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green light or red clock next to names on texting screen

Discussion in 'Android Lounge' started by bjreynoldsrn, Apr 29, 2010.

  1. bjreynoldsrn

    bjreynoldsrn New Member
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    my boyfriend and i have identical droids...on the text messaging screen, where it shows the names of the people you have sent texts to, there is a green dot or a red clock beside the person's name on his but not on mine...it seems to be some sort of tracking because when i my phone is in use his phone shows a green dot beside my name, and when my phone is idle his phone shows a red clock beside my name...what is this, what does it mean, and why does he have it and i dont??
     

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  2. Chroma

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    Do you have "use my location" checked in the privacy settings and "use wireless networks" and "use gps satellites" both checked in locations & security. Make sure your syncs are on too, including the google sync.

    I guess what I'm trying to say is, are both your settings the same? You may have turned off a reporting feature off somewhere.

    Unfortunately, I don't have any android friends to show as online, so I may not be of much help.
     
  3. mrmojoz

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    Are you sure you aren't looking at the Google Talk status?
     
  4. alamoe

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    its the gtalk status
     
  5. bjreynoldsrn

    bjreynoldsrn New Member
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    no im not talking about google talk, im talking about texts
     
  6. mrmojoz

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    The default texting program also displays google talk status if the contact is on your google talk list.
     

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