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HOw to uninstall or turn off the default messanging app.

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by uzfresh, Dec 16, 2009.

  1. uzfresh

    uzfresh Newbie
    Thread Starter

    How to disable or turn off the default messanging application. I dont wont to totally uninstall it but as of right now Im getting double messages on hand cent and the default app.

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  2. arh1192

    arh1192 Newbie

    This is/was happening to me also. I uninstalled Handcent untill I figure out how to do it. Just got my phone last night, and joined the forums today. I got a lot to learn..
  3. puffx0r

    puffx0r Newbie

    You don't want to uninstall it, trust me.

    You just need to go into the App itself and change the Notification settings (turn them off). That way you only get a Notification from Handcent.

    The reason you want to keep the Messages App is because sometimes my Handcent app doesn't display my downloaded MMS messages, and I have to go into the Messages App to view them (only sometimes - other times Handcent works perfectly fine).
  4. Kelmar

    Kelmar Done by choice

    ^Handcent and Chomp both pull their information from the DEFAULT app.
  5. arh1192

    arh1192 Newbie

    Thanks for clearing that up!
  6. uzfresh

    uzfresh Newbie
    Thread Starter

    Thanks alot.
  7. NewbieX2

    NewbieX2 Member

    What's so fantastic about handcent? I just got my hero not an hour ago and I'm still new to this app market. Should I get this handcent program?
  8. SilHero

    SilHero Member

    Both handcent and chomp sms r really nice apps if u do not like the way the stock messaging app looks or displays messages. they both have a lot of customizable options compared to the stock app. i personally use the stock messanger but i also have handcent to send pic messages cuz the stock syas my pics r too big.

    one thing i recommend to dl if u want to keep the stock messaging app is "sms popup" it uses the stock messaging app but displays a popup on the screen when u get a message instaed of just putting the message in the task bar.

    i hope this helped
  9. dannyhoy

    dannyhoy Lurker

    were can i turn the default notifications off? cant find it in menu
  10. Kelmar

    Kelmar Done by choice

    Open messaging program.

    Menu - settings - notifications. Untick the box.

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