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Support Text messaging draft glitch

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by DTown, Jul 11, 2011.

  1. DTown

    DTown New Member
    Thread Starter

    Jul 1, 2011
    So it seems the text messaging on my phone is not working correctly when it comes to drafts. So here's the situation. When I write something in the text box, then hit the back button or home screen button, it saves the message as a draft. When I go back to the message, the text is sitting there still, which is fine.

    What is not fine is that if I decide not to send this message, it will not go away. I can hit the menu button, hit drafts, and delete the draft, I can manually delete the text in the message and send a different message, I can manually delete the text and then back out to the menu attempting to save the blank space as a new draft... etc. None of it works. When I go back into the text message conversation, the original text that was saved as the draft is always there. This means I have to delete the text every time before I start actually typing what I want to say.

    I realize this is a difficult problem to describe, but does anyone else think they are having similar issues? Is it just a glitch that will hopefully be rectified in the near future? Am I an idiot somehow, and I am just missing something? Thanks!


  2. JMF_Droid

    JMF_Droid Well-Known Member

    Jan 1, 2010
    ASM, Blockbuster Video
    Newark, OH
    ^Yes I totally had that issue the first day I got my phone. I was texting someone...had to exit out for a minute, came back...it was saved as a draft, so I finished it, sent it...no big deal...but like you said, every time I came back to text w/ that person the draft message was sitting in the text box. It would NEVER go away, no matter how many times I deleted the draft or erased the message in the text box. Eventually it stopped after I deleted the message thread & rebooted a few times.
  3. lostdroid

    lostdroid Member

    Jun 29, 2011
    The Internet
    I just had a similar problem yesteday. It would fill in the text box with a message I sent over a week ago everytime I tried to reply to the same person on different messages. I shut the phone off completely and it seemed to fix it.
  4. McNevin

    McNevin New Member

    Jul 31, 2011
    Seattle, WA
    I swear I did this once, but now I have several draft messages, and yet I don't have the 'Drafts' under the menu.

    I'm on Android 2.3.4

    Anyone know how to get into the drafts menu?
  5. nickc9.3

    nickc9.3 Well-Known Member

    Jul 23, 2011
    I had this same problem. If you delete the thread you shpuld be fine. Also i scrapped the stock sms and downloaded go sms. It is much better and faster. Never had that problem again.

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