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Posts: 22
Registered: ‎01-13-2009
My Device: Not Specified
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SMS red asterick?

Just noticed the red asterick is not showing up when I recieve a SMS text only.  It is showing for my emails.  Suggestions?  Thanks.


P.S. I get the small envelope at the top just no red asterick on the SMS icon like normal.  Still running .75 came with the phone.

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Posts: 16,194
Registered: ‎07-23-2008
My Device: Torch 9850/ Playbook
My Carrier: VerizonWireless

Re: SMS red asterick?

Hi and welcome to the forums!

A very common fix for indicators not updating correctly is a simple battery pull.




No data will be lost when doing the following: pull the battery while the device is ON.
Replace after a minute, Let the device reboot 1-3 min, see if the problem is fixed.
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