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Receiving double text notifications
SUZGOODNIGHT
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I get a notification of receiving two (2) text messages for every one (1) I actually do receive.  How do I stop this?  Only one new message actually appears.

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vzw_customer_support
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SUZGOODNIGHT, I can only begin to understand how frustrating it would be to constantly receive duplicate text notifications. We're here to help. Are you using the default text message app or Message+? Do both notifications go away once the text is opened? Are any other applications or notifications experiencing errors?

 

MelissaP_VZW
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SUZGOODNIGHT
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I am using Message+.  It started suddenly.  Yes, both notifications go away once I open the message.  All else is working fine.

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Ann154
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You probably need to set one text message application to the default messaging application and disable the other text message application installed.

I'm most definitely NOT a VZW employee. If a post answered your question, please mark it as the answer.

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vzw_customer_support
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SUZGOODNIGHT, thanks for confirming what messaging app you were using. Ann154 is correct we want to make sure your Verizon Messages (Message+) app is the default messaging app. To check that this is the case, you'll use these instructions: https://www.verizonwireless.com/support/knowledge-base-216719/

 

Make sure VZ Messages/Message+ is the default messaging app. Once that's done, see if one of your contacts can send you a text. This will test and let us know if that double notification occurs. Let us know what you find.

 

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vzw_customer_support
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SUZGOODNIGHT,

I thank you for your attempts. Not all applications can be removed. If this is an option, simply follow the following steps:

Apps; Settings; Application Manager; Message+

Also power your device off for at least 30 seconds, then have a friend send you a text. What happens?

KatiM_VZW
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