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Old 07-21-2008, 05:17 PM   #1 (permalink)
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On my home screen it says I have 2 unread messages, but when I look in my inbox I do not have any unread messages. I have even done a "mark prior opened" from the top of the message screen, but it still says I have 2 unread ones. I have tried to move to "next unread", but I'm told there no unread messages. When new messages arrive they are added to the 2 non-exsiting ones. So if I have 4 messages it will tell me I have 6.

Anyone know how I can fix this?
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Have you pulled the battery while the device is on?
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Have you pulled the battery while the device is on?
No. But are you suggesting I should do that, or are you saying that if I had it could be the reason?
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You should definitely pull the battery out while the phone is on. Leave it out for about thirty seconds. If I've learned one thing from this forum, it's pull the battery at least once a week, it fixes most problems you're having, and frees up memory.
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You should definitely pull the battery out while the phone is on. Leave it out for about thirty seconds. If I've learned one thing from this forum, it's pull the battery at least once a week, it fixes most problems you're having, and frees up memory.
Thanks, that did the trick! But why? It's the exact opposite of what you are supposed to do when a computer acts up.
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It just performs a hard reset of the device.
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This happens to me as well, good ole battery pull does the job as David said !
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