11 Replies Latest reply: Oct 26, 2012 4:40 PM by ShadowDancer1000
TigerKR Level 1 (30 points)

I would like iMessage to work on my iPhone 4S iOS 5.1.1. I don't want to enter an apple ID for various reasons. That's not a problem, according to apple <http://support.apple.com/kb/TS4268> :


"iPhone automatically registers your phone number for use with FaceTime and iMessage during activation."


Except that it is a problem aparenly. iMessage won't activate. It says that it's "Waiting for activation".


I've tried following the troubleshooting guide: <http://support.apple.com/kb/TS4268> but nothing seems to help.


I've Erased All Content and Settings, I've tried resetting, hard resetting, etc. No luck.


Does anyone have a Verizon iPhone 4S with iMessage enabled with their phone number as the Caller ID?

iPhone 4S, iOS 5.1.1