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My LG KEYBO (9100) which has a 1000 character text limit just today stopped allowing me to send texts over 140 characters in length.

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  • andreamcb Nov 16, 2008

    i dont have flat out multimedia settings, but in my text settings it doesnt give me a character option just autosave options.

  • Dutchmermaid Apr 09, 2009

    I recently started getting all kinds of problems with my LG KEYBO (9100):
    - It has a 1000 character text limit but suddenly stopped allowing me to send texts over 140 characters in length.



    - I get an error message when I try to get on the Net.
    - A message (which I didn't create) sometimes appears in the drafts section. Sometimes it can't be erased (I get: "Picture msg failed to be erased" on the screen), and sometimes it seems to work when I erase it, but then I see that it's still there, and I can't even open it. 


    Can anyone PLEASE help me?
    Thank you!

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I have the same problem with my 3 week old phone! it just says "invalid destination address"

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Go to the mms settings set the characters on MAXIMUM type to become a 1000 character will be open

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