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    Default This prompt made me furious

    OK I'm sure its got a simple answer but during a lengthy conversation via text this kept popping up...(often

    "messaging is sending a large number of messages: Do you want to allow this app to continue sending messages?" Allow/Deny

    I couldn't find an obvious kill switch for it in the settings, and changing the “messages allowed per conversation" did not seem to have an impact. It was increasingly annoying tho, so if anyone can help Id appreciate it.

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    Default Re: This prompt made me furious

    its a feature google build in to jelly bean. this was implemented because few rouge(or virus) apps send 100's of message from the phone without the user knowing it.
    they included this check to make sure these apps don't abuse the messaging. unfortunately it cannot be disabled at this time.
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    I just got it and find annoying as hell. I rely on sending mass texts to clients.



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    Default Re: This prompt made me furious

    You can send 100 per hour, per app before this is called. It's hard-coded into the source, but if you're rooted it's fairly easy to fix.

    Code:
    sqlite3 /data/data/com.android.providers.settings/databases/settings.db
    
    sqlite> INSERT INTO gservices (name, value) VALUES
    ('sms_outgoing_check_interval_ms', 0);
    will shut it off, but you do need to be root and have the sqlite3 binary in your path.
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    Default Re: This prompt made me furious

    Quote Originally Posted by Jerry Hildenbrand View Post
    You can send 100 per hour, per app before this is called. It's hard-coded into the source, but if you're rooted it's fairly easy to fix.

    Code:
    sqlite3 /data/data/com.android.providers.settings/databases/settings.db
    
    sqlite> INSERT INTO gservices (name, value) VALUES
    ('sms_outgoing_check_interval_ms', 0);
    will shut it off, but you do need to be root and have the sqlite3 binary in your path.
    I have no idea what you just said, but thank you for the response and the specificity lol.

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    Quote Originally Posted by soma4society View Post
    I have no idea what you just said, but thank you for the response and the specificity lol.

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    Jerry said basically that if your phone is as is, you can send 100 texts per hour before that warning is triggered. One text is one message sent to one recipient. So if you send a group msg to 15 people, that counts as 15 texts.

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    Default Re: This prompt made me furious

    Yeah I've seen other threads on other sites complaining about this too and there is no way to disable it on a stock device. I think it's an excellent idea on Google's part to put this in, but they do need to let you adjust the threshold or outright disable it in settings if you wish.
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    Quote Originally Posted by karmamule View Post
    Yeah I've seen other threads on other sites complaining about this too and there is no way to disable it on a stock device. I think it's an excellent idea on Google's part to put this in, but they do need to let you adjust the threshold or outright disable it in settings if you wish.
    Yes. I understand and empathize with the rationale behind it, but even a little user adjustment ability/control would be nice. The threshold seems inordinately low to me in a text heavy world such as ours?

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    100 texts an hour is low to you???

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    Quote Originally Posted by gone down south View Post
    100 texts an hour is low to you???

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    Exactly what I just thought. That's more than a text per minute, almost 2 per minute as a matter of fact.


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    Default Re: This prompt made me furious

    Quote Originally Posted by yfan View Post
    Exactly what I just thought. That's more than a text per minute, almost 2 per minute as a matter of fact.


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    But if you are group testing to 20 people it's only 5 texts an hour.

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    Quote Originally Posted by badbrad17 View Post
    But if you are group testing to 20 people it's only 5 texts an hour.

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    Bingo.

    I am often doing group texts due to work, though in smaller numbers than 20. The limit is not that hard to hit. And once you've bumped up against it, *any other* texts you send (even if u start a new conversation) will also still trigger the warning.

    Under normal circumstances (ie, one on one texting) its harder to hit the limit. But I've done it a few times there too. Mea culpa. I text a lot lol.

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    Quote Originally Posted by soma4society View Post
    I have no idea what you just said, but thank you for the response and the specificity lol.

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    you are actually inserting a row in to the settings database using sqllite3
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    Quote Originally Posted by badbrad17 View Post
    But if you are group testing to 20 people it's only 5 texts an hour.
    True, but since the goal is to prevent spam, it is also true that the more people in a group message, the more likely a message is to be spam. If the texting is for work purposes, I'd suggest using an app that works over data and sports group messaging to avoid this issue.


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    Quote Originally Posted by yfan View Post
    True, but since the goal is to prevent spam, it is also true that the more people in a group message, the more likely a message is to be spam. If the texting is for work purposes, I'd suggest using an app that works over data and sports group messaging to avoid this issue.


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    that's a good idea. Go sms pro has a data option built in. Or what's app.

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    Default Re: This prompt made me furious

    Two surprising things in this thread:

    1. People still use SMS
    2. All settings are stored in SQLite

    Good to know.
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    Of course people still use SMS, geez. Time to get out of your little online bubble world, the vast majority of people don't use special programs, they just text each other.
    Texts are universal, don't require special permissions or programs to be installed, and don't require the receiver to do anything but have a phone.
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    Quote Originally Posted by gone down south View Post
    Of course people still use SMS, geez. Time to get out of your little online bubble world, the vast majority of people don't use special programs, they just text each other.
    Texts are universal, don't require special permissions or programs to be installed, and don't require the receiver to do anything but have a phone.
    Oh I'm so confused I thought sms was texting. Even my cell phone bill calls it sms and mms.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gone down south View Post
    Of course people still use SMS, geez. Time to get out of your little online bubble world, the vast majority of people don't use special programs, they just text each other.
    Texts are universal, don't require special permissions or programs to be installed, and don't require the receiver to do anything but have a phone.
    most people I know just text. A few use BBM and what's app, but most just text now with all the unlimited packages.

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    Quote Originally Posted by soma4society View Post
    I have no idea what you just said, but thank you for the response and the specificity lol.

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    Quote Originally Posted by soma4society View Post
    Bingo.

    I am often doing group texts due to work, though in smaller numbers than 20. The limit is not that hard to hit. And once you've bumped up against it, *any other* texts you send (even if u start a new conversation) will also still trigger the warning.

    Under normal circumstances (ie, one on one texting) its harder to hit the limit. But I've done it a few times there too. Mea culpa. I text a lot lol.

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    jerry said 100 messages per hour per app so maybe you can toggle between a few different messaging apps (would get annoying but maybe less annoying than that popup)
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    Quote Originally Posted by Burhan Khalid View Post
    Two surprising things in this thread:

    1. People still use SMS
    2. All settings are stored in SQLite

    Good to know.
    in the USA every one texts via SMS. in other countries where they do not have unlimited text message packages as standard, every one is compelled to use apps like whatsapp so they do not have to pay per text.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dr0me View Post
    in the USA every one texts via SMS. in other countries where they do not have unlimited text message packages as standard, every one is compelled to use apps like whatsapp so they do not have to pay per text.
    makes sense

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    USA has nothing on Asia with sms. 6 years ago I was in Philippines people text on T9 without looking at the phone.

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    Quote Originally Posted by vietalogy View Post
    USA has nothing on Asia with sms. 6 years ago I was in Philippines people text on T9 without looking at the phone.

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    once again Canada doesn't rate

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