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I cannot send a text unless it's iMessage

I cannot send a text to anyone unless it is an iMessage. To clarify I can receive texts from everyone but can only respond to those who iMessage. What is going on?? I have an iPhone.

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Re: I cannot send a text unless it's iMessage
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We'll help you figure this out, sunsmileyjess!

It's possible that there's a setting causing you to be unable to send. Please go to Settings>Messages>Send as SMS, and be sure this is turned on. Keep us posted, and let us know if this resolves your concern!

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