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iPhone cannot receive /send texts abroad with WiFi switched off

I am in the U.S. and have mobile data turned off on my iPhone.

 

I cannot send or receive texts - any suggestions would be appreciated.  I have i messagin* turned off.

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Re: iPhone cannot receive /send texts abroad with WiFi switched off

Hi @JaneB

Go into settings and check your message centre number

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Re: iPhone cannot receive /send texts abroad with WiFi switched off

Go to settings >messages and check you have "send a SMS" turned on.
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Re: iPhone cannot receive /send texts abroad with WiFi switched off

Hi @JaneB, did you get a chance to try either of the suggestions above? 

 

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