Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.




343 posts

Ultimate Geek


# 17609 4-Dec-2007 09:06
Send private message

I have an old Nokia 2280 on Telecom Pre-Pay, but perhaps this is relevant to more than just this particular phone...

When my phone has no space for new text messages, and I someone sends me a SMS, my phone displays "No space for new messages" on the screen. Obviously the network has somehow 'pinged' the phone to let it know there is a new SMS, and the phone then communicates to me that it is full, so it can't receive this message. Fair enough.

My question is - what happens after this? When I get this "No space..." message on screen, I usually free some space up straight away, but the past few times this happened I never receive the SMS. Actually, I can't remember if I ever have.

Does the Telecom network continue to 'ping' the phone every so often until the SMS is received, or does it think the message has been delivered, and never try again? I'm interested to know how this communication works for CDMA SMS delivery.

(Oh, and I don't need anyone to remind me to just "keep space free for new messages" to avoid the problem - my question is more about how the network works in this situation - I'm not annoyed with the behavior, more curious.)

Cheers,

Ash

EDIT: OK, so I should have searched the forum first, and I would have found this thread. I'm still curious though, this must mean my phone sends some kind of 'message received' confirmation back to the network, even though it can't display the message?

Create new topic
1693 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted

  # 98168 4-Dec-2007 09:54
Send private message

Telecom have this bad habit of seemingly binning messages when your phone is full, very annoying.

Vodafone on the other hand seem to queue them.

:edit: that's a good tip about overwriting sent items, i've just changed my phone to do this.



343 posts

Ultimate Geek


  # 98172 4-Dec-2007 10:13
Send private message

Yeah, I was also really pleased when I found the tip about message overwriting - I didn't realize I could do that...

Create new topic



Twitter and LinkedIn »



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

LG Electronics begins distributing the G8X THINQ
Posted 24-Oct-2019 10:58


Arlo unveils its first video doorbell
Posted 21-Oct-2019 08:27


New Zealand students shortlisted for James Dyson Award
Posted 21-Oct-2019 08:18


Norton LifeLock Launches Norton 360
Posted 21-Oct-2019 08:11


Microsoft New Zealand Partner Awards results
Posted 18-Oct-2019 10:18


Logitech introduces new Made for Google keyboard and mouse devices
Posted 16-Oct-2019 13:36


MATTR launches to accelerate decentralised identity
Posted 16-Oct-2019 10:28


Vodafone X-Squad powers up for customers
Posted 16-Oct-2019 08:15


D Link ANZ launches EXO Smart Mesh Wi Fi Routers with McAfee protection
Posted 15-Oct-2019 11:31


Major Japanese retailer partners with smart New Zealand technology IMAGR
Posted 14-Oct-2019 10:29


Ola pioneers one-time passcode feature to fight rideshare fraud
Posted 14-Oct-2019 10:24


Spark Sport new home of NZC matches from 2020
Posted 10-Oct-2019 09:59


Meet Nola, Noel Leeming's new digital employee
Posted 4-Oct-2019 08:07


Registrations for Sprout Accelerator open for 2020 season
Posted 4-Oct-2019 08:02


Teletrac Navman welcomes AI tech leader Jens Meggers as new President
Posted 4-Oct-2019 07:41



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.


Support Geekzone »

Our community of supporters help make Geekzone possible. Click the button below to join them.

Support Geezone on PressPatron



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.