What is this screen?

Discussion in 'iPod touch' started by Ipodize, Oct 6, 2010.

  1. Ipodize macrumors member

    Ipodize

    #1
    OK, so I was looking around an app using my iPod Touch 4G and I noticed a "Send SMS" button. Now, I knew that the iPod couldn't send an SMS, but I just pressed the button to see what would happen. So this weird screen popped up (see attached screenshot). When I quit it I tried to find it in the multitasking bar, but it wasn't there. I think it's some remnant of the SMS functionality in the iPhone, but I'm not sure. Does anyone know what it really is?

    EDIT: I just tried it again and I can't open the multitasking bar while this screen is showing. Also, it quits by itself after 10 secs.
     

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  2. supermassive macrumors regular

    supermassive

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    #2
    Where exactly did you look and where did you notice that button?

    Maybe some remnants of an iPhone-restore?
     
  3. Ipodize thread starter macrumors member

    Ipodize

    #3
    I was messing around with this QR (Quick Response) code scanning app, and tried a sample QR code that told the device to send an SMS to the number 12345678901 (which wouldn't work). And I haven't got an iPhone, but I wouldn't mind one! ;)
     
  4. sam8940 macrumors newbie

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    #4
    I was also able to replacate this also with that qr code app and a generated qr code from my computer. Facetext anyone?:cool:
     
  5. Intell macrumors P6

    Intell

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    #5
    My guess is that this is the iOS 4 built-in feature that allows apps to send SMS.
     
  6. battlekid macrumors regular

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    ITS THE WORLD BLOWING UP! No, it's a software glitch.
     

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