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  1. lammy8's Avatar
    It's the enhanced messages option. One colour will determine it was sent via standard SMS whereas the other will show it's been sent through the internet instead. Tap on each colour and see which one says delivered
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    05-15-2016 05:47 AM
  2. Rose4uKY's Avatar
    Tetxra was always my favorite after using Handcent forever. But I didn't like having to be on mobile data and stuff not sending on wifi cause at work I had no good signal. I am on Sprint but I am fine with the regular messaging app that came with the phone. As long as I can have different sounds for people that text and I like the popup[ preview at the top I am good. I only used the others cause of the colored envelopes and making my own notification sound for each individual person so I am good now. But I used to get a yellowish orange/ pink flashing LED and I haven't seen it in a while. Never new what it was from now I only see green or blue flashing. I use Tweecaster Pro and it lets you pick a color but not many to choose from but mine is red so I get red for that. I forgot.
    Messages+ is superior to Textra... Love that texts go over WiFi...
    05-15-2016 12:04 PM
  3. ShiningStar353's Avatar
    The texts I send are normally green and sometimes yellow (normally after long series of messages quickly). The messages from others are purple or light blue (long series). It makes me wonder if it didn't go through. I wonder if the background we pick affects it? Still reading down hoping to find the answer.
    06-16-2016 04:00 PM
  4. ShiningStar353's Avatar
    Makes sense. Thanks!
    06-16-2016 04:01 PM
  5. Samzon6811's Avatar
    Here is an example of color text with regular color text messages

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    07-21-2016 11:16 AM
  6. mcgeorge36's Avatar
    Ive never heard of "enhanced messages". Is that a carrier specific thing?
    07-21-2016 08:31 PM
  7. chanchan05's Avatar
    Ive never heard of "enhanced messages". Is that a carrier specific thing?
    It's a setting in the built in SMS app. It's a new feature on Samsung phones I think.
    07-22-2016 03:10 AM
  8. mcgeorge36's Avatar
    I think i read somewhere that it's not in Verizon... 😢
    07-22-2016 11:11 AM
  9. YMarkY's Avatar
    Same here I used Handcent forever and now Textra always on my HTC M9. I love it! But now I am kind of liking the stock one on this Edge. I love how I change a theme and it changes and my keyboard changes. But my main thing with Textra and Handcent was the colored envelopes at the top for people and a special notification tone for each person which I just was told I can do on the stock app here. Well my friend with a Note 5 showed me where to go to set up a special notification for people and it didn't work I only hear the standard texting one I thought under contacts. I could set up a ringtone and a notification tone so I am going to use this for a bit and see how I like it even though I did download Textra and I may use it now. But I set my friends texting tone to something and it didn't work so maybe it can't be done in the stock app. I like how you can set a favorite at the top if the stock texting app too.

    Edit: Turns out it worked I went under contacts and not only can you set a ringtone you can set a notification tone for someone. I just didn't save it and now it works. But I have my own ringtones and notfications in a folder on my old sd card I am hoping they show up when I go to select under contacts. My old phone would show me different things android and zedge and something else. But i had to reset my M9 and it didn't show my own ones anymore.
    I can't get Textra to have different notifications on a "contact" basis. Can't get the stock message app to do it either. This is on an Edge S7. Both apps only seem to use the default.
    07-25-2016 01:01 PM
  10. Bill Murry's Avatar
    Its not random. It only when you do two texts at the same time. And yes, it's annoying as hell because you can't read it as well.
    08-09-2016 08:26 AM
  11. Tems_waaka01's Avatar
    I currently have the same problem on my note 5. If one person were to text me multiple times, the first txt message I receive is black but the second message is light blue and vice versa, except my second txt will be yellow.
    Did you ever figure out why this is happening? How do I change it? Its annoying cos sometimes I can't read the incoming message. I have to copy and paste else where just to read it..
    10-03-2016 03:36 AM
  12. Kathy Martinez1's Avatar
    OK so I went back to default and it seems as if all my messages are standard light blue and yellow... I guess this is why everyone was telling me to use an outside app..and it was the theme switching back and forth in color. So now it does suckered to have just have the option of blue and yellow text.

    I have always had a theme on my previous "S" models so I never paid attention to the text colorway. But when I had an S6 edge you could at least pick between a few the text bar schemes...I guess that feature is now gone... so mystery solved. I was beating myself up for my own theme

    Posted via the Android Central App
    Omg thank you so much for this... I was having the same problem and didn't understand why the background of certain text would get a yellow or green background color while others remained the same. I switched the theme from igalaxy to default and it went back to normal..now just have to get used to the old theme. Thank you!
    10-17-2016 04:25 PM
  13. JOC2016's Avatar
    I don't know if it is of any help, but in the default message app you can click 'more' then settings, then backgrounds and you get some different options for background colours. That said, I use what comes as standard and it doesn't wreck my day. I've also noticed some colour changes if messages fail to be sent.
    10-17-2016 11:17 PM
  14. nndlb123's Avatar
    Blue is you
    Yellow is standard SMS
    Green is enhanced SMS
    10-18-2016 05:02 AM
  15. John Farabaugh's Avatar
    I have been sending text messages and some messages turn yellow or light blue. Does anyone know what the color change indicates

    Even received messages turn colors
    Yes,,i had same problem. Found a post from Samsung that the other user is using a chat service like imessage or message+. Therefore show in different color
    11-21-2016 03:10 AM
  16. sweetypie31's Avatar
    I can't get Textra to have different notifications on a "contact" basis. Can't get the stock message app to do it either. This is on an Edge S7. Both apps only seem to use the default.
    On textra if you have to click on a person who's already in a conversation with you and then click the down facing arrow at the top. A menu we come up. Click on customize this conversation. Then scroll down to notification. Pick whatever tone you want to use. On the stock app go to contacts. Pick a person then click edit. Scroll down click on more and that's where you will see the option to pick a ring tone for calls and messages.
    11-21-2016 10:45 AM
  17. j3nnif3r_n's Avatar
    I have android for few years now and newly purchased samsung galaxy 7. Using the standard text (not an app), I am aware of the blue and yellow colour from the sender and receiver. However, what if it's blue and GREEN colour ? Some text I send to - my reply is in green but some of my reply still in Yellow.
    What does the GREEN reply means?
    Thank you.
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    02-16-2017 06:30 PM
  18. B. Diddy's Avatar
    I have android for few years now and newly purchased samsung galaxy 7. Using the standard text (not an app), I am aware of the blue and yellow colour from the sender and receiver. However, what if it's blue and GREEN colour ? Some text I send to - my reply is in green but some of my reply still in Yellow.
    What does the GREEN reply means?
    Thank you.
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    Welcome to Android Central! Look at post 39 in this thread.
    02-17-2017 01:48 AM
  19. j3nnif3r_n's Avatar
    Hi, I sensed it was sort of enhanced SMS but how and why?? Most are still in Yellow but 2 of people on my list is turning green when I reply to those 2 people only. It could be because they're in my favorites - but one of them is not on my favorite list.
    02-19-2017 10:35 PM
  20. B. Diddy's Avatar
    See if this helps: Use Enhanced Messaging - Samsung Galaxy S7 edge User Guide

    I don't use enhanced messaging, so I don't know too many details about it.
    02-19-2017 10:44 PM
  21. jdisney88's Avatar
    I have been sending text messages and some messages turn yellow or light blue. Does anyone know what the color change indicates

    Even received messages turn colors

    One color means it's a chat (sent over wifi) and the other color means it's a text ( sent over mibile data)
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    03-10-2017 11:03 AM
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