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new phone, sim only deal

why is my new phone only sending text messages and not I mesages please

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Re: new phone, sim only deal


Goto Settings >Phone >My Number and type in the correct number for the sim you are using, then go to Settings >Messages and check the send and receive setting shows the correct number that you have just entered. You may see it saying "activating", if so, just wait for it to activate and then restart your phone.

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Re: new phone, sim only deal

Hey @nontechy did the above advice work for you or do you still need some help with this? 

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