Skip navigation

iMessage sent from email address rather than phone number...

646531 Views 194 Replies Latest reply: Apr 2, 2014 5:09 AM by ross646 RSS
1 2 3 ... 13 Previous Next
epfenn29 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
Currently Being Moderated
Oct 14, 2011 6:55 AM

I'm having similar problems with my iMessage update under iOS 5.  When I send text messages to other iPhone users, it appears as iMessage and from my email address rather than my phone number.  I went into Settings > Messages > Receive At, but there's no option to add my phone number.  It keeps showing my Apple Account, which I registered under for iMessage and iCloud with my email address.  It only allows me to add another email address.  From what I can tell, non-iPhone users are still receiving my text messages from my number like regular.  If I turn iMessage OFF, I'm sending regular text messages to all users.  Anyone have a fix yet?  I'm wondering if this was an Apple goof that won't be resolved until the next iPhone update. 

iPhone 4, iOS 5
1 2 3 ... 13 Previous Next

Actions

More Like This

  • Retrieving data ...

Bookmarked By (8)

Legend

  • This solved my question - 10 points
  • This helped me - 5 points
This site contains user submitted content, comments and opinions and is for informational purposes only. Apple disclaims any and all liability for the acts, omissions and conduct of any third parties in connection with or related to your use of the site. All postings and use of the content on this site are subject to the Apple Support Communities Terms of Use.