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G1 always displaying a force close message

My g1 is about 2 weeks old and my friend and i are expierencing problems with it blacking out and forcing closed when attempting to send text messages

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  • femmegeek Dec 05, 2008

    Mine does the exact same thing.

  • Anonymous Dec 10, 2008

    Same thing.

  • Tlondon Dec 21, 2008

    Mine is also displaying force close message far too often

  • Anonymous Jan 01, 2009

    yea i have the same problem after i send a message

  • mommies101 Jan 04, 2009

    it just blacks out 4 anything

  • Anonymous Jan 16, 2009

    I started having the same problem with my G1 about 2wks after i got it too.



    When it got really bad one of my friends told me to turn it off, take out the battery, and hold down the power button for a few minutes.



    I did that and it didnt completely fix the problem but now it works a little better.

  • nessah67 Mar 09, 2009

    Mine also blacks out and displays force close message, also, i dont get a notification when i recieve a text message and the battery dies too quickly, i just bought this phone last week whats up with that?

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Try downloading Txtract from the G1 Market. It's listed under "tools". Use this application to save the text messages you've been hoarding to your SD card, then delete the text messages from your phone. Your G1 will work like new again!

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