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IPhone texts not sending

Green text messages not sending from iPhone...
this is part of the SMS text service and is activated from within iMessage..
go to settings and select messages
turn iMessage ON and sign in to your Apple ID
this turns SMS texting on so you can now send green text messages from your iPhone...
good luck !

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Did you send someone a message and then feel regret about it? If so, you can read this guide about How to Unsend an iPhone Message. The article introduces some methods to unsend SMS, iMessages and messages that sent via app.

By the way, if you wanna delete text messages you receive on the iPhone, here's also a guide to help. http://www.leawo.org/tutorial/how-to-delete-history-on-iphone.html

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If your sister in-law has an iPhone that's probably the culprit right there that's affecting the receipt of her text messages to your Android phone.

1. If she has an iPhone, ask her if her iMessage is on when she texts you. iMessage is only compatible to other iPhones and not other brands she sends to.

2. Is she sending you text messages using the iPhone emoji keyboard? letter accents? or in a different language other than English? this could be the problem when the different cellular carrier interprets the data and sends it to your Android phone that does not have the same compatible software.

Ask her to send you several test text messages in plain text without accents, no special symbols, and no emoji's. If this solved the problem, then you know what went wrong..

If you are still getting garbled text messages even with her iMessages off, and she is just sending you standard text without any symbols, icons, or pictures.. then it could be another issue.. Call your service provider to see what could be wrong.

iPhone: SMS messages may display incorrectly on other devices:
https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT203428

i would suggest calling on a different phone so that you will be able to troubleshoot the phone in question while talking with Tech Support

in the US, the major cellular companies are:
AT&T Wireless Customer Support: 1-800-331-0500
Sprint Wireless Customer Support: 1-888-211-4727
T-Mobile Wireless Customer Support: 1-877-453-1304
Verizon Wireless Customer Support: 1-800-922-0204

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When you try to send a message to your son's iPhone your iPhone will try to send it via internet using iMessages.

In order to "tell your iPhone" to use regular text messages make sure that your son's cellular number is correctly stored in your contacts. That way if your iMessage fails, your iPhone will send it via regular text message.

You will see the difference between both because the "send" button and contact name will turn green when using regular text messages and blue when you're using iMessages.

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