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04-03-2012, 07:24 PM #1
[Review] SMS Timestamps - Timestamp All Text Messages
Sometimes you might be text messaging someone and a little while later you forget exactly what time you sent or received something in a text message. Unfortunately, Apple’s way of time-stamping conversations is to time-stamp only sections at a time, which is understandable as it’s probably to help reduce the clutter in the Messages application and make the interface appear more like a clean instant messenger.
If you’re one of the people, however, that wants the time-stamps anyway – regardless of Apple’s clean design principles, than a new free jailbreak tweak dubbed SMS Timestamps by iOS developer Gabrio Barbieri will make sure every message you send is time-stamped. It even comes with a nice preferences pane in the Settings application to adjust the increments that the tweak time-stamps your messages:
The preferences pane is very simple – enable or disable the tweak, and then adjust the increments for which you want the time-stamps for each of your text messages to appear. By default, all text messages will be time-stamped. You also have the option to choose between time-stamping the following: 1) Every text message one minute apart from each other; 2) Every text message 5 minutes apart from each other; 3) Every text message 10 minutes apart from each other.
After installing the tweak, it was made obvious that there was a small glitch causing the tweak to not take effect. To make it work, you’ll need to disable the tweak and then re-enable it again from the preferences pane. The good news is that SMS Timestamps works with both text messages and Apple’s iMessage. For a free tweak doing exactly what it claims to do, I can recommend it for anyone serious about seeing exactly when every text message is sent or received.
Name: SMS Timestamps
Requirements: Messages application
Developer: Gabrio Barbieri
Editor's Rating: / 3.5/5
Sources: Gabrio Barbieri
04-03-2012, 07:28 PM #2
So, its like MarkThatMessage, except it offers a couple of options. Gotcha.......
04-03-2012, 07:28 PM #3
Very nice been waiting for this hope it's clean.
04-03-2012, 07:32 PM #4
I have been waiting for a free alternative for ages! There is mark that message which marks every message no options but that costs like a dollar and it wasn't really worth the buy so I waited for a free one and here it is!
04-03-2012, 07:55 PM #5
I don understand why apple doesn't produce these kinds of things
04-03-2012, 08:04 PM #6
Another way you can find out the time is simply tapping the "messages/back" button when in a conversation & it'll show you the time the last text was sent or received.
04-03-2012, 09:24 PM #7
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04-03-2012, 11:12 PM #9
Apple isn't stupid. If they just went ahead and added all the features then they wouldn't have anything to showcase for us
04-04-2012, 06:51 AM #10
Great, been waiting for something like this even though I'm sure they already have a tweak like this, this is free and I just found out. Just perfect. Thanks Gabrio and ModMyi.
04-04-2012, 08:09 AM #11
Is this out yet or did I miss something? I don't see it on Cydia.
04-04-2012, 01:52 PM #12
It's about freakin time!!!!
04-04-2012, 06:50 PM #13
Already use xmessages which does this with many more features like the ability to delay messages in case you accidentally hit the send button and such.