Just as the title says, picked up a duo today and haven't been receiving text messages. I have LTE connection, i am receiving phone calls, emails etc and i can send out texts. i am just not receiving any. any.
I came from an iphone but i have already disabled imessage and facetime as well as deregister my phone number from imessage.
any help is appreciated thank you!!
I appreciate you taking the time to troubleshoot. To confirm the Duo is active on your Verizon Wireless account?
We are sorry to hear that this is an issue for you and want to make sure you are all set to receive text messages. With regard to this option has this always been an issue for you? Are you able to make calls and use data services?
Here ya go... all you have to do is scroll down the comments in the thread and you will find the article I have pasted.
What you need to know
- The Surface Duo is having issues with SMS messaging on Verizon.
- Several people have experienced issues with SMS messaging, even though voice and data work well.
- The solution is to ask Verizon to turn on CDMA-less for your account.
Microsoft's Surface Duo launched this week, and people trying to use the device on Verizon's network are running into issues with SMS messaging. According to several people in a thread on the Surface Duo subreddit, the Surface Duo fails to register a phone number for RCS messaging and cannot receive SMS messages. Luckily, there is a simple solution to this issue, switching to CDMA-less for your Surface Duo.