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    Angry Messaging App Keeps Crashing

    my stock messaging app keeps closing and crashing after I send one text and now I can't see any messages and I really don't want to have use a 3rd party app for my texts.. HELP!!
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    Default Re: Messaging App Keeps Crashing

    WHY don't you want to use a 3rd party app? Handcent is better in every respect, and it's free.

    Anyway, try going into the Application manager, scroll right to get to the All tab, tap on the messaging app, and clear data and clear cache. This will probably delete your test history, but will also probably resolve your problem.
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    Go sms

    Sent from my Samsung galaxy s3 running AOKP 4.2.2

    No,you did not misread that
    Android is a tune up sports car with custom interior, sound system, and IOS is a stock model benz

    I use Android, because unlike IOS, i keep my apps in app drawers, and not infinitely cluttered homescreens
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    Have you tried clearing the App Data?
    Could be caused by a bad SMS thread.
    You might want to backup your SMS first then see if it still crashes.
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    This is driving me crazy.

    Every time I'm half way through typing a text the sceen just disappears and I have to go back in the app and try and type again. And more often than not it repeatedly just crashes.

    Makes me want to smash the Galaxy against my wall. Sometimes, just sometimes, I do miss my old iPhone.
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    I don't understand the reluctance to use a 3rd party messaging app. There are several excellent ones available...FREE. There's GO SMS Pro and Handcent to name just two excellent choices. I've used GO SMS Pro since I've been an Android user, and have never been disappointed nor had any problems...never used the stock Messaging app. GO SMS Pro is extremely customizable and easy to use. I've never used Handcent, but it also gets very high ratings from users (meyerweb for example). These apps have been around for years. They're very reliable and are kept up-to-date on a very regular basis. I strongly recommend at least trying either/both of these, then make a decision. IMHO
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    Default Re: Messaging App Keeps Crashing

    Zach, are you asking for help, or just venting? If you're looking for help, tell us what, if anything, you might have already tried.

    As a first step, try going into the application manager and clearing cache for the messaging app. If that doesn't do it, clear data. You will lose all your existing text threads if you clear data.
    PLEASE, when asking for help provide as much information as possible. We can't help unless we know what the symptoms are and what you did before they began.

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    I was wanting some advice, but after reading the post above I've been using Go SMS since yesterday and this seems to be working fine. I had never tried these before as just assumed they'd be full of spam or dependant on internet connection like whatsapp. But so far so good...
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    Default Re: Messaging App Keeps Crashing

    You might wan to try Handcent, too. I find it smoother and cleaner than Go. They're both more capable than the stock app, though.
    PLEASE, when asking for help provide as much information as possible. We can't help unless we know what the symptoms are and what you did before they began.

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    Haven't seen anything back from the OP. Hopefully, his question was answered.

    *Listen up people: If you ask for advice, post some feedback or just say Thanks. Otherwise, anyone taking the time to try to help you won't know if their advice/solution worked.
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