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Support way to get a notification of new text on main screen?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by abeaverhausen, Oct 24, 2011.

  1. abeaverhausen

    abeaverhausen Lurker
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    i had an lg enlighten droid and whenever a new text came in there'd be a little red 1 on the envelop icon on my home screen. but nothing shows up on my droid 3. so if i get a text and dont hear the beep, i have no way of knowing a new text came in. is there a way to fix this? tia!
     

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    A new text should show up in the notification bar with a little icon in the upper left hand corner.
     
  3. TyrannoTaurus

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    You can always download "SMS Popup" if the icon in the notification bar and flashing green light aren't doing it for you ;)
     
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    SMS Unread Count will let you add a widget that shows the number of unread SMS.
     
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    I believe that either ChompSMS or Handcent allow you to add the little red pop up to the icon on your home screen.
     
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    That's what I'm using. :cool:
     
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    Handcent will give you a pop up box of the text on your homescreen. It's in the settings.
     
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    If you are open to using a different home, you can get Launcher Pro, which has the option to show Missed Call, New Text, and New Email counts on your dock
     

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