[vcf-midatlantic] OT: Locked out of group chat on iPhone 6
jeffrey at vcfed.org
Fri Jan 1 21:40:01 UTC 2021
On Fri, Jan 1, 2021 at 4:09 PM Jason Perkins via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> Does the conversation have a lot of pictures or videos in it?
> If it’s just text, and his phone has 3gb of available space it should be
> If the group text has a lot of pictures / videos, I could see it having
> problems with a phone that’s full.
Mostly texts, but we do post pictures and videos to the chat. He's the only
one who has the problem. But I wouldn't think that there are 3GB of
pictures and videos and texts that would fill up in less than a week.
> On Fri, Jan 1, 2021 at 11:37 AM Jeffrey Brace via vcf-midatlantic <
> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> > OK. So I'm in a family group text chat (SMS) since Covid-19 started and
> > there are 14 people in the chat. My uncle has an iPhone 6 and 3 GB of
> > storage. So after a certain time he is "locked out" of the group
> > conversation and doesn't receive any conversations from the group chat.
> > belief is that everyone needs to delete the conversation from their
> > to get back into the group chat. So he believes that after everyone
> > the conversation, then he will get a flood of conversations again. This
> > seems to happened, but I believe that it is a coincidence. He claims that
> > his phone fills up with 3 GB of messages when everyone doesn't delete the
> > conversation.
> > 1) How can I explain to him that this is not how smart phones work?
> > 2) How can I troubleshoot the *real* problem so that it doesn't
> > keep happening?
> > Also he doesn't want to get a new phone because he can't afford it.
> > --
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> > Jeff Brace
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> > Vintage Computer Festival East Show-runner
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> Jason Perkins 313 355 0085 Sent from my iPhone
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