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Messenger text update
jodster70
Member

With the new update to my messager for text it now show an unread message rigjt above the message. How can i make it go away permanently it is vwry annoying to see.

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Re: Messenger text update
winemanlori
Member

I believe you can turn this feature off in your message settings. I found "settings" on the upper left drop down Bar on the screen. Go to "advanced" at the bottom of the menu and it should be under app settings. I shut mine off as well.

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Re: Messenger text update
winemanlori
Member

I agree, I'm very annoyed with the new update. It updated without my permission and I find the "unread message" above the new text to be unnecessary. How do I turn this feature off?

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Re: Messenger text update
SteveSox23
Member

I do NOT want anyone to see if I've read or not read a text. Sorry, just a privacy thing. Is there a way to change it?

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Re: Messenger text update
winemanlori
Member

I believe you can turn this feature off in your message settings. I found "settings" on the upper left drop down Bar on the screen. Go to "advanced" at the bottom of the menu and it should be under app settings. I shut mine off as well.

Re: Messenger text update
yarelim_vzw
Verizon Employee

We never like to hear that our customers are not enjoying the new updates to our applications, Our goal is to help make things easier. jodster70​ , at this time the Verizon Messenger app is functioning as intended. The "Unread Messages" notification will only go away once the messages have been read.

As for getting read rid of "Read Receipts" as winemanlori​ mentioned, you will need to go into Settings which is located in the upper left had corner of the Verizon Messages App. Once there, you have the option to unselect "Send Read Receipts".

Keep us posted if you have any additional questions

yarelim_vzw

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Re: Messenger text update
Snickerdoodles

Biggest gripe is I can't see when the message was sent. It doesn't swipe over to show the sent time,  and still shows unread after I read the message.

I just don't understand why there would be an "unread" bar wasting screen space on the text screen.  It's not like I can open the text message... I'm already looking at it.  It's annoying and strange.

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Re: Messenger text update
Snickerdoodles

I'm having trouble finding this. Though I customised a couple other features life the default glympse share time... Thanks

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