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Texting AT&T iphones with a Verizon one

This problem only happens when i text someone that has an atnt iphone. randomly text messages will not be sent nor recieved. ive had this problem before but ever since imessage came out i just forgot about the problem because imessages seamed to be working fine. But sometimes when imessage isnt working and the message has to be sent as a text, the person will not recieve it. I've tried it all, from dialing *228, selecting both options. Soft resets. Even a hard reset, ive also even got a new iphone because of this problem, and it seams like no matter what I try this problem won't be fixed. I'm posting this to see if there is some sort of new solution.

*Friends have sent me pictures of sent text messages that I have never recieved. I have sent messages to people that they have never recieved.

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Re: Texting AT&T iphones with a Verizon one

I'm having the same problem, but also with Sprint users too.

Re: Texting AT&T iphones with a Verizon one

My iPhone won't even open the text screen, I am receiving the texts in an instant message, but when I go in to see/reply, it doesn't work. I called Verizon last night and they said the problem will be "fixed" by morning. Well, it isn't fixed.

Re: Texting AT&T iphones with a Verizon one
Customer Support

Christian561, issues with text messaging is never fun! I rely on text messaging to stay connected with family and friends and would hate for it not to work properly so I definitely understand your frustration. But don’t worry because I’m here to help!

Are you getting an error message when sending a text message? You need to make sure the iMessage is disabled when using the standard text messaging.

Another thing you can do is reset the network settings

Post back if you’re still unable to send text messages after the above suggestions.

John B

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