You should be able to use Verizon Messages to send/receive texts regardless of carrier. Are you having issues sending/receiving?
Let's see what we can do to fix this, JeanieM888. Both Verizon Messages, or Message +, work through the Wi-Fi network. If the iPhones are the only devices you're having this interaction issue with, the issue could simply be that their devices are sending through iMessage. Do you have trouble receiving messages from any other non-iPhone devices?
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