Alright. I've been a Cricket subscriber for almost 15 years. Never had anything like this. It currently shows 5 unread messages over my text message icon. However, none within the app show messages to read. I've tried going to settings to see if there were archived messages. Nothing. I deleted all the threads. Still shows 5. I did have an MMS issue(twice now withing the first week of buying this phone) but after calling cricket customer support, the messaging issue seems to be resolved(I was not receive all of my messages in group text and even an SMS message was not received that I had sent.). This is the 5th day I'm dealing with this. I only have seven days to return it and I'd really like to not because it seems great!! Please help. I'll try anything. First time here on these threads so not sure if ill be notified when there's a response but I will check back often. Thanks in advance.