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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Palmetto Fellow, Jul 11, 2013.

  1. Palmetto Fellow

    Palmetto Fellow Android Expert
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    I sent a text message this morning, and then turned the screen off. About 7 minutes later, I turned the screen back on to a notice a "network signal wasn't found" message and I had the option to hit the OK button. Upon doing that, my text message from 7 minutes ago gets sent.

    I'm wondering:

    Why the hell didn't it send it when the network was re-established? I know it didn't take 7 minutes for me to get back into a good signal area...maybe 10 seconds at most. Is this typical? Does this phone not automatically send pending texts when the signal is re-established? Why wait on the user to OK the fact that the network was down momentarily...just send the damn thing already.
     



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  2. funkylogik

    funkylogik share the love peeps ;)

    With go sms anyway, no, not for me. The message fails and i have to long press it and hit resend :thumbup:
     
  3. Palmetto Fellow

    Palmetto Fellow Android Expert
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    What's the reasoning behind this? Just send the damn thing when the network becomes available again.

    Or maybe, things change...and if it takes even an extra 5 minutes to send, perhaps the message is considered "obsolete". Maybe they thought it would be weird if you receive a text from me stating:

    "I'll be there in 5 minutes"

    AFTER I've already arrived.

    In my particular case, I didn't even have to initiate the re-sending of the text. All I had to do was acknowledge that the network didn't work at some point in the past, and once I did that, the text message went through. I don't get it...just send it whenever there is a connection...or build in a 3 minute window where it will auto-send...and after that, it's manual send.
     
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  4. funkylogik

    funkylogik share the love peeps ;)

    Yeah im not sure of the logic behind it tbh lol. I think the way you suggest is how the old symbian phones did it.. the message would go to "outbox" and stay there until theres a network then send it. Ive never used the samsung stock messanger tbh. With Go, i think it gives me a notification saying message failed or something and if i tap that, it takes me to the conversation thread where i have to resend it.. if im remembering correctly lol :)
     

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