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  1. Muilisx

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    Whenever I send a text message, my Google+/Youtube profile pic shows up to the right. I looked everywhere and I can't find how to unlink Google+ on my phone or find to not display the pic. If I disable the Google+ account, it will mess with YT so I can't, and I don't want to turn off the app because it may break other Google apps so I'm not sure what I should do.
     

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    Not sure about the pic thing mate but everything will run fine without g+.
    I think the pic is associated with your google account though, not the g+ app :thumbup:
     
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    It's just odd because text messages should have nothing to do with Google as it's simple SMS through the carrier so I'm not sure why it's even displaying anything related to Google.
     
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    What are you using to send text messages? I have a different username for youtube & G+. I think Google does link them together by default but you can unlink G+ from youtube.
     
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    Stock SMS, and if you unlink, you can't comment on YT videos.
     
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    I think the issue could be that Google hangouts now handles simple SMS messages; I gave up in the end and now just run everything through hangouts.
     
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    Also it pulls the pic from your Contact list which is usually the contacts Google profile pic. I use GoSMS and it pulls the contact pic from my Google contacts using their profile picture.
     
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    SMS in Hangouts is off.
     
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    Yeah, it sucks. I can't find a way to disable it.
     
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    Ok, it has to do with the " ME " Profile in Contacts but I don't see how to turn that off. It's actually odd to me to even see myself listed so I deleted the profile but now I have a blank face next to my texts like the rest of my contacts do as I removed my Google profile pic too.

    For now, I just pulled a pic from FB, and I'm using that for now until I can research deeper.
     
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    Well, I installed Textra and it doesn't do it anymore :)
     

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