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Question: I message sign in pop up won't go away

I message pop up won't go away when I try and access my i messages on ipad

anybody get this ?


PowerBook, Mac OS X (10.5.8)

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Mar 14, 2018 9:20 AM in response to craigfromwashington In response to craigfromwashington

Hello craigfromwashington,

Thanks for that info and choosing the Apple Support Communities. Based on what you stated, it seems you are having issues with a pop-up in the Messages app for you to sign into your Apple ID on your iPad that you cannot dismiss. If you haven't already, please force close the Messages app and restart your device as iOS clears cached data and does other system optimizations when you turn your device off and on. Then test your issue again.

Force an app to close on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch
Restart your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch

If the issues persists, please use the same Apple ID and password and try to sign in here: Apple ID ?

Also, if you are trying to activate iMessage and are getting an error, please review the following article:

If you get an error when trying to activate iMessage or FaceTime

If you continue to have issues, please come back and let us know in detail what happens when you try to sign in and any error messages you may get.


Mar 14, 2018 9:20 AM

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