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Less inbox capacity.

Only few messge received and it says full inbox while only 18 message received

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  • xmax Sep 23, 2008

    my celphone is N73 and my sim when i bought can save 250 messages, when i prefer sim as my storage or my phone as storage..only 18 messages can be saved...please help me whats wrong with 8..tanx

  • xmax Sep 23, 2008

    no coz my sim can store 250 msgs..any other way why it says full when it has only saved 18 mgs.tanx

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    ralph navarro May 11, 2010

    It may depend on the sim or the network provider u are using........or it could be the 18 messages u are having,it might be too large that consume the space for new messages. Anyway tell your phone unit so that i could helpyou further.

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Isn't it the phonebook memory that can save up to 250 entries?
If it's the sim, what you have to do is transfer all important items to a different storage like phone numbers,emails,etc. Then delete all the entries in your sim and in your phone. Like a clean-up,next is insert our sim again and observe the performance of SMS memory, U better avoid downloads this time to see the problem.

The sim's SMS memory also depends on the phone you are currently using with your sim cause your phone might can't support such storage though it is a new unit.
Like for example if u'll use that sim to an old phone,the SMS memory will be limited.
U must also consider that new phones reserves less memory for messages than for the new application features. And 1 more thing,some phones has multiple inboxes up to 3 so the storage could be devided to 3 too. Check on that also.
There might be hidden files on your phone so better reset it.

Posted on Sep 24, 2008

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    ralph navarro Sep 25, 2008

    Try this trick,this might work for your phone:



    Trick to save your SMS and saving more space for your inbox.



    For those of you who don't use FAR to increase the SMS capacity, I got a good tip for you guys.
    Maybe you already know, but it might be helpfull for those who don't know yet.

    If you can't store anymore SMS's on your phone, run My Phone Explorer, upload your SMS's, select all of them by pressing CTRL+A and then right click; save as website on Memory Stick. You can then give it a name. F.e.: you can save all SMS's of one person who you care about the most and save those SMS's as a webpage! Or like I said, when you can't store anymore SMS's, save them as a webpage on your Memory Stick and then delete the SMS's in your IN Box.



    Here’s the 13 simple steps for clarification:



    1. You start My Phone Explorer (I have the latest version).
    2. You go to 'Messages' in the program.
    3. You press the 'synchronise' button.
    4. Select one file, then CTRL+A.
    5. Right mouse click.
    6. Export/Import -> Save as website on memorystick.
    7. Select a name for the .html file (f.e.: if it's your INBOX, call it 'INBOX'. If it's all the messages from your girl, calll it 'name'. )
    8. Disconnect your phone and USB.
    9. Go to File Manager on your phone.
    10. Press 5 or go to Webpages.
    11. Open Saved pages.
    12. Chose a .html file.
    13. Watch it!

    13 steps..

    By the way, if I'm not miscalculating.. Let's say this is the avarage:

    150 messages : 50kB.
    150 x 100 = 15 000 : 5MB..
    150 x 1 000 = 150 000 : 50MB.
    150 x 10 000 = 1 500 000 : 500MB.
    150 x 100 000 = 15 000 000 : 5GB.

    I have a 2GB Sony Memory Stick PRO Duo wich means I could store about.

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