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Default Galaxy Nexus 4.0.4 Group SMS in Single Thread?

Coming from the iPhone, my friends and I used to have group SMS conversations and all the messages would be received and managed in a single group thread. On the GN, every single response that I receive is split into separate threads for each person. Is there any way to get normal group texting or did I lose this feature when I made the switch to Android?
 
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unfortunately i think you might have lost that feature with the switch to android. you would need to use a 3rd party app (some of which would require your iphone/BB-touting friends to also use a 3rd party app)... not very convenient at all .

there is a "Verizon Messages" app which you might see mentioned in a few of the links below. here are some other convos i stumbled across that confirm the issue and might give you some tips:
beta version of Handcent that some people seem to have success with
Thread confirming issue
Another forum thread with some other people's findings
Issue raised with Google

hope this helps, good luck!
 
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Damn that sucks. Without this basic feature I'm going to be forced to switch back to my iPhone 4S. Love the Galaxy Nexus but group chatting is one of my primary mobile uses. I really hope Google addresses this in the near future.
 
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I would at least try all the top SMS apps on the market. Perhaps one of those functions the way you want.
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I tried both GoSMS and Handcent and both apps were truly dreadful compared to the stock SMS app.
 
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Just out of curiosity, is there any way to fix this if I were to root?! Really don't want to switch back to the iPhone 4S but this problem is becoming a monster issue for me! Thanks.
 
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Just out of curiosity, is there any way to fix this if I were to root?! Really don't want to switch back to the iPhone 4S but this problem is becoming a monster issue for me! Thanks.
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This issue isn't enough to get me to switch back to an iPhone, but yeah, it's kinda annoying.
 
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If you are on Verizon, the aforementioned Verizon Messages app works great, seamless. The others kinda suck.
 
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Thanks. Unfortunately I have the unlocked version and I'm using it with AT&T.

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