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  • brie4490 Jun 07, 2008

    My Sony Ericsson w580i doesn't send or receive texts. I was trying to send a text message and it wouldn't send and saved the message to my outbox. In this state, my phone also does not receive text messages. I assumed that I lost service and ignored the problem for a few hours. Later, when I turned my phone off and on again, however, the problem seemed to be fixed. I could then send messages and received several text messages that I apparently missed as my phone was malfunctioning.



    This problem has become increasingly common, and is to the point that I have to turn my phone off and on nearly every time I would like to send or receive text messages. This is an extremely frustrating problem, as I won't receive messages for hours and, when I restart my phone, will receive many at once that I should have received hours ago.



    Any ideas on what I can do to fix this?

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I work for meteor as a cc rep and you need to delete all ur inbox outboxes/ check msg centre number and also try your sim in a diffrent handset you might needs a simswap

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