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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by meangreengdub, Dec 6, 2009.

  1. meangreengdub

    meangreengdub Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    I have an SMS thread over 4,000 texts which is slowing down my phone. But when I go to delete it, it locks the phone up...what can i do??

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  2. Paelion

    Paelion Lurker

    Start deleting messages one at a time by long pressing and selecting delete? Will take forever to get it down to a manageable size... but oh well.. Or have you tried deleting the thread and just letting it sit? Like hit delete before you go to bed, then see if it worked in the morning..
  3. meangreengdub

    meangreengdub Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    Ive tried all those things. It locks up every time. I guess ill just hard reset :(
  4. SamXp

    SamXp Android Enthusiast

    That's what I found, as well. I tried deleting it every which way and it locked it up every time. Hard Reset is the only thing that did it. They need to fix all these issues with txting soon.
  5. sr1982

    sr1982 Well-Known Member

    I would suggest downloading handcent and using the delete all function. That is assuming you are currently running the stock messaging app.
  6. aznsmith

    aznsmith Member

    I experienced the same problem. I haven't tried the handcent "delete all" function but here's my solution...

  7. toomuchgame441

    toomuchgame441 Android Expert

    The sms threads need a few more options... like something similar to deleting previous dates like blackberries.
  8. meangreengdub

    meangreengdub Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    I went ahead and did a hard reset and that worked. Is there no app that will delete messages once they reach a certain number?

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