Why can I receive but not send Imessages?


Why can I receive but not send Imessages?

If you have an iPhone and another iOS or iPadOS device, like an iPad, your iMessage settings might be set to receive and start messages from your Apple ID instead of your phone number. To check if your phone number is set to send and receive messages, go to Settings > Messages, and tap Send & Receive.

Why is my iPhone not allowing me to iMessage?

Reboot iMessage by going to Settings > Messages and turning off iMessage, then turn off your iPhone by pressing and holding the on/off switch, slide to power off, and then wait for your iPhone to start up again. Once you’ve rebooted, return to Settings > Messages and turn iMessage back on.

Why is iMessage not working for certain people?

Go to Settings > Messages > Send & Receive and tap the Apple ID at the top and sign out. iMessage should be turned off now, so go back to Settings > Messages and enable it and sign back in. You can try this on your phone, but your friend may need to do it on their phone.

Why does my iMessage not deliver sometimes?

When the other person shifts from an iPhone to another device, say an Android but doesn’t delete their number from Apple’s iMessage servers. If the issue is a switched off phone or no internet connectivity, the message will be delivered as soon as their phone is turned on or they connect to the internet.

Why is iMessage not working for only one contact?

Determine Whose iMessage Is the Problem If iMessage isn’t working with just one of your contacts, then it’s likely an issue with their iMessage. Conversely, if it isn’t working with all of your messages, it’s more likely a problem on your end.

Why are my Messages sending green to another iPhone?

If you see a green message bubble instead of a blue one, then that message was sent using MMS/SMS instead of iMessage. There are several reasons for this: The person that you sent the message to doesn’t have an Apple device. iMessage is turned off on your device or on your recipient’s device.

When messages are blue but not delivered?

If the iMessage never shows a “Delivered” or “Read” message, and it’s still blue, then you may have been blocked – but not always. If the iMessage goes through and shows a “Read” receipt, then you have definitely not been blocked.

How do I send text message instead of iMessage?

Send text as SMS instead of iMessage from Messages app

  1. Open the contact you want to send a text to.
  2. Type your message, then press the Send icon.
  3. Quickly tap and hold the message bubble that you just sent.
  4. Select Send as Text Message and watch your bubble turn from blue to green.

How do I fix my iMessage waiting for activation?

When activating iMessage or FaceTime, you might see one of these messages: Waiting for activation….Turn off and restart iMessage and FaceTime

  1. Go to Settings > Messages and turn off iMessage.
  2. Go to Settings > FaceTime and turn off FaceTime.
  3. Restart your device: iPhone. iPad. iPod touch.
  4. Turn iMessage and FaceTime back on.

Why won’t my iPhone send iMessages to certain contacts?

Make sure that the contact trying to message you isn’t blocked in Settings > Messages > Blocked. If the issue occurs with a specific contact or contacts, back up or forward important messages and delete your current messaging threads with the contact. Create a new message to the contact and try again.