Issues / Quirks with SMS via GUI (Messages app)
robert.kenneth.frank at gmail.com
Fri Jul 18 23:48:17 CEST 2008
I also have these problems... My carrier does append a 1 at the beginning
(t-mobile USA), but I had my vcard with the format of just the numbers, so I
just appended a one onto all my contacts. I would prefer a nicer looking
format, but I don't care enough to change anything.
On Fri, Jul 18, 2008 at 4:41 PM, Matthew Lane <malane at purdue.edu> wrote:
> Matthew Lane wrote:
> > Hey all,
> > I have a few issues / quirks with the Messages app in sending and
> > reading SMS messages.
> > First, a problem I noticed was that when switching to the middle option
> > in the Messages program (where the FR lists all text messages) was
> > extremely slow. The whole program would lock up (I could still tab to
> > other programs) but my Messages program would run extremely slow. This
> > is NOT related to the SIM, as I have popped out the SIM card and
> > experienced the same issues.
> > Second, this is more of a major issue but I am not sure if it's
> > carrier-related or a problem with the phone's Message software itself.
> > When attempting to send a text message, I cannot send a message to a
> > number formatted (123) 456-7890 (eg. how VCard inserts its numbers).
> > However, when I text a number in the format 1234567890 it works just
> > fine. VCard importing prefers the (123) 456-7890 format unfortunately.
> > Also, the majority of my text messages are inserted into the "Unknown
> > Sender" contact, because some carriers append a "1" at the beginning of
> > their numbers. Is there any simple solution for the Messages program to
> > identify this?
> > And one curious question, what does the "mail sending" icon embedded
> > into some outgoing text messages indicate?
> > Thanks!
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> Has anyone experienced any of these issues, or does anyone have a solution?
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