Unable to save any pictures from texts.

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    I'm trying to save pictures sent via texts, but whenever I hold down on the picture the menu pops up for like a nanosecond then disappears. I tried being really fast and tapping a menu item before it disappeared but it won't press.

    Anyone know how I can get the menu to act normally?

    I'm using a Motorola Droid on 2.2.1.
     
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    :welcome: Which messaging app? Rooted? Custom Rom?

    Answer all the questions please.
     
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    1) What the Droid uses by default. The green bubble icon with a smiley named Messaging.

    2) Yes.

    3) No.


    Thanks for the reply!
     
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    Maybe try handcent. I have been using it almost since day one, perhaps even before I was rooted and it has worked fine for me. I have read about people having troubles with the stock app.

    good luck
     
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    I'm probably going to end up just doing a factory reset. I've been having a lot of problems a few days after rooting. That messaging problem, phone runs extremely slow, multiple essential programs force closing etc.
     
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    Handcent works much better than the stock messaging app and has many more features as well, alot of folks use it instead of stock, but . . .

    Just know that the actual rooting did not affect your phone's performance and though a factory data reset will possibly (probably) help, it will not unroot it.

    good luck
     
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    Well, I've had the phone for over a year and it's always run like new. The day after I root it, problems everywhere. It's kinda hard for me to believe that was a coincidence after a year.

    Thanks for the help. I'll give Handcent a try before resetting or finding out how to unroot.



    EDIT: Trying a different texting app isn't gonna matter, I just realized, because when you go to save pictures they aren't opened within the texting app. It's doing the same thing with Handcent.
     
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    Look to any other apps installed since rooting, maybe. Otherwise, I guess I can't help.

    good luck
     
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