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Won't delete message in outbox

On two seperate occasions friends have sent me a picture in a message...i replied to the message and then it won't delete from my outbox no matter what route i go about doing it

 

the message is displayed as "re:" in my outbox and will not delete!!

 

it's not a locked message but i acts like it and i don;t have the option of unlocking it...i don;t want to master clear...what should i do?

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  • TgrSb19 Nov 04, 2007

    I have the same exact problems, but mine happened after sending picture messages. I was sending my picture messages online and after they were sent they got locked and there is no way to get them unlocked. I did not however lock them... There are a total of 33 of them locked. PLEASE help, I don't want to master clear because i will lose all my photos. Thanks for any advice.

  • brady5060 Nov 16, 2007

    i've sent picture messages and it wont delete them from my outbox and it says its locked but i dont have the choice to unlock it

  • ezzy0421 Dec 31, 2007

    I have the same problem. I text messaged some picture and now I cannot delete them out of my outbox. It says cannot delete locked messages but it does not give me the option to unlock them, what do I do?

  • dkts Jan 08, 2008

    My home screen is showing I have a message but when I go to my voice mail it says that I don't have any. It also appears that I have a message when I go to the message menu under voicemail it has the number 1. How can I delete this message??

  • lmares Jan 18, 2008

    I have the same concern. I have a Razr V3C. I have 5 messages in my OUTBOX that I can not delete because they are in send mode or lock mode (Never locked them). Help

  • Anonymous Feb 10, 2008

    I have the same problem and I had thought of the master reset but i don't want to loose all my contacts and ringtones. Does anyone know if it will erase them.

  • Anonymous Feb 10, 2008

    My cell wont delete messages it says you can't delete a locked message and I have tried every thing i know but master clear or reset because I don't want to loose all screensavers, pictures, ringtones, contacts ect. Does anyone know if I will lose all of them?

  • Anonymous Feb 13, 2008

    when i delete my inbox it still says that i have pix messages and its full...but there arent any messages in my inbox...how do i delete the pix messages

  • Anonymous Feb 14, 2008

    i have 4 messages i cant get rid of the are "sending" for 2 months how do i get them out of my outbox??????????

  • jimmy324 Mar 03, 2008

    I have 3 messages the wont delete in my outbox that when I go to delete them it operation failed,sending in progress, and locked message one of each

  • kacylee Mar 22, 2008

    trying to delete a outtbox mesage from my phone

  • Anonymous Jun 07, 2008

    wont delete locked messages



  • Anonymous Jun 07, 2008

    my picture messages that i have sent wont erase its says there locked













  • Sdetlefsen Jul 30, 2008

    I have 49 messages on mine that say locked and won't let me clear them :(

  • sfg_gurlz Sep 11, 2008

    it wont let me delete my outbox and its keep saying locked but there isnt anyway for me to unlock it and its urking me really bad i want them deleted asap

  • jspin6 Oct 17, 2008

    Trying to delete a text message in my outbox, the phone displays "can not delete a locked message". There is no way to unlock the message and when I try to view the message, the phone displays "operation failed". How do I clear these messages?

  • momcw Oct 30, 2008

    i have a picture message in my my outbox that was sent locked but now it wont let me delete it, how do i go about doin that??

  • Anonymous Dec 12, 2008

    it will not let me delete my

  • cady janey Feb 21, 2009

    I have sent picture messages to people and now it says operation failed. I tried to delete them but it say cannot delete a locked message.

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THANKS!!!! I did not know about the [ _ ] key above the top arrow... wow, it was driving me crazy. I have been able to delete my old messages... I really appreciate the info!

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  • chawnsmith Aug 15, 2010

    I m trying to figure out what things u r to push to delete the messages. I m nt sure what buttons to push and hw. plz help

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Just delete the mail account and start with a new one

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I wanted to see what "locking" a message would do today, so I gave it a shot... bad idea. I spent 30 minutes reading forums of people having the same problems. When I pressed "Options" in my messages, it would not give me the option to unlock the message the same way it gave me the option to lock it before. I started getting a little worried when the only thing I found that worked for people was to do a master reset. I'm sure this won't work for anyone else, but all I did was power off my phone and turn it back on... went to the messages and selected "Options" again. Lo and behold, there was the option to unlock the message. I hope many of you have the same luck I did!

Posted on Mar 12, 2009

Try this:
When you are in your Messages/Inbox viewing messages, press _ key (above your up arrow) and it will give you choices like Reply, Delete, Clean all up, etc. I was able to delete my messages that way.

Posted on Mar 14, 2008

Master reset will NOT erase your images , music files, or contacts. Motorola had me do a rest for mine and it DID not clear my locked messages. Main master reset will erase all. Blue tooth all your info to anther phone and Master rest and have them blue tooth it back

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I think you all should do a master reset and clear of the phone and that hopefully should clear the problem up, if that does not work then have the mobiles exchanged for new ones.

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