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People are receiving my iPhone texts as MMS instead of SMS.

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Jan 3, 2013 9:22 PM

Many of my friends have non-smartphones which cannot open or receive MMS texts. This is a pain when communication is crucial. Sometimes they will receive my text as SMS, but 48 hours late. Others will receive a text from me, only to find it is what appears to be an "unopening picture message."

 

This happens when I forward a message or send a message over 160 characters, I think. I am not quite sure in which specific situations this occurs.

 

How or why does this happen? Is there a way to configure messaging so that all texts are sent as SMS?

 

Thank you.

iPhone 4, iOS 6.0.1

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