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Mobile number not showing under iMessage?

18294 Views 26 Replies Latest reply: Jan 3, 2014 9:20 PM by Mthanus RSS
  • Vidur Malhotra Calculating status...
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    Jan 22, 2013 4:05 AM (in response to Cameramen)

    Hi am facing same issue, using Vodafone mumbai, Iphone 4 IOS 5.0.1

    tried most of the usual tricks mentioned. NO solution still stuck on waiting for activation.

    Can send/recieve on email but not on phone number.


    please help

  • Vidur Malhotra Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Jan 26, 2013 1:11 AM (in response to Cameramen)

    as aftr speakin to apple it is quite clear that the issue is with vodafone side, apple said this is not an issue with their side.

    i not only reset the settings but also got a new micro sim both of which did not start

    apple has stated that der r only 2 partners for wireless in india ie airtel and aircel

     

    so i doubt itll work in future also

  • Adu Macbook AIr Calculating status...
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    Jan 28, 2013 11:47 AM (in response to Vidur Malhotra)

    Hey Vidur check this link out we r facing the same problem.Iam trying my best to get it resolved.Hope it works again

    https://discussions.apple.com/thread/4727879?start=0&tstart=0

  • Adu Macbook AIr Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Jan 30, 2013 12:48 PM (in response to Cameramen)

    Like i had mentioned before i got an airtel prepaid sim card.Works Perfect!

    No silly waiting for activation like on Vodafone India Network.
    So clearly for me its a Vodafone carrier issue,where vodafone is blocking something which airtel isnt.

    So Pls the Vodafone Representatives on this forum take some initiative and get this solved.

    Otherwise I will be dissconnecting Vodafone and continuing airtel postpaid.

    So pls Vodafone do something.....

    aditya.manjrekar@gmail.com

  • sammy284 Calculating status...
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    Feb 2, 2013 9:22 PM (in response to Adu Macbook AIr)

    IT'S WORKING! Got a call from Vodafone asking to reset network settings and deactivate iMessage. Works fine now. They said they had to do some system reset at their end. Going forward, if this happens again, the only way to get help is by posting on twitter with their handle @vodafonein. This always gets a response and a call from a Vodafone rep who is far more knowledgeable than the standard customer service reps.

     

    Try resetting network settings and restarting iMessage. Should work fine. If not, post I'm twitter and you'll get a call back within a day. Good luck

  • Vidur Malhotra Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Feb 2, 2013 10:21 PM (in response to Cameramen)

    yes cameraman and sammy thanks a lot for the update,

    i message is working for me fine.. activated in like 20 seconds..

    face time took abt 2 mins..

     

    Thanks a lot!!

  • ARSC Calculating status...
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    Feb 2, 2013 10:55 PM (in response to Cameramen)

    Mine worked with this. This is the only solution

     

    Try this it worked for me on iPhone 4S and my friend using iPhone 5

    1. Switch off iMessage

    2. Switch off FaceTime

    3. Add the following number to your contacts: +44 57 7314 2076 and save it as 'Activate iMessage' in the first name field.

    4. Send an SMS to the above number with 'Activate iMessage' without the quotes.

    5. Switch on iMessage, press OK when prompted

    6. Send an SMS to the above number with 'Activate FaceTime' without the quotes.

    7. Switch on FaceTime

     

    Please note: The capitalisation is important

  • Mthanus Calculating status...
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    Jan 3, 2014 9:20 PM (in response to Cameramen)

    There is a site called GeeksBlog.com that explains how turning off your Airplane Mode will activate imessage.

    I tried it and it does work.

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