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Messaging and templates

Does anyone know if there's a facility within the messaging app on a Samsung Galaxy S3 to allow use of templates, similar to the Nokia system?

 

I presume the info is not in the Galaxy manual, as it's an app, not the phone itself?

 

With the old Nokia, I'm able to save 'special' messages, such as "Just arrived" or "Sorry will be late" for almost instant recall. Saves a lot of time entering text! I'd like to be able to do that on the Galaxy.

 

I realise that it may be my fault and a learning curve, but so far I can't figure a method.

 

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Re: Messaging and templates

Text templates can be found by pressing menu (in the message app) and then text templates. You can add your own or edit the default ones. To use templates, go to compose a message and press menu, then add text, a menu pops up allowing you to select text templates from there.
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@MI5 wrote:
Text templates can be found by pressing menu (in the message app) and then text templates. You can add your own or edit the default ones. To use templates, go to compose a message and press menu, then add text, a menu pops up allowing you to select text templates from there.

Slight difference in method but it works like a charm, thanks. Smiley Happy

 

After pressing Menu, I had to press Settings before I got to Text Templates to edit them.

 

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I have set Message Receipts to On, but they don't seem to be working. The old Vodafone service used this, does O2 provide the same service?

 

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O2 don't support text receipts unless you type *0# at the start of your message.
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Anonymous
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Re: Messaging and templates

Bit of a pain, but it works, thanks. My wife's grateful too. Smiley Happy

 

Anonymous
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Re: Messaging and templates

Hi MI5
Do you know how to do this on an Glaxay S2?
I don't have the same options as the S3.
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@Anonymous wrote:
Hi MI5
Do you know how to do this on an Glaxay S2?
I don't have the same options as the S3.
Thanks
I don't think so, not in the stock message app, but you could try using Go SMS off play https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.jb.gosms&feature=nav_result#?t=W251bGwsMSwyLDNd
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Thanks I'll take a look and stop trying to find something that isn't there!
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