SMS Issue on HD7 Caused by NoDo?
There has been discussion on multiple sites surrounding the issue with the HTC HD7 and text messaging, where outgoing messages are failing to send and the irritating "Cannot send message. Try again" alert is constantly popping up. Is this a device issues (possibly caused by NoDo) or is it signal/carrier related?
Hard to tell really, I have experienced this problem numerous times on my Omnia 7 before and after the NoDo update, which is entirely down to signal not being strong enough (anything above one bar will work) - simply holding the device higher up in the air or walking around normally fixes the problem (Three network has very good coverage generally). Several members over at the XNA Developers forum have voiced rants and complaints about texts not sending:
It could be a freak coincidence that the problem occurred after NoDo was installed, or it could well be the cause. One member in the thread contacted HTC and apparently received the following response:
Makes sense really, if they've tried to reproduce the text messaging problem but failed then one would assume that it would possibly be down to signal strength or a freak occurrence. However, the forum thread quoted above has users on multiple networks, in different countries. Some suggestions have included turning 3G off should you have a weak connection or waiting until the text has successfully sent before closing the app. What do you think, have you experienced this issue on a HD7 or another WP7 device?
Source: XNA Developers, via: WMPU
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