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Support Pinch and Zoom Question

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by confusious, Nov 1, 2012.

  1. confusious

    confusious New Member
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    Hi new here. Had galaxy s3 for about a month. Annoyed by the fact that I had to SAVE text messaged pictures to my gallery in order to zoom in to see them larger. BUT a friend just got a galaxy s3 and they CAN pinch to zoom WITHIN their text messages!!! Also on my GS3 there is a video play/pause button with each pic & on my friends, there isn't. Contacted samsung, was told it was carrier regulated. Contacted my carrier and was told I should already have this capability! Want me to do a master reset but I will LOSE EVERYTHING! Does anyone have any other suggestions? I don't want to LOSE my text history or apps or any settings (it took me forever to get things the way I wanted)! Thanks for your help!
     

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  2. hbryder

    hbryder Well-Known Member
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    It's possible that your friend is using a different messaging app. Go sms lets you zoom without saving.
     
  3. confusious

    confusious New Member
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    No different messaging app just different carrier. But was told by my carrier AND samsung that pinch to zoom should work in a text. Wanted me to do a master reset which would cause a loss of everythIng except pics & music which could b saved to sd card. Noy happy!
     
  4. Heisenberg123

    Heisenberg123 Well-Known Member
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    pinch to zoom does not work for me on the default messaging app, i dont think its does, if the 3rd party ones did not look so ugly(even with all the different themes) than i would never use the default one
     

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