iPhone Spotlight is not searching pre Update to iOS7 SMSs?

Discussion in 'iOS 7' started by warmingup, Sep 20, 2013.

  1. macrumors newbie

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    Jul 11, 2007
    #1
    Is it just me? I upgraded a few days ago to 7 on my iPhone 5 and now spotlight only searches SMSs sent or received since the upgrade.

    Nothing from the pre update SMS Data appears to be indexed.


    Can a few of the good readers test and post their experiences in this regard?


    Thanks,



    Warmingup
     
  2. thread starter macrumors newbie

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    Jul 11, 2007
    #2
    Could some person please test on their phone and report back?
     
  3. macrumors regular

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    Aug 11, 2012
    #3
    I just did a search for "Simpsons" and it got three entries sent well before the upgrade
     
  4. 2IS
    macrumors 68030

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    #4
    A friend of mine is having the same issues, but I did a similar test as above and it's working fine for me.
     
  5. thread starter macrumors newbie

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    Jul 11, 2007
    #5
    Thanks for testing for me.....


    My wife's iPhone 5 is also not accessing the old SMS data...


    Hopefully the ears at Cupertino are onto it and revision 7.1 restores this very handy search tool....I use it nearly everyday!


    Regards,



    Warmingup
     

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