Question: How do I activate SMS messaging?

Why is my SMS messaging not working?

If your Android wont send text messages, the first thing you should do is make sure you have a decent signal — without cell or Wi-Fi connectivity, those texts are going nowhere. A soft reset of an Android can usually fix an issue with outgoing texts, or you can also force a power cycle reset.

How do I turn my SMS back on?

How to set your default texting app on AndroidOpen the Settings on your phone.Tap Apps & notifications.Tap Advanced.Tap Default apps. Source: Joe Maring / Android Central.Tap SMS app.Tap the app you want to switch to.Tap OK. Source: Joe Maring / Android Central.9 Apr 2020

Where is SMS on this phone?

In general, Android SMS are stored in a database in the data folder located in the internal memory of the Android phone.

Can send texts but not receive?

Update your preferred texting app. Updates often resolve obscure issues or bugs that may prevent your texts from sending. Clear the text apps cache. Then, reboot the phone and restart the app.

How do I turn on SMS on my iPhone?

Apple iPhone - Turn SMS On / OffFrom a Home screen on your Apple® iPhone®, navigate: Settings > Messages . If an app isnt available on your Home screen, swipe left to access the App Library.Tap the Send as SMS switch to turn on or off . When enabled and iMessage is unavailable, messages are sent as SMS.

How do I receive SMS messages on my iPhone?

Make sure that your iPhone is configured to receive text messagesStart the Settings app.Tap Messages, then tap Send & Receive.In the You can receive iMessages section, your phone number should have a check mark beside it. If its not checked, do that now and check to see if you can receive messages.6 Aug 2019

How do I activate SMS messaging on my iPhone?

Apple iPhone - Turn SMS On / OffFrom a Home screen on your Apple® iPhone®, navigate: Settings > Messages . If an app isnt available on your Home screen, swipe left to access the App Library.Tap the Send as SMS switch to turn on or off . When enabled and iMessage is unavailable, messages are sent as SMS.

Why does my phone keep saying message failed to send?

An often overlooked problem is an incorrectly set SMSC number. If you have an incorrectly set SMSC, you will still receive text messages because the other persons SMSC is forwarding the messages directly to your SIM number. But your text messages fail to send because your texts are not reaching your carriers SMSC.

Can send texts but not receive them?

Update your preferred texting app. Updates often resolve obscure issues or bugs that may prevent your texts from sending. Clear the text apps cache. Then, reboot the phone and restart the app.

Why are my text messages not showing up on my phone?

Go into your home screen and then tap on the Settings menu. Scroll down and then tap on the Apps selection. Then tap on the Storage selection. You should see two options at the bottom: Clear data and Clear cache.

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