WTF?! My droid just erased all my text messages...

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  1. drek

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    For no reason. I received a text, read it and pressed the home button. Went back to respond and EVERY one of my texts is gone. That's f'n BS. Any way to recover them?
     
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    probably not. use a backup like sms backup in case this does happen again

    people have posted about this before so its not just you
     
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    Never heard of anyone being able to do so.....

    It happens to a few, others never....weird issue.
     
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    Damn that's irritating!
     
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    To some....I would call it a feature...but that's just me.
     
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    A feature to me is when something works right. Not when it nukes text messages which I needed. lol.
     
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    My droid must be blessed.. i hVe never ran into most of the issues i have read on this forum
     
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    Lol, count me in on that. :D
     
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    This has happened to me about four times since I got my phone in early April. The past two times, I think, happened when it wanted to force close the entire messaging app. I habitually press force close. XD I'm going to avoid doing that from now on and see if that helps anything.

    SMS Backup helps, because if I lose all my messages, I just go to my gmail and read the most recent message. That way I don't have to bother people to resend their messages. :)

    Really wish this problem would be fixed, though. I like to lock messages and read them again later.... They aren't separated and special with SMS Backup. They're just there. So if I want to reread them, I have to sort through and find them. Bleh.
     
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    I just installed SMS backup. It will help going forward, but it sucks because I had some important ones I can't get back. F'n technology. lol.
     
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    I think I was smart enough to install it before my texts starting erasing because I had already read about the problem on the forum. XD Learning from other people's mistakes. It's awesome.
     
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    I'm running rooted bugless beast but am looking to unroot it. Now to ensure I do it correctly...
     
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