How to Turn a Quick Reply Off on the Android Phone

Phones with the Android operating system use an application called Messaging to manage text messages on the device. Although it is a powerful, full-featured application, you may have chosen to download another messaging application called Handcent to manage all of your text messages. Handcent features a Quick Reply feature that consists of pop-up messages that appear on your phone, thereby allowing you to reply to a message without opening the full application. Although this feature is activated by default, it can be turned off if you so choose.

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How to Turn a Quick Reply Off on the Android Phone
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Unlock your Android phone, and then press the "Home" button to navigate to the phone's home screen.

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Touch the "Applications" icon to show your list of installed applications.

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Navigate to the "Handcent SMS" icon, and then tap it once to open the application.

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Touch the "Menu" button at the bottom of your phone.

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Tap the "Settings" option.

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Tap "Notification Settings."

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Touch the box to the right of "Enable Popup" to remove the check mark and turn off Quick Reply.