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Re: Cell Phone Insiders
« Reply #3400 on: February 02, 2018, 01:34:25 PM »
if I were going to do it over again, after having my iphone x for a few weeks, id opt for the 8+ over the x

my experience with the x has been hamstrung though with the buggy as crap ios 11

In what ways?  I haven't really had any trouble.  An App has crashed a few times over the course of the last month, but it seems to work really well overall.
lots of app crashes, gets stuck in panoramic mode, apps won’t minimize

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Re: Cell Phone Insiders
« Reply #3401 on: February 10, 2018, 01:50:24 PM »
Is there a way to select people to block from texting you, while still allowing them to call you?  Verizon, samsung note 8.  T-Y.

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Re: Cell Phone Insiders
« Reply #3402 on: February 11, 2018, 06:18:50 AM »
Is there a way to select people to block from texting you, while still allowing them to call you?  Verizon, samsung note 8.  T-Y.
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Open a text message from them. Open the menu (three vertical dots on my Android). Open People and Options. Disable notifications.

The message will still be in your Inbox but you won't get any notification. I do it to my ex when she's ranting.

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Re: Cell Phone Insiders
« Reply #3403 on: February 11, 2018, 10:30:23 AM »
Is there a way to select people to block from texting you, while still allowing them to call you?  Verizon, samsung note 8.  T-Y.
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Open a text message from them. Open the menu (three vertical dots on my Android). Open People and Options. Disable notifications.

The message will still be in your Inbox but you won't get any notification. I do it to my ex when she's ranting.


Trim has been encouraged to use that feature for YEARS now.  Save your breath.

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Re: Cell Phone Insiders
« Reply #3404 on: February 11, 2018, 10:34:52 AM »
I already do that.  It's not good enough.

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Re: Cell Phone Insiders
« Reply #3405 on: February 11, 2018, 10:39:34 AM »
 It's actually in the Samsung UI.

https://www.digitaltrends.com/mobile/how-to-block-text-messages-in-ios-and-android/


[size=1.125rem]ON A SAMSUNG PHONELike on a Google phone, Samsung phones have two ways to block messages. One method involves opening Messages, then choosing the conversation that contains the contact you want to block. From there, tap the More icon, select Block number, and toggle Message block to “On.” Then, tap OK.[/size]
Alternatively, head to Messages > More > Settings. Tap Block messages to select the check box, then tap Block list. From here, manually enter the contact’s number and tap the ‘+’ sign, or choose from your inbox or contacts list. When you’ve entered all the numbers you want to block, tap the back arrow.[/size][/color]

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Re: Cell Phone Insiders
« Reply #3406 on: February 11, 2018, 10:49:02 AM »
Ah, I've been using the default verizon "messages+" app instead of the phone's text app.  Verizon's block does both texts and calls, not one or the other.  I'll have to see what negatives come w/using the samsung text app; I think the main one is that old texts won't sync to a new verizon phone if necessary.

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Re: Cell Phone Insiders
« Reply #3407 on: February 11, 2018, 11:14:05 AM »
Anyone have an iPhone x if so I am curious if it is worth getting if not, I'll just get the 8+

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Re: Cell Phone Insiders
« Reply #3408 on: February 11, 2018, 11:45:17 AM »
I just got the 8+. Previously had the 5s, and hadn’t thought the 6 or 7 was worth it.  I don’t think the 8 or X is either, but my 5s was dying.  I bought the bigger storage option on the 8+ just to help ensure I could use it longer and not worry about how much music and crap I had on it.

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Re: Cell Phone Insiders
« Reply #3409 on: February 12, 2018, 06:25:22 PM »
Ah, I've been using the default verizon "messages+" app instead of the phone's text app.  Verizon's block does both texts and calls, not one or the other.  I'll have to see what negatives come w/using the samsung text app; I think the main one is that old texts won't sync to a new verizon phone if necessary.

Tried this, no luck.  The Samsung thing is just like Verizon’s; if you block someone from texting, it blocks them from calling too.

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Re: Cell Phone Insiders
« Reply #3410 on: February 13, 2018, 05:56:06 AM »
You're going to have to let a different app manage text messages. Try Facebook Messenger or Google Hangouts.

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Re: Cell Phone Insiders
« Reply #3411 on: February 13, 2018, 08:32:46 AM »
You're going to have to let a different app manage text messages. Try Facebook Messenger or Google Hangouts.

I use Google Hangouts & Textra SMS

I know Textra allows me to 'blacklist' someone.

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Re: Cell Phone Insiders
« Reply #3412 on: February 13, 2018, 08:33:54 AM »
I just flipped FB Messenger to handling app. Text block works there too.

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Re: Cell Phone Insiders
« Reply #3413 on: February 13, 2018, 08:41:31 AM »
Recently “upgraded” from an iPhone 6s to an 8. It’s a tiny bit faster on some apps. Battery life is better but my old phone was wearing out. Otherwise I’ve not noticed any difference at all. The upgrade isn’t worth the money (work paid for mine).
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Re: Cell Phone Insiders
« Reply #3414 on: February 13, 2018, 08:43:55 AM »
Ugh, will block them and have them use my landline for emergency calls.

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Re: Cell Phone Insiders
« Reply #3415 on: February 13, 2018, 08:45:19 AM »
Anyone have an iPhone x if so I am curious if it is worth getting if not, I'll just get the 8+

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Re: Cell Phone Insiders
« Reply #3416 on: February 13, 2018, 08:52:25 AM »
Ugh, will block them and have them use my landline for emergency calls.
Landline? Damn Grandpa.

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Re: Cell Phone Insiders
« Reply #3417 on: February 13, 2018, 09:04:13 AM »
Ugh, will block them and have them use my landline for emergency calls.
Landline? Damn Grandpa.

Yes, a thing that can’t be texted.

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Re: Cell Phone Insiders
« Reply #3418 on: February 13, 2018, 09:21:00 AM »
Do you just get triggered seeing a text from this person to the point you can’t just delete it or ignore it?
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Re: Cell Phone Insiders
« Reply #3419 on: February 13, 2018, 09:50:27 AM »
Ugh, will block them and have them use my landline for emergency calls.
Landline? Damn Grandpa.

Yes, a thing that can’t be texted.


Have you looked into the Light Phone?  It's a minimalist cell phone that only makes calls.  It's meant to work in conjunction with your primary cell.  Would be better than a landline imo.


https://www.thelightphone.com/#lightphone

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Re: Cell Phone Insiders
« Reply #3420 on: February 13, 2018, 11:07:34 AM »
I have a home office, and like 6 different phone numbers across all sorts of tech platforms.  None are truly landlines, but one is what I call a landline in that it can only take calls and voicemails, even though I can field those calls and everything on my cell phone.  The important thing is that nobody could text that number a screenshot of what Nigel Johnson tweeted.

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Re: Cell Phone Insiders
« Reply #3421 on: February 13, 2018, 11:30:14 AM »
Now I want to know what Nigel tweeted.

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Re: Cell Phone Insiders
« Reply #3422 on: February 13, 2018, 11:40:54 AM »
Now I want to know what Nigel tweeted.

That exclusive information can only be had by being stuck in this rough ridin' text message chain or by looking at Nigel Johnson’s twitter.  But you’d need internet access for the latter.

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Re: Cell Phone Insiders
« Reply #3423 on: February 13, 2018, 11:41:39 AM »
I wanna know who screenshots and sends you stuff that often

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