Texting "signature"

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One more of my newbie posts.

On my old moto pohne, I could designate a "signature" for my text messages.

I've been unable to figure out how to do this with theh 3Gs....Is it like the elusive mms, or have I just missed something?

My simple question:
Can I assign a signature to my text messages with an iPhone, or not?
 

Youngbinks

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I always thought the SMS signature was a carrier thing. I could be mistaken but I don't even know that AT&T supports it.
 

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Another one of those "later this summer" things, huh?
What is up with AT&T? Are they just so big that they don't care anymore?
 
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Is this a highly demanded request? I get texts all the time from people with sigs and sometimes they can be annoying IMO.
 

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Another one of those "later this summer" things, huh?
What is up with AT&T? Are they just so big that they don't care anymore?
No. SMS signatures was never promised by Apple or AT&T, and isn't coming "later this summer". That's just MMS.
 

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Is this a highly demanded request? I get texts all the time from people with sigs and sometimes they can be annoying IMO.
That, was not my question.

I get texts all of the time that are annoying.
Is it "a highly demanded request"?
I have no idea. All that I know is that lots of phones support it (including my last two phones, a Sony, and a moto) both on AT&T!
If you don't want it, don't use it.
It's just that I paid dearly for my 3gs (I was not eligible for an upgrade, and paid the full $400!) I do like my 3Gs very much, but am becoming disallusioned with some of the crippled (or lacking) features.

This did not start out as a complaint, but as a simple question, asking for a simple answer.

If and when AT&T decides to include a signature line with texting, I promise to never text you with it!
 

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Right Downsized. I don't understand the lack of this feature. It would have been convenient when I changed numbers and sent texts to my contacts to just include my name in the message via signature line.
 

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I just sent a text to myself to use as a signature. I know it’s a pain but you can use this as a temporary fix until they decide to allow this feature. When you get ready to send/reply a text you can go to your signature text and copy and place it in the new text before you send/reply.
 

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I can understand a rare need as with new contact info but it uses part of 160 char max for each text. I'm already po'd that the iPhone doesn't have a charafter count. What am I missing here?
 

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I can understand a rare need as with new contact info but it uses part of 160 char max for each text. I'm already po'd that the iPhone doesn't have a charafter count. What am I missing here?
I use Tlert more than the actual SMS app. It has a character count.
 

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I find it just a bit humorous that one would need a synopsis of a <160-character message. I understand that things move quickly in this day and age, but come on...

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