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Support Screen to light up when you get a text?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Baldycmw, Sep 10, 2010.

  1. Baldycmw

    Baldycmw Active Member
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    I am pretty sure when I got my first few texts with handcent the screen lit up, but now it stays black when receiving a text. Is that how it is supposed to be?
     

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  2. Baldycmw

    Baldycmw Active Member
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    Does your screen light up when you get a text?
     
  3. eleazar

    eleazar Well-Known Member
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    I know with the default messaging app, the screen does not light up. Once I install ChompSMS I'll let you know if it lights up. I rather like the default app though, so I might not switch.
     
  4. Baldycmw

    Baldycmw Active Member
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    Anyone else know. Handcent started to and then stopped.
     
  5. Don S

    Don S Well-Known Member
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    For Handcent:

    Go to Settings, Notification Settings, Pop-up settings: check "Screen on for popup".

    Works consistently for me.
     
  6. xliderider

    xliderider Well-Known Member
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    Have you rebooted your phone?
     
  7. AZgl1500

    AZgl1500 Well-Known Member
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    On my Fascinate, there is no "Notification Settings" option at all, NADA.
    Does not exist.... wish it was there, I would also like for it to light up with a text message w/o having to add on another app.
     
  8. kwhite

    kwhite Active Member
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    I havent added anything special to my phone and when I get a text it will sometimes light up. not sure why or how but I wish it would do it all the time!
     
  9. nunyazz

    nunyazz Well-Known Member
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    Then you're not using Handcent.
    P.S. Handcent is much nicer than the stock app and free.
     

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