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Old Nov 24, 2012, 12:01 PM   #1
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Texting to more than 1 person

i have iphone running 6.0.1 (or whatever the most current is).. if i send a text to more than one person (who has an iPhone):

can they see the text went to other people?
can they see each other replies?

i was told by a friend yes to both... i was also told by android person that android people can't see the text went to others and that they can't see replies.
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Old Nov 24, 2012, 12:04 PM   #2
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i have iphone running 6.0.1 (or whatever the most current is).. if i send a text to more than one person (who has an iPhone):

can they see the text went to other people?
can they see each other replies?

i was told by a friend yes to both... i was also told by android person that android people can't see the text went to others and that they can't see replies.
If all iOS then all can see the txts and continue on the same group txt msjs
If a normal phone gets the txt he/she would reply back and you would receive it at a separate new individual txt from that specific person instead of the group txt msjs.
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Old Nov 24, 2012, 12:05 PM   #3
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If both people have iPhones with iMessage on then the texts would be in a iMessage group conversation where the other person can see that the third person is also receiving these messages. If either person doesn't have an iPhone or doesn't have iMessage then no one except you would be able to see who else you texted the message to.
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Old Nov 24, 2012, 12:07 PM   #4
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Yes those are both true.

With Android, when a user receives the initial group message they can see that it was sent to other people. However, when others in the group reply, it shows up as an individual message.

ie:
Bill send out a group message to John(iPhone) Bob(android) and Sue(iPhone)

Everyone in that group gets the message and sees that it went to a group

John and Sue can reply back and the see each others replies and the conversation stays in the group on Messages

Bob can see when people reply, but the replies show up in the form of an individual text from John, a text from Bill and a text from Sue. Which makes it VERY difficult to participate in a group convo.
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Old Nov 24, 2012, 12:24 PM   #5
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I remember when I got my first iPhone (4s), it's was new years just a few min past midnight and I got a text that later I learned it was a huge grp message.. I replayed back and started getting text from all over the place.. lol
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Old Nov 24, 2012, 12:39 PM   #6
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I remember when I got my first iPhone (4s), it's was new years just a few min past midnight and I got a text that later I learned it was a huge grp message.. I replayed back and started getting text from all over the place.. lol

thats exactly what i am afriad will happen.. <nervous giggle>

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If both people have iPhones with iMessage on then the texts would be in a iMessage group conversation where the other person can see that the third person is also receiving these messages. If either person doesn't have an iPhone or doesn't have iMessage then no one except you would be able to see who else you texted the message to.
ugh lets complicate things more LOL.. can i turn off imessaging?

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Yes those are both true.

With Android, when a user receives the initial group message they can see that it was sent to other people. However, when others in the group reply, it shows up as an individual message.

ie:
Bill send out a group message to John(iPhone) Bob(android) and Sue(iPhone)

Everyone in that group gets the message and sees that it went to a group

John and Sue can reply back and the see each others replies and the conversation stays in the group on Messages

Bob can see when people reply, but the replies show up in the form of an individual text from John, a text from Bill and a text from Sue. Which makes it VERY difficult to participate in a group convo.
oh so basically everyone can see everything its just a question of group replies or individual "windows"

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ohhh wait ok i ge it now LOL
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Unless constantly communicating with the same group is necessary, I recommend deleting group texts after they are read. This prevents the occasional reply that was intended for only one recipient.
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