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    • LydiaJ
    • By LydiaJ 13th Jan 18, 12:14 PM
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    Samsung update difficulties
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    • 13th Jan 18, 12:14 PM
    Samsung update difficulties 13th Jan 18 at 12:14 PM
    I have a Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016). It has recently updated its operating system to Android 7.0, and I'm having trouble with text messages.

    I prefer to have my contacts sorted by surname, so I have the settings that way. It's fine in the native Android Contacts widget. It's fine if I go to Phone and then tap Contacts. But if I open the text messages thing, and then tap Contacts, it shows them ordered by first name. I can't work out how to change that.

    Secondly, if I do tap on a contact, and then tap on Message, it defaults to sending the text to the person's landline. It never used to do that before the update. In theory I could go through each person and change the default phone number to the mobile, but like most people, I've got a lot of contacts, and I'd rather not. Is there any way to tell it that when sending text messages, default to the mobile number? It seems such an obvious thing - who wants to text people's landlines, anyway?

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