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Old 08-01-2007, 10:46 PM   #1 (permalink)
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when i recieve a longer text message it gets cut off short of the whole message being shown, anyone else experience this and is there a way to fix it?
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Old 08-01-2007, 11:19 PM   #2 (permalink)
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by their nature and name (SMS = Short Message Service) text messages are limited to a certain number of characters, 160 for a number of carriers, AT&T included.

Fix? Use email.
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Old 08-02-2007, 09:00 AM   #3 (permalink)
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by their nature and name (SMS = Short Message Service) text messages are limited to a certain number of characters, 160 for a number of carriers, AT&T included.

Fix? Use email.
I just experienced the same thing this morning and it wasn't beyond my carriers character limitation which is also 160.
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What length was it?
More than once?
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What length was it?
More than once?
Sorry but I'm not sure exactly. Happened just once so far.
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It has happen to me before also. Sometimes if you close it out and reopen it will get the rest. Not sure why it does this.
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Jsanders is right, just use email
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Jsanders is right, just use email
Not everyone you're communicating with has a phone that does email or has a data plan.
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Maybe the person sending the message hit "send" before they meant to. I've done that myself!
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