Miscellaneous

Why is my iMessage waiting for activation?

Why is my iMessage waiting for activation?

It might take up to 24 hours to activate iMessage and FaceTime. If the issue continues after 24 hours, follow these steps: Make sure that your device has the latest version of iOS or iPadOS. If you’re using an iPhone, contact your carrier to make sure that you can send and receive SMS messages.

What to do if I cant activate my iMessage?

Turn off and restart iMessage and FaceTime

  1. Go to Settings > Messages and turn off iMessage.
  2. Go to Settings > FaceTime and turn off FaceTime.
  3. Restart your device: iPhone. iPad. iPod touch.
  4. Turn iMessage and FaceTime back on.

Can you iMessage on an iPod touch?

Want to use iMessage with iPhone or iPad? Of course you do! iMessage is the fantastic messaging service that is built directly into iOS from versions 5 onward, available for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Mac.

Why won’t my iMessage and FaceTime activate?

If your iPhone is failing to activate iMessage or FaceTime, make sure you activated SMS messaging on your phone. Go to Settings > Messages and toggle on MMS Messaging and Send as SMS. Also, check that your mobile plan includes SMS service. On iPhones, iMessage activates using SMS so it cannot initiate without it.

Why can’t I activate my iMessage and FaceTime?

How do I set up iMessage on my iPod for my child?

On your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch

  1. Go to Settings.
  2. Tap your name.
  3. Tap Family Sharing, then tap Add Member.
  4. Tap Create an Account for a Child, then tap Continue.
  5. Follow the onscreen instructions to finish setting up the account. You can use the child’s email address for their Apple ID.

Why are my iMessages Green to only one person?

If your iPhone messages are green, it means that they’re being sent as SMS text messages rather than as iMessages, which appear in blue. iMessages only work between Apple users. You’ll always see green when writing to Android users, or when you’re not connected to the internet.