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handcent not sending messages

Discussion in 'Android Applications' started by calibretto02, Mar 3, 2011.

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    so i have a droid 2, i installed the handcent app, at first it worked fine but it was makin my phone really laggy. so i uninstalled it and reinstalled. the lag was gone but not i couldnt send out any texts. so i uninstalled again and tryed sending a text thro the stock texting app and it worked just fine. so i tryed reinstalling once again and still wont send anything. so any help would be greatly appreciated cause i really wanna be able to use handcent.
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    I tried doing a quick google search on your issue. It seems that there are a few people having the same issue. If worse comes to worse, try sending the developer a quick message to see if he can offer any insight. Good Luck to you
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    so i think i figured out the problem. my phone was sync'ed with facebook so all my numbers had +1 attached to them. so it looked like +1-555-555-5555.so after unsynching and deleting out any +1's. it started sending
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    that is really weird, I wouldn't think that a 1 would make the difference.

    Glad it's working for you again!
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    The country code shouldn't matter but if it works for you then go with it.
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    Yea haveing the same prob. And it is the country code that is messing it up

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    I think its the "+" that's throwing the messaging off. Has this been an issue all along? It seems like just the past couple of months that these threads have been popping up.

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    Is there anyway to get it off of there yet......
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    need help

    Hey so you figured it out cause i tried to text through handcent without the +1 and it worked but i can not figure out how to unsync my contacts from facebook or delete the +1 because the number in my contacts is locked if you could help me by explaining how to unsync from facebook i would really appreciate it thanks
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    This is exactly right. I have had the same annoying issue with certain texts not sending. I do have Handcent installed, though sometimes I just use the regular text app.

    It's the Facebook contacts where I have the problem because Facebook puts the 1 in front of the number. I had to go into my contacts for those people and unlink them from Facebook. Problem solved.

    Thanks so much for pointing me in this direction. I was pulling my hair out!
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    I'm having this issue, except my contacts don't have the "+1" in front. It's becoming more frequent now, but when I try to send a text message, a lot of the times it will just hang and never send. I'll never know until I check it. I'll go into the thread, and the pinwheel will still be spinning--even hours later. It is the most frustrating thing. I don't want to go back to GOsms because I got fed up with all the spam they were sending. I like Handcent, but I might just go back to stock, because this text not sending issue is driving me crazy.. and I've tried all the other sms apps. They just aren't for me =P
    Someone please help before I take myself out the game haha
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