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Question: Cancel/Stop Text Message When Attachments Freeze

Took a 20 second video with iPhone; attached it to a text message, and added additional commentary; pressed Send and watched the blue progress bar move from left to right, then stopping approximately 90% of the way.

Several minutes pass and status is the same. And yes, I was using a WiFi connection and not my cellular provider.

If the attachment was too large I would expect an error message. Otherwise is there a way to cancel/stop/delete the message or attachment? Everytime I go to text msg this person I see the same progress bar at 90%.


iPhone 7, iOS 11.0.3

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Nov 16, 2017 11:49 AM in response to Euclid47 In response to Euclid47

The only way I can cancel this frozen text message is by exiting the message where now I see the list of all Messages, by recipients' name; Then swipe from right to left on the person with the frozen message; Select 'Delete'. This will remove the frozen message and ALL messages / conversations you had with this person.

Now, go back and write a new text to that person and it's back to normal.

Nov 16, 2017 11:49 AM

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Question: Cancel/Stop Text Message When Attachments Freeze