Messaging on the droid !

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:motdroidhoriz: Hi, I'm in the process of buying a droid, And I've been searching on youtube and google but I can't find a walkthrough on texting on this phone. Does anyone have any pictures or videos of text messaging on their droid ? ? ? ? PLEASE HELP :) Thanks,
 

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It's pretty straightforward. You can respond in portrait, landscape w/no keyboard) or landscape w/ keyboard.

If you get the Handcent SMS/MMS app thats a whole other story. If you are into texting then this is a must have app.

There are too many options and customizations to list but it is phenominal.

When I say fully customizable it's FULLY customizable. At least 40 options to change to your liking and it works as your "native" SMS/MMS app
 
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Txting is displayed more like an instant message by defautl, with all txt's between you and each contact arranged into a 'conversation' window.

It's very nice, IMO.
 

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I can't help with providing a video or pics of texting procedures, but it shouldn't be a concern. The Handcent SMS app will be your savior when you get the phone :)
 

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I like hancent a lot too... but I also liked the stock Messaging app...

one thing I cant figure out about Handcent is, when I get notifications for SMS, in the top toolbar it will notify me, if i long-push then move down to expand the notification window, the "time" is off by many hours....but then as soon as I click the message, the time is correct. Very odd.

One thing I preferred on 'Messaging' was the ability to read part of the SMS just recieved in the top toolbar.... Handcent doesn't seem to do that?
 

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mine too ..

my question is using handcent are people having a hard time sending MMS messages ???? I have to send them through the default msg program otherwise they take forever to send
 

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i really like the SMS popup app. It shows a window when you get a message and you can Close, reply, and 1 more option (forgot). Plus if you just hit Close, the notification in the top bar goes away (if you have that option checked in the settings)
 

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Since I haven't received any text messages in the past few moments I cannot attest either way dealing with my question....

In Handcent when the notification sound is triggered by a text message and the pop up window appears, even when the phone is locked... what option should I press in order to stop the notification sound? Sometimes I do it and sometimes I am forced to open the actual application.
 
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