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Question: I cannot send or receive SMS/MMS texts on my iPhone 8 or iPhone 7 since the last update. HELP!

Ever since the last IOS update IOS 11.1.1 neither my iPhone 7+ nor my iPhone 8+ can send or receive SMS text messages. I get Message failure messages. I can send iMessages - but cannot message non iPhone users. I have tried every fix I can find online - please HELP!

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Nov 16, 2017 12:11 PM in response to islandgirl68 In response to islandgirl68

Hello islandgirl68,

Thank you for using Apple Support Communities!

I understand from your post that you are not able to send or receive SMS messages on two of your iPhones. Since this is happening with SMS messages on both of your iPhones, you may want to check with your carrier as SMS are a carrier controlled feature. The following article has steps which address this type of issue:

If you can't send or receive messages on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch - Apple Support

Best Regards.

Nov 16, 2017 12:11 PM

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Question: I cannot send or receive SMS/MMS texts on my iPhone 8 or iPhone 7 since the last update. HELP!