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Date/Time Stamp on SMS Messages - Question

Discussion in 'Mobile Phones & Tablets' started by TaKeN, 10 Mar 2010.

  1. TaKeN

    Capodecina

    Joined: 18 Aug 2005

    Posts: 13,157

    Location: Shropshire

    The date and time at the bottom of a text message..

    What exactly does this corospond with? I.E .. Time sent from phone. Time sent from message centre to recievers mobile etc

    Reason I ask is.. I'm on 02 and my cousin is on Three. She sent a text tonight which was time stamped as 9.53pm but she reckons she sent it hourssss earlier

    I'm convinced its the Three network being lame again. As quite often texts I send her don't reach her.. and vice versa.

    Cheers.
     
  2. Hxc

    Capodecina

    Joined: 29 Oct 2004

    Posts: 12,502

    Location: London

    On my Samsung phone on o2 I would get the timestamp when the message was sent.

    On my T-Mobile android phone, I get the timestamp of when the phone actually recieves it.

    Basically, seems to vary :S
     
  3. Amp34

    Caporegime

    Joined: 25 Jul 2005

    Posts: 28,867

    Location: Canada

    On my HD I regularly got replies back that were ordered before the one I sent... I only assumed it was the time from the other persons phone that it corresponds too, however I know that's not the case a lot of the time (eg new years eve) so I have no idea.
     
  4. mame

    Sgarrista

    Joined: 16 Jul 2007

    Posts: 7,690

    Location: Stoke on Trent

    When a had a text message from a friend in australia, the text message would have a time stamp from the future. In fact they sent me a new year text one year which had next years year on it.