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bradfromwinnipeg Level 1 Level 1

Updated to iOS5 around noon today.  My iMessage still says "Waiting for activation...", someone told me there was a email I was supposed to receive.  I never got one.  How do I get Apple to resend said email, or more to the point - activate iMessage on my Telus iPhone 4?

 

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Solved by bradfromwinnipeg on Oct 13, 2011 7:32 AM Solved

Well folks, it took over 12 hours, countless failed Google attempts but finally, I got it to work.  Evidently it was a bad install, I used iTunes to do a factory restore and it both FaceTime and iMessage worked in a matter of seconds.

 

And yes, the mention of a email requiring activation is total bulls****.  I'll thank my friend for that later.

Reply by chewiedm on Oct 18, 2011 11:35 PM Helpful

i tried testing imessage with a friend & it said that it was sent. but when i went to my settings menu, it said that it was waiting for activation, along with facetime. I tried to test facetime but it can't connect as well. i even tried connecting facetime on the ipad, it said that it needs an internet connection to work, but was online at that time. what gives?

Reply by Kimballer on Nov 18, 2012 5:25 PM Helpful

Ok. I had the same problem just a couple hours ago and here's what worked for me: Settings--> General--> Reset--> Reset Network settings.

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