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Automatic deletion of text message in message store when receiving message from same source number

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000159854D
Original Publication Date: 2007-Oct-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2007-Oct-31

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David R H Buxton


Users often have a text message conversation with people. That is, they receive (and send) texts to the same number several times within one conversation causing the text message store to rapidly fill unless they manually delete messages. When the store becomes full the user will have to delete existing messages in order to receive new messages. This idea addresses a method of automatically deleting a message on a device which sends and receives messages from a phone number when a new message is received from that phone number.