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If I use a third party messaging app, will text messages and calls still go into the online Verizon messaging app?
Adippold
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I would like to know if you put a texting app on your phone such as sideline will the text messages and calls still go to the online messaging app for verizon?

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Re: Apps and messaging
vzw_customer_support
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The short answer is no, Adippold. When you set up your preferred text app to be something other than Verizon Messages, then ...


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HI Adippold,

The messages will go to 1) the native app and the app you set as your 2) Default app.   I am not familiar with 'sideline' so try it out and see what happens.

-Alie@VerizonMessages

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vzw_customer_support
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The short answer is no, Adippold. When you set up your preferred text app to be something other than Verizon Messages, then ...


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Carriebrooks98

What if the app is only used sometimes. Can you switch back to the Verizon app for some messages?

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