Separate names with a comma.
Discussion in 'Android Themes' started by roadking1, Dec 26, 2009.
Does anyone know how to send one text message to several recipients?
Yes, in the name entry field, type in the multiple names you want to send it to.
Once you complete the name, separate it with a comma and space. If you picked a contact from the list that popped up, it already put the comma/space in, but you have to select the recipient box again to type more names in.
You all have been so helpful! Does anyone know if the Droid will connect to a wireless printer?
Has anyone been able to connect their Droid to a wireless printer?
Handcent is good for this, multiple texts and also alerts when receiving texts ala 'waking up' the screen if its locked.
Yes to the wireless printer the ap is printshare it works great. Also there is an app for multiple text recipients called mass text personalizer and this app is sweet. You can actually type your text and enter %fname or %name for first and last name and it will type the name of the person you are sending it to.
Hey %fname we are meeting for happy hour at Yard House.
It would read like this if John was one of your contacts you entered.
Hey John we are meeting for happy hour at Yard House.
So far I am loving Handcent. If the "wake-up" feature is enabled it will also let you reply to texts from the lock screen without needing to unlock the phone... Very cool
I ended up having an issue with Handcent waking the phone up and the battery life (but it was a personal issue not one with the software )... I get texts all the time so my phone was constantly on and draining the battery. You can turn that feature off, which I did out of necessity.
It will also re-size pictures so they will make it over the text network (5 mega pixels) is an awesome camera phone but those huge files won't text with the native client.
BUT... My all time favorite feature from Handcent is you can change the LED color based on who sent the text. Before I even touch the phone I know if it is my sweetie or someone else... :icon_ banana:
How can you tell if someone has received or opened your text message?
You can get delivery receipts, but there's no way to tell (that I know of) if they've actually read the message.
You could always call them and ask.
In the messaging app, click the menu button (hardware) and you can select to request a delivery report and/or a read report. I tried one of them once, I don't remember which one, and I didn't have any luck. Plus, I don't do a lot of texting, and I wasn't sure whether the reports would count as text messages in my limited plan.
There are no guarantees that the reports will work if you're crossing carriers. Both carriers would have to support them.