SMS Unread Count

SMS Unread Count is a home widget for showing unread count of SMS messages over the Messaging icon. This is not a messaging app.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Why is it requesting for getting location and access network permissions?
A. The permissions are required to get Ads from Google server. Ads are shown on the widget configuration only. The widgets are Ad-free. No user information are sent to the app author.

Q. I don't see the program icon in the launcher. How to run the program?
A. This is a home widget. Long press on any empty space on your homescreen then choose Widgets, SMS Unread Count.

Q. I keep getting forced close and it erases all my messages.
A. Please email me the log. Any information is appreciated.

Q. How can I set it to launch my favourite messaging program?
It launches the default messaging app. If it doesn't launch the app you want, you have to clear that app from being a default messaging app. To clear an app from being the default, go to Settings -> Applications -> Manage applications -> Messaging -> Clear defaults. It will ask for which app to launch next time.

Q. How can I change the widget icons?
A. Connect your phone to a PC and enable USB storage mode or using any file manager on your phone. Creating a directory called "\data\com.kanokgems.smswidget" on the sdcard. Put any icons you want to use in that directory. Icons should be 48x48 in size and are png format. For the Droid, icons size should be 72x72.

Q. There are two notification messages on the notification bar even after uninstalling the program. How can I remove that?
This program doesn't do any notifications. Please check if you have "Missed Call" or other programs installed.

Q. When will there be a widget for Gmail?
Coming soon.

Some icons for you (These icons are now included in the new version.)


Changes in 2.0.1
  • Gmail label widget
  • Custome icon picker
  • Ad-supported

Changes in 1.5.7
  • Fix force close on Froyo
  • Support multiple Gmail account

Changes in 1.5.0
  • Add support for Gmail

Changes in 1.4.4
  • Fix forced close on Android 1.5
Changes in 1.4.3
  • Fix custom icons size on the Droid
  • Fix forced close on custom icon menu
  • Some icon sets included
Changes in 1.4.2
  • Default icons depend on phone
  • Fix text size on the Droid
Changes in 1.4.1
  • New icons
  • Hopefully it looks better on Droid
Changes in 1.4.0
  • Customizable icon
  • Improved counter look
Changes in 1.3.0
  • More options (counter size, show zero unread)
  • dxTop dock compatibility
Changes in 1.2.0
  • Added missed call count
  • Cosmetic changes
Changes in 1.1.0
  • Added label
  • Selectable using trackball
  • Launch any registered SMS apps