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madisonriver
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Registered: ‎03-11-2012
My Device: Bold 9650
My Carrier: Verizon Wireless
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Where is my text message icon?

My text message icon just disappeared from my desktop screen and I cannot find it.  No way to discern my text message from emails and no easy way to send texts without going through my directory.

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JSanders
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Re: Where is my text message icon?

1. On your homescreen, press the Menu key > SHOW ALL, so that SHOW ALL is checked.
2. Look in EACH folder on your device... Applications, Instant Messengers, Downloads, etc.




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madisonriver
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Re: Where is my text message icon?

Thanks for reply but no luck. Thanks again!
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Re: Where is my text message icon?

Ok, Are you SMS messages currently found in your main messages listing?

 

Open that Messages icon > press the Menu key > options > Inbox Management.

Do you see the options there to inlcude SMS in your main Messages?




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madisonriver
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Re: Where is my text message icon?

ok I found that screen nd my text message are checked.  Sould I uncheck? 

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madisonriver
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Re: Where is my text message icon?

I did uncheck but I still don't have a text mess icon and um concerned that I won't know when a text mess is received
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JSanders
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Re: Where is my text message icon?


madisonriver wrote:
I did uncheck but I still don't have a text mess icon and um concerned that I won't know when a text mess is received

1. On your homescreen, press the Menu key > SHOW ALL, so that SHOW ALL is checked.
2. Look in EACH folder on your device... Applications, Instant Messengers, Downloads, etc.

 

Look again.




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stanh
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Registered: ‎08-27-2012
My Device: 9900 Bold
My Carrier: AT&T

Re: Where is my text message icon?

Sorry, I may be dense but I do not see a "Show All"  in the menu.  Available selections are "Switch Application, Minimize Panel, Add Folder, Manage Panels and Options".  Am I not looking in the right place?

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JSanders
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Registered: ‎04-01-2008
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Re: Where is my text message icon?

Show all will only appear IF you have an icon hidden.

 

What about the second question?




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stanh
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Registered: ‎08-27-2012
My Device: 9900 Bold
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Re: Where is my text message icon?

OK.  I still don't know where the icon went, but I took the battery out and put it back in and now the icon is back.

 

Thanks.

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