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not receiving texts from some iphone users.. anybody know whats up with that?
rock28
Member

Just got Samsung S4 and I'm not receiving texts from some iPhone users.

Do i have something set up wrong?

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Re: not receiving texts from some iphone users.. anybody know whats up with that?
Dave-in-Decatur
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This problem has been reported many, many times. Basically it usually has to do with the imessaging service. It can't communicate with "regular" text message recipients. Please search the forum (use the "filter" box on the main forum page) for "iphone" or "imessaging," and you'll find other threads where it's been answered. Or look at the "More Like This" column to the right of this thread.

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rcschnoor
Sr. Leader
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It appears you have moved from an iPhone to an android phone. The problem you are having is because you did not deactivate your iMessage service before leaving.

If you still have your iPhone, you can re-activate it and then

  • turn on iMessage in the settings
  • uncheck your email and phone number
  • turn off iMessage
  • Settings>Messages

If you don't have your phone or don't want to go thru the hassle of reactivating it, you can simply call Apple at 800-694-7466 and ask them to turn off your iMessage.

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rcschnoor
Sr. Leader
Sr. Leader

Another way would be to delete your mobile number from your appleID by going HERE.

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