Messaging app freezes and force closes: T-Mobile myTouch Q by Huawei

When you receive several hundreds of text messages per person and text data starts filling up, the Messaging App occasionally will run slowly, freeze, and force close.

 

To fix this issue:

  1. Software versions affected: C85B837SP01, C85B839SP03
  2. Solution One – Delete old messages
    1. Enter the Messaging App.
    2. Manually delete messages in your inbox, and continue to do this regularly.
  3. Solution Two – Set a text message limit
    1. Enter the Messaging App.
    2. Press the Settings Hard Key.
    3. Select Settings, Delete old messages, Text message limit.
    4. Set this to whatever number you'd like, preferably under 400.
  4. Solution Three – Clear data
    1. Press the Settings button.
    2. Select Settings, Applications, All, Messages, Clear Data, Ok.