iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, or iOS 8 text messaging problems?

One of the issues users are running across are text messaging problem when upgrading to iOS 8. Along with the release of iOS 8 are the two new Apple flagship devices. Often times when a new update comes out settings revert back to their defaults.

Fortunately there is an easy fix. Follow these simple steps to get those thumbs back to work.

  • Go to Settings.
  • Messages.
  • Send & Receive.  “You can be reached by iMessage at:”
  • Make sure there is only a check by your phone number and any email address that you want to be able to receive the message.

Other Troubleshooting Methods:

  • Make sure the “Do Not Disturb” feature is interfering with the iMessage.
  • Restore from a previous backup.
  • Make iMessage and SMS is turned on.
  • Settings > Messages what are ‘iMessage’ and ‘Send as SMS’ checked as?
  • Wipe the device and then restore from a backup (only do this step as last resort. Make a backup first).

If you have any questions about setting up your texting messaging for your iOS 8 device, please let us know.

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