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Originally Posted by MadCatMk2 View Post
I see your concerns and raise you an android.

Will still work after a nuclear holocaust. Backup however you like. Works even on your microwave oven. : e-mails
Will still work flawlessly without being crappy like iMessage and your girlfriend will appreciate it. Backups. Phone-multi-platform. : WhatsApp (this is what you want)
Will still work when WhatsApp dies, has online logging. Truly-multi-platform. : Google talk
What he doesn't need is fanboys polluting his thread go else where.
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that's a pretty low limit. I use to be backing up all my messages. But constant changing of devices cause me to lose the 'motivation' to back up. Used to bother so much to back up her SMS but now I only have those recent ones wish I had those from the start.

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I'm restoring my phone now to get the message history back. I rather not get texts than to loose something priceless to me.
Ahhh Yes.. I agree with you there. I keep all my GF's Messages too. Lucky for me, Android practically has unlimited storage. Sadly though, its not all in one thread, As i moved from different brands and Phone OS' to get to Android.
   
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Originally Posted by hellonwheelz View Post
Well I'm thinking 75,000 msgs is a pretty awesome upper limit... Everything is a compromise. keeping unlimited anything is how you can run out of resources.
You do realize texts are ridiculously small right? 75,000 is 15MB, I fail to see how this could be an issue. But rationalize the pointless decision if you want.
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I have a single text conversation history with my girlfriend from the day we met back in '09.
Sounds like a friend of mine...
Quite creepy if you ask me.

Anyways, bro. They're just texts.
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You do realize texts are ridiculously small right? 75,000 is 15MB, I fail to see how this could be an issue. But rationalize the pointless decision if you want.
Every text needs to be put in database and searchable. There is overhead, perhaps you don't know anything about computers, but its true.

No the 15m doesn't include pics because the setting my carrier uses is about 500k a hq MMS. The limit would be 30 pics and most have hundreds.
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15Mb? How much storage does the iPhone 4S have?
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yea but a 15 meg inbox is crap. What happens when you take pictures and text them?
I doubt they'd be included otherwise you'd run out in a week or two.

>>>>>

I'm curious why they would do this, it doesn't seem to make any sense.
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What he doesn't need is fanboys polluting his thread go else where.
I offered 3 (three) possible solutions to fix his problem.

And you?
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I doubt they'd be included otherwise you'd run out in a week or two.

>>>>>

I'm curious why they would do this, it doesn't seem to make any sense.
It makes plenty of sense! Take out such a feature that some individuals wont even notice, then put it back in on the next iOS and call it revolutionary!
(I'm kidding)

Pretty silly though of them to put such a low limit though. Especially since it takes up no space anyways.
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