Did the search option in text messages get even worse than before?

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  1. Duck1098

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    I know I should probably be looking at a different phone for business but this one is really making the decision easier. The text search option was garbage before and now has gotten even worse. When I type a persons name who I have had a conversation with nothing shows up. Is this normal?
     
  2. Keukawater

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    I've had the same problem. Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn't. I'm hoping it's just a glitch that gets better with an update.
     
  3. Ledsteplin

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    I've never used that feature. But I would think they will fix it in 8.1. You should report it to Apple.


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  4. silvermoon

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    I just tested this on iOS 8.0.2 and the feature is there. When you use the spotlight search for a name, it shows under the MESSAGES category. You have to scroll down to see it.
     
  5. Europa

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    I tested it with all of mine and it was unable to find one of them. The iOS text messaging search function has been terrible since it was implemented.
     
  6. silvermoon

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    Did you search the contact name? That is how I found one of them.
     
  7. Duck1098

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    Tried Spotlight search too. Nope. Some suggested changing the language a few times and back to English. Still nope.
     

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