Handcent SMS removed from market?

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  1. yago20

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    I recently updated to Chevy's SS v5.6. Since I wiped my phone for the install, I had to get all my apps back from the market. Chevy's ROM came with the new market (new to me anyway). I could not find Handcent at all. I found a few language packs, but not the app itself. I downgraded to the previous market, found Handcent, and hit DOWNLOAD. I got the message "Download of Handcent SMS declined.

    "The download of 'Handcent SMS' was declined because it was removed from the Android Market."

    I really don't think I can live with stock MMS. Anyone know why Handcent was removed?

    Thanks for any info.
     
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    No, but your not the only to experience this - my advice would be to contact the developer :)

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    Thanks for the advice. Direct from Handcent's website:

    [h=2]A temp issue cause can't list handcent at android market[/h]
    we are contacting and working with google ,it will be online again ASAP,please download from Handcent sms HomePage --sms plus software for android temp
     
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    Do you have a backup of it in Titanium?
     
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    Download the APK from the Handcent website. You have to do it from your phone.

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    Anybody have an idea why it was removed?

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    guidot Developer Relations Staff Member Premium Member

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    Ask google? ;)

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    For what?

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    Maybe because they own the market:p

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    Use go SMS pro until they bring it back its just as good. Better in my opinion actually. But ya stock SMS blows.

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    Ah lol. Yeah that went over my head.

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    Go SMS Pro is actually prettyy sweet..ill always miss Handcent, but I think that was the straw that broke the camels back. Go SMS Pro has more feature too.
     
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