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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by adz63, Aug 4, 2010.

  1. adz63

    adz63 Android Enthusiast
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    i have been through all the settings and cant find an option to show the name of person who has sent the msg , it only shows the number . how can i change that

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  2. jim_h

    jim_h Android Enthusiast

    I think this is because the number isn't tied to any of the contacts on your phone. Add the number as a new contact, give it a name and hey presto.

    It worked for me anyway. :)
  3. adz63

    adz63 Android Enthusiast
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    thanks i tried that already and didnt work and been through all the settings too :(

    just had a brain wave and sorted it out , its because my contacts were saved to sim and soon as i moved them to phone it showed up lol
  4. jim_h

    jim_h Android Enthusiast

    Weird. This must be something unique to Android. Every other mob I've had picks up contacts from the sim without a problem. I've never quite got my head around the Android way of handling contacts.

    Glad you got that sorted :)
  5. fviskovi

    fviskovi Lurker

    I rebooted the phone and it reverted back to normal showing names. I didn't know Microsoft had a hand in Handcent and the Android OS. :D

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