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post #21 of 56
Wow that's really bad, android stores sms in the userdata partition that is usually diffrent per phone mine has about 700mb free so I don't think I will have any issues with it but just incase I have an app that backs them up to my gmail.

Sent from my HTC HD2
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Originally Posted by redhat_ownage View Post
Wow that's really bad, android stores sms in the userdata partition that is usually diffrent per phone mine has about 700mb free so I don't think I will have any issues with it but just incase I have an app that backs them up to my gmail.

Sent from my HTC HD2
if the limit is 75k do you realize how many txts that is? its @ 50 a day everyday for 4 years ... in 2007 what phones couldn't even keep 5000 texts straight.
post #23 of 56
I had the same problem and ended up restoring my phone to factory settings b/c I had so many text message threads back from '08 that were at least 10,000+ texts each. I didn't want to delete them....but at the end of the day I needed a working phone.

Lost all my contacts and everything Oh well....guess I kind of needed to do some house cleaning anyways...didn't really want to though :x
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if the limit is 75k do you realize how many txts that is? its @ 50 a day everyday for 4 years ... in 2007 what phones couldn't even keep 5000 texts straight.
Which is absolutely nothing for some people. Fifty texts may seem a lot to some individuals, but its very realistic for others and fifty a day would actually seem low. You have to remember, that if someone texts you, and you text them back, that's two texts right there. Say you text to seven people per day, that's only a little under eight messages per day per person.
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Does saving ALL the texts serve some purpose? Bragging rights? Are you a text hoarder? Or are you the type that goes back and checks a year old message to prove someone wrong about which color shirt they wore on a particular day?

edit: don't mean to sound mean or rude, but it's a phone. you have options.
Edited by rquinn19 - 11/2/11 at 3:21pm
post #26 of 56
What a text hoarder, perhaps having a dummy pay phone and forwarding text with a giant microSD partition(32GB)? Time to move on in your texting life.

Very creepy.
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what about using a third party sms app?
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If I was married I don't think I'd want to lose any texts from my wife so I can understand why the OP is annoyed
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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.
I know, perhaps it has to do with Siri though? Who knows... hopefully they'll change it but probably not unless there's a public uproar.
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>apple
LOLOL
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Jailbreak, save the sms file via SSH.

Or move to Android like I did...Finally I'm out of Apple's jail.
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