Treo Pro (CDMA) gets official 2016-SMS time-stamp patch

And rounding up the dreaded SMS-2016 issue, whereby SMS messages come dated from the year 2016, is Palm with a nice patch for their CDMA Treo Pros on Sprint and Alltel.

The patch is a simple .cab file.  Just download, install and soft-reset and you should be good to go.

For those who want direct links to the .cabs, here you go.  Just click and download:

  • Sprint patch
  • Alltel  patch

Or browse to Palm's support page for Sprint or Alltel for more information.

[Thanks, lunigma, for noticing!]

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  • Why these companies are so careless about making things perfect? These kind of faults occur often with phones of many companies. Didn't they check these things before releasing the product?
  • Wow, it only took them 2 and a half months to fix! Nice going Palm!
  • Thanks for the update.. I wondered why I wasn't seeing the time on my text messages anymore (the year was hidden so didn't realize it was a bug)
  • I am thrilled to have this resolved.
    This has been very very frustrating!
    Thank you for making the fix so easy to find.
  • The patch is simple. Cab Just download, install and soft-reset and you should be ready to go.