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iMessage always sends texts

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Nov 7, 2013 11:43 AM

I have an iPhone 5 with iOS7. I used to have the typical problem of it starting to send an iMessage then stopping right before the end and just not sending the message at all. I haven't had that issue lately. However, the problem that I am having is that iMessage is sending texts all the time instead of iMessages. Even if I have full signal.


I have a friend (friend A) that had an iPhone, switched to a normal phone, and is now back on an iPhone. He is able to text me with iMessage, and it always comes to me as an IMessage, but whenever I try to respond, my phone immediately just sends him a text instead of an iMessage.


Another friend (we'll call him friend B) used to have an iPhone and now is on a different phone. Whenever I try to text him, my iPhone tries to text him, it always tries to send as an iMessage instead of text.


These are just 2 examples, but I'm not sure exactly what is going on with my iMessage. Any ideas?

MacBook Pro (13-inch Early 2011), OS X Mavericks (10.9)
  • pdroth Level 5 Level 5 (4,815 points)
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    Nov 7, 2013 11:47 AM (in response to joewooster)

    Friend B needs to disassociate his phone # with iMessage - Apple can do that for him/her.


    Deactivate then reactivate iMessage on your phone and see if the problem with Friend A improves.   Have Friend A do the same.


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