1. John745577's Avatar
    I had a friend recently pick up a Windows Phone 8 device, and shortly thereafter, she began appearing in my messaging list twice. She has her original thread that had been there from her old phone and then the new thread that appeared afterward. If I tap the contact name at the top of the thread, they both lead to the same contact in the people hub.
    I'd noticed this had happened before, to another contact, as well.
    Had anyone else encountered this? Does anyone know the cause or a way to remedy the issue?

    Thanks in advance.
    01-17-2013 08:10 AM
  2. MrSean490's Avatar
    I did, I found it could be related to some number mix-up where it switches from 04xxxxx to +61 4xxxxxx (+61 being the country code for AUS in my case) (or vice versa) in the contact, and so the phone decides it must be an entirely new number and makes a new thread for that number
    Last edited by MrSean490; 01-17-2013 at 09:38 AM.
    01-17-2013 09:09 AM
  3. Reflexx's Avatar
    Maybe one is being associated with group messaging. Was the original thread something that had multiple participants?
    01-17-2013 09:30 AM
  4. smsmith1975's Avatar
    That happened to me when I changed some contact info for a person and linked a couple of their accounts together into one contact.
    01-17-2013 10:13 AM
  5. stewpeanut's Avatar
    i've had that happen with text messages for contacts that haven't had any recent changes, just new separate threads randomly spawned. i'm sure there was some trigger that caused it to happen, but i'm not sure what it could have been.
    01-17-2013 12:19 PM
  6. Amir Hussein's Avatar
    so nobody has a fix for this? i'm getting frustrated.
    04-15-2013 08:01 AM
  7. Gabriel Micheli's Avatar
    It's been a few months.. anybody find a fix for this yet? My problem spawned from trying to link a facebook account to a contact.
    08-14-2013 07:53 PM

Similar Threads

  1. [Issue] Multiple Messaging Threads for Same Contact
    By wtf_aleks in forum Windows Phone 8
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 08-09-2014, 01:08 AM
  2. The 5 Reasons Windows Phone is in it for the Long Haul
    By Brett Day in forum Windows Phone 7
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 08-06-2011, 02:40 AM
  3. Number of mobiles for each contact
    By manewinho in forum Windows Phone 7
    Replies: 11
    Last Post: 07-12-2011, 01:13 PM
  4. How do you enter pauses for phone contacts?
    By PhillyUser in forum HTC Trophy
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 06-24-2011, 11:28 AM
  5. It's in AmazonWireless for $149.99
    By onemadrssn in forum HTC Arrive / 7 Pro
    Replies: 28
    Last Post: 03-25-2011, 07:20 PM
LINK TO POST COPIED TO CLIPBOARD
We have updated our Privacy Policy and Terms & Conditions. Please check them out.