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Set a reminder to reply to a text message on the iPhone
Authored by: VesperDEM on May 01, '09 10:44:22PM

@Izzard: eclpmb is correct. If the SMS message is short (displayable in the dialog), then it won't show the count in the SMS app icon. However, if the message doesn't fit in the dialog, then when the dialog is closed, there will be a 1 in the SMS app icon (assuming there wasn't a number in it to start with).

I tested this with two TXT messages I sent myself. One was very short "testing" and the other was very long (the original hint and my first comment).

Every text message I have ever received has been long enough to add to the number in the icon as opposed to all fitting in the dialog that lets you know an SMS has arrived. So I never saw that short messages were not kept "unread".

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