What is this?

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  1. debrad0307

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    Hey everyone. I'm running the latest version of Synergy and about a month ago I noticed these blue dots by my text messages in the stock messaging app. Sometimes they aren't there and other times they are. Anyone know what it's for?

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    It looks to be unanswered message possibly

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    I don't think it is. If it was an unread message I would have the notification at the top.

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    Hmmm ..by any chance if you enter the text message and back out is it still there ?

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    Could it be a "draft" notification? Sometimes before I close my messaging app my thumb hits the enter key as it's so close to the back button and I end up with a "draft" next to the potential recipient.
     
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    It's still there. There aren't any drafts. I've checked to make sure.

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    Hmmm ..how about favorites contact or similar..reaching lol

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    Is it the google account status for hangouts/talk?
     
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    Well, it's not Google talk/hangouts. I uninstalled the hangouts app and those blue dots are still there. I'm not sure if it's a favorites contact or not because I've sent messages to other favorite contacts and those messages didn't have a blue dot.

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    I hope you don't mind, I took the liberty of editing the image to blur out parts of the phone numbers for privacy's sake.

    And check this: Green dot above time in sms folder. - Android Forums at AndroidCentral.com

    I don't think it matters if you have the hangouts app installed or not, as it's simply tied to your google contacts.

    Edit: another similar thread said Tango will put the same dots in there, if you use Tango...
     
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    I cleared the cache on my messaging app and those dots are still there. I thought they were for the new Google maps but latitude was discontinued so I do this think it's that.

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    That would make sense but I'm wondering why it's blue and not green.

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