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# 77670 20-Feb-2011 00:31
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Hi there. I've been using ChompSMS for since about 3 days after I got my Samsung Galaxy 3 (i5800) because Samsung themed the android SMS app, and now its sluggish and looks gross. is there a 3rd party app that I can use that has a theme similar to the stock sms app? I like the look of it more, no bubbles or anything, just modern and simple.




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  # 441562 20-Feb-2011 00:35
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Handcent has a number of themes and settings. Have you had a look to see if you can tweak that to look and work the way you want?

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  # 441582 20-Feb-2011 07:40
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I actually really like GO SMS. I used to use Handcent, but now GO is my SMS app of choice =D

 
 
 
 


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  # 441765 20-Feb-2011 22:15
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haakuturi: I actually really like GO SMS. I used to use Handcent, but now GO is my SMS app of choice =D


I second that.
I like that I can customise actions for individuals.  I have my girlfriend's texts make an audible beep, rapid vibrate, turn on screen and unlock phone whereas other people I don't have anything but a beep or just a single vibrate.  They also have their own coloured message notification so I can tell who has texted before opening it. For privacy U have it simply say "New Message" in the notification bar rather than the actual message.
For extra privacy you can set certain people's texts have no notifications except for a nondescript black square in the notification bar.

Totally customisable message screens, backgrounds, fonts colours etc. I used to use chomp but found it flaky, Go SMS is much better.

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  # 441772 20-Feb-2011 22:38
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Found an edited version of handcent that was the free version but with more themes, one that looks exactly like the default app. Much faster than the default one I have now, covered in samsungs customisations and what not. Thanks for your help guys.




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