Looking for new texting app besides Handcent

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    Hello,

    I am getting sick of the double messages with Handcent so I am now exploring other options for texting. Any recommendations?
    Thanks
    Warren
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    Have you tried chompsms it is the equivalent to handcent. i ran it for a while just prefer handcent. have you tried uninstalling and re=installing handcent?
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    I did not try to uninstall. Will I lose my current text messages?
    Thanks
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    yeah I hate the double messages and mine is a fresh install
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    There's another thread somewhere with a fix. Did you guys go into the default messaging app and turn off notifications and auto-retrieve?
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    I had notifications off but not auto-retrieve. I turned that off now also.
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    It has nothing to do with notifications or auto retrieve.

    I left handcent for this same reason. I went back to the stock app, but it screws up the contact names sometimes. ChompSMS is the only messaging app I have used with zero bugs.
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    It's definitely a weird bug. I was getting two sets of notifications until I did the above fix, now it is fine. I wasn't getting them until SG 6.0 came out and then suddenly I was getting 2 notifications, one for each app. I know there is another issue were some folks get 2 identical messages from the same person. I have not had that happen to me...yet:)

    How's the ride?
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    It's awesome.
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    TextPlus

    Anybody ever try TextPlus?
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    Dupes this morning

    This morning I received 4 text messages and this is what happened. There was a #4 in red listed on the top notification. the messages popped up and I deleted them all within the pop up box but the #4 in the top notification was still there until I opened that up and deleted them within that.

    Hmmmm....

    thanks
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    Just tried TextPlus and did not like it.
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    Did you try Chomp yet?
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    i never get double messages
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    I will try it now and let the group know how I like it.
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    Chomp works:icon_ banana:no more double messages.
    Did anyone buy chomp? If so, what extras do you get?
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    Warren
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    Just no ads.
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    Matth3w: Thanks for the suggestion in using ChompSMS, much appreciated :)

    Warren
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    No problem...it's the only messaging app that I can say I never once had a single bug with. I am trying to get the developer to add something where if you back out of the popup it marks it as read.
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