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Droid 2 Receiving Duplicate Texts

post #1 of 11
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Hey guys, I've tried googling this problem and haven't found much help. My Droid 2 constantly gets duplicate texts from people, it doesn't seem to be relegated to a specific carrier or someone running android or not, so I'm pretty sure it's my phone.
Typically I'll receive most texts twice, sometimes three times, even 5 times occasionally. Any ideas on what is causing this and how to fix it?
post #2 of 11
List your installed apps.
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post #3 of 11
Power down phone, remove battery. Should fix the issue. Installed apps don't matter, only thing I could see as a potential issue is using ChompSMS or Handcent.

If not perform a hard reset:
http://www.technipages.com/droid-2-hard-reset.html
You will need your Google email address and password.
Edited by bluedevil - 1/8/11 at 1:56pm
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post #4 of 11
I think a third party app is causing this.
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post #5 of 11
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I'll try powering down and removing the battery to see if it fixes it. I will also list the applications I have installed.
Flash Player
ColorNote
Reddit is fun
Battery Indicator
WootWatcher
Facebook
Barcode Scanner
Rage Faces
V CAST Song ID
LiftPro
Angry Birds
WhatsApp
JEFIT
Lookout
Market
Advanced Task Manager
Pandora
TeslaLED

Edit: These are in addition to the crap that comes pre-installed.
post #6 of 11
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I just tried the battery removal after restart. That did not fix the issue.
post #7 of 11
Hard reset it.
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post #8 of 11
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Ugh. I was hoping I didn't have to do this... I lose all my texts, applications, etc.?
post #9 of 11
Someone research those apps. Something might have access to text messages, possibly causing duplicates. I don't have time right now, else I would. If it's an app, uninstalling that app will fix his issue.
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post #10 of 11
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Possibly rage faces, when I select a picture it creates a new text message. I'll uninstall and see.
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