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Handcent and default msg app running at same time

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Kaboomcult, Nov 28, 2009.

  1. Kaboomcult

    Kaboomcult Member
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    I use handcent for txting and noticed that both the default messaging app and handcent are both running at the same time (via taskkiller) do they both have to run? can I make the default msg app stop?

    can you delete default apps?
     

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  2. dlp211

    dlp211 Active Member
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    You can not uninstall default apps and task killer can't stop the default messenger app.

    What I did was delete the message app off my home screen...turn off notifications for the default app and then put handcent on the home screen.
     
  3. Kaboomcult

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    So it will always be running?
     
  4. phaze3131

    phaze3131 Well-Known Member
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    Yea
     
  5. ladybadger2007

    ladybadger2007 Well-Known Member
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    I had the same problem with the handcent app and the default running at the same time. I just went into the default and disabled everything and also removed it from the home screen and viola problem solved. I have since deleted the app thoo . I had handcent and a font pack and the bttry life on my phone started sucking. Don't know if it was the phone or the app as the phone has also been switched out. I was just trying to trouble shoot . :D
     
  6. dlp211

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    Def wasn't handcent. I have been using it since day one and I have what I expect to have for battery life.

    The screen is the biggest hog for the battery.
     
  7. slosh

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    u guys notice some lag with the on screen keyboard with handcent?
     
  8. Polymira

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    Make sure you go into the settings and go to "Retrieve message settings" in messaging and turn it off, then go into handecent and turn it on.
     

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