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Old 05-28-2009, 09:50 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi... I don't know where else to post this question on internet... I was sending a text message on my Motorola, then when I clicked "send" the screen was blank and there was an hourglass for at least 5 seconds (sand counter), and there was an option to exit. After that delay, I checked sent messages and it said that the message was sent, but I never got a reply from the person. This is the first time an hourglass appears on my cell so I'm wondering what the reason could be and is it 100% that the message was sent, or could it have been an error? Thanks.
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Old 05-28-2009, 10:32 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Check with the person that you sent the email to to see if they got it
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Old 05-28-2009, 11:10 PM   #3 (permalink)
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The hourglass is just an indication of processing (like in Windows). If it stays on too long then it could mean that you're having a performance issue, either you have very little free memory or you have too many applications running.

Normally removing unused/unwanted applications, closing some applications or a battery pull should clear up memory.
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Old 05-31-2009, 01:09 PM   #4 (permalink)
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It means the phone is thinking and is unsure about what to do next or what it's doing now. Like a person scratching his head.
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Old 11-23-2009, 03:51 PM   #6 (permalink)
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It's timing a soft boiled egg.
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