1. DroidForums.net is currently undergoing a major software upgrade. If you are experiencing any problems logging in please: Contact Us

Google Voice Texts Coming Up In New Conversation

Discussion in 'Android Applications' started by Raditude, Feb 27, 2011.

  1. Raditude
    Offline

    Raditude New Member

    Joined:
    Sep 26, 2010
    Messages:
    44
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    I have noticed this for a long time since using Google Voice, and found it quite annoying. I'm just now getting around to complaining about it.

    I'll have one conversation open, where I'm texting someone back and forth. We'll stop texting for a few hours, and then when that person replies, it usually comes up in a new conversation. This does this on my Droid, as well as when I access Google Voice from a computer.

    Screenshot

    Any thoughts or suggestions?
  2. sarreq
    Offline

    sarreq New Member

    Joined:
    Jan 17, 2010
    Messages:
    396
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    Philly
    it's something google has to fix themselves, best thing we can do is report the bug
  3. Chizzele
    Offline

    Chizzele Team Sourcery Developer

    Joined:
    Dec 25, 2010
    Messages:
    2,002
    Likes Received:
    17
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    San Diego CA
    It even doe's that on the web client as well. I think it has to do with the timestamps of each message. If the time gap between messages is to long GV would automatically start a new conversation thread for it.
  4. Raditude
    Offline

    Raditude New Member

    Joined:
    Sep 26, 2010
    Messages:
    44
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    That's what I thought for awhile, but one time I replied to a message, and when I received a reply not more than 2 minutes later, it was in a new conversation.
  5. born2golf
    Offline

    born2golf New Member

    Joined:
    Sep 14, 2010
    Messages:
    242
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    Long Island
    I think it has something to do with the "in-between phone number". My understanding is that when using google voice from the mobile phone is that it actually sends your text via DATA to the google cloud where it then sends the TXT message from some google owned actual TXT capable phone number. And lag in time between messages could allow google to rotate a new number in the middle to process the TXT conversion to data.

    I have seen TXT messages come from the same person using the same phone, yet my GV client shows different numbers as the "from" number and they show up in new threads. And I know the other user is NOT using GV.
  6. takeshi
    Offline

    takeshi New Member

    Joined:
    Nov 29, 2009
    Messages:
    4,600
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    There's no access number involved with texting and GV unless you're using SMS forwarding (to send/receive GV SMS from a standard messaging app such as Handcent).

    I really haven't noticed much of the OP's problem. My conversations seem to stay grouped unless there's a day or so in between messages.
Search tags for this page
combine conversations in google voice
,

google voice combine conversations

,

google voice combine text messages

,

google voice combine threads

,
google voice consolidate texts
,

google voice conversation view

,
google voice merge text messages
,

google voice text conversation

,
google voice text conversation view
,
google voice text conversations
,
google voice text new thread
,

google voice text threading

,
how to make google voice text messages show in the same thre
,
start a new conversation in google voice
,
why won't google voice merge text messages