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Help with iphone message problems

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My daughter, husband and I have iphones.  When I send a message it also goes to their phones and vice versa.  Only seems to happen when I text other iphone owners whose contacts are NOT in my husband or daughters phone contacts. How can I stop my messages and their replies going to other phones?  We have all deleted icloud from our phones but it's not worked ...

iPhone 4 (8GB)
  • randers4 Level 9 Level 9 (53,080 points)
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    May 6, 2013 10:06 AM (in response to iphonefamily2)

    This is being caused by using the same Apple ID for iMessage, not by iCloud.  If can be fixed in a couple of ways:

     

    1. On all but one of the phones go to Settings>Messages>Send & Receive, tap the ID, sign out, then sign back in with a different ID (so they are all using a differet ID for iMessage).  Note: you can still share the same ID for purchasing in Settings>iTunes & App Stores; or
    2. On all of gthe phones go to Settings>Messages>Send & Receive and uncheck the email address(es) shown under "You can be reached by iMessage at".  Also uncheck anyone else's phone number, if present.

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