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  1. Ruben

    Ruben Android Expert
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    Whenever I text using over 160 characters, to a non-Verizon customer, it just cuts it off. How do I get it to make it is multiple 160 character messages?
     

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    Use mms it is unlimited text.
     
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    use handcent ... it automatically splits your text in to individual 160 character texts
     
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    How?
    I still get the VZW 160+ error in handcent.
     
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    There's an option to split long messages in handcent, it was off by default for me.
     
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    Thanks, mj_b90 and everyone else.

    ~Solved~
     
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    handcent is the bees knees
     
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    MMS text isn't unlimited--I believe its capacity is 1000 characters for 7-bit
     
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    I am starting to like handcent better than the HTC messaging client.
     
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    I've just started using handcent too, and I like all the options it gives. Does it seem a bit jittery to anyone else though? It seems like there's lag in bringing up my inbox and again when sending a message. I never noticed these issues with the default messaging.
     
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    It's less laggy than the HTC messaging app.
     

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