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  1. aodmisery

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    i use handcent sms for all my texts but the stock app keeps popping up how do i stop it from popping up. i already put handcent to be my default messaging app but it still does it.
     

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    go into the stock app and disable all the notifications for it.
     
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    i did that also but i still get em
     
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    open message app, hit menu, then notifications, uncheck received notification, uncheck play notification sound??

    That where you did it?
     
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    yeah thats were i did it, ive noticed the stock doesnt pop up when the phone is on only when the screen is off and locks, when i unlock it its there waiting for me
     
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    Think I found it as I was randomly messing around with phone in bed. Go to settings, security and uncheck the message preview on lock screen.
     
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    had already done that, all that does is stop it from turning on your screen and showing your message.
     
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    are you in the phones settings? thats the one i was referring to, not either of the apps settings.
     
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    i tested mine with this setting unchecked and nothing shows up on my lock screen.
     
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    yeah nothing shows up on my lock screen either but after i unlock it the message is on my screen waiting for me, and it only does it when my phone is locked
     
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    thats odd, mine doesnt do that. just tested it a few times.
     
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    what do you mean, 'on your screen waiting for you'

    can you post a screen shot of what you mean? i don't think i am understanding completely
     
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    You sure its not the handcent pop up showing up?
     
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    Is there any way to get a popup similar to handcent for the stock messenger?
     
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    ok i think i figured it out i restarted the phone and it went away :/
     
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