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Sprint Product Ambassadors– Lumia 635: playing with group SMS

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Sprint Product Ambassador

I have been using group SMS (and MMS) with my family and close friends extensively on my other phones. Since using the Lumia 635, I noticed that the incoming messages of the group SMS/MMS message look different, I only a single sender there is no sign of a group message.

I set up the following experiment:

I created a group SMS message and sent message #1 to A and B (A using an iPhone and B using an Android device) and I asked each of them to reply to the message.

Person A received the message #1 and replied me.  Person A on told me that the message did not appear to be a group message and I am the sole person on the address list.  Person A replied to the message #1 with message #2.

I received message #2 and the message appeared as an SMS message from person A.  I replied to message #2 and checked with A & B to see who would receive message #3.  Only A received message #3.

Same result with Person B.

I checked but there is no option in the SMS message to enable group messaging.  Wonder if anyone having similar experience with the Group SMS/MMS messaging here?

Thanks in advance.

Your Sprint Product Ambassador*

Hung Bui

* Disclaimer: The Product Ambassadors are Sprint employees from many different parts of the company that love technology. They volunteer to test out all sorts of Sprint devices and offer opinions freely to the Community. Each Product Ambassador shares their own opinions of these devices, therefore the information in this post does not necessarily reflect the opinions of Sprint. The PA's do not represent the company in an official way, and should not be expected to respond to Community members in an official capacity. #sprintemployee.