for sure.
     
  4. Szadzik

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    Have you actually checked the built-in SMS app for its notification settings? It happened to me in the past that it reverted back to notifications on.
     
  5. tooner

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    If I turn on notifications in the stock app I get two notifications. This makes me think it's another app doing it. When you click on the notification it loads default sms app. I now have Handcent uninstalled and the issue still exists. It's not Gmail client either. Are there any other apps that cause sms notifications?
     
  6. Dsoto87

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    If you have beautiful widgets 2, remove it. I had a similar problem where I was getting multiple notifications. If I left handcent on, then turned the stock on I would get 3 notifications. If I turned all of them off then i would still get one. Once I removed beautiful widgets 2 it solved all my problems.
     
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  7. tooner

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  8. tooner

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    Thanks Dsoto didn't see you there!
     
  9. OstrichSaK

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    Uninstall Handcent and never use it again. I did and couldn't be happier. I used the damn thing since I got my Droid in November and being a new VZW customer I assumed it was the provider. I just dealt with it even though it was very common and frustrating. I finally uninstalled Handcent a couple months ago and I haven't had a double or triple text since. I'll never go back to that bloated slow turd. Factory SMS FTW!
     

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