Why are messages going as text instead of iMessage?
Any text to someone else, such as an individual with an Android phone, will be sent as a text message by default. If you elect to turn off iMessage completely, then every message you send from your device will be sent as a text message instead.
Why are some messages sent as iMessages and some as text?
iMessage is Apple’s own instant messaging service that sends messages over the Internet, using your data. iMessages only work between iPhones (and other Apple devices such as iPads). If you are using an iPhone and you send a message to a friend on Android, it will be sent as a SMS message and will be green.
Why do some text messages say sent and some say delivered?
SENT means the message has been submitted to the cellular network for immediate delivery. DELIVERED means the message was delivered to the recipient’s cell phone.
Why is my iPhone only sending green texts?
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.
Why do some of my texts say delivered and some don t?
The most probable cause is that either their phone is off due to some reason, or they don’t have access to an active internet connection. If their phone is on DND, iMessage will still say ‘Delivered’. Another instance where iMessage doesn’t say ‘Delivered’ is when the sender has blocked you.
Do green text messages say delivered?
You can tell if your message has been sent via iMessage in Apple’s messaging app because it’ll be blue. If it’s green, it’s an ordinary text message and doesn’t offer the read/delivered receipts.
What does it mean when your iMessage goes from blue to green?
How do you tell if you are blocked on iMessage?
More to the point, if you’re messaging someone via iMessage and your text bubbles suddenly change to green from blue, it’s a sign they have blocked your iPhone number. The ‘sent’ versus ‘delivered’ badge may just be confirmation they’ve blocked you.
Why would I want to send an iMessage instead of a text?
In many cases it may be preferable to send as a text message instead to ensure the information reaches its destination. An iMessage can only be sent to a user with an iOS device that has iMessage enabled.
Why can’t I send text messages on my iPhone?
Your iMessage is disabled: Sometimes your iMessage service is disabled by yourself, and you might not even notice it. If your iMessages are off, your iPhone will only send simple text messages to all contacts.Therefore, you can go to the iPhone settings, check for the iMessage service, and turn it on.
How do I send an iMessage as an SMS?
Open Settings. Select Messages. Tap the button next to Send as SMS. An iMessage is blue and an SMS message is green. If you don’t have this option turned on, then any message sent as an iMessage will not be sent if the iMessage service is unable to complete the message for any reason.
Can I send an iMessage to someone else?
An iMessage can only be sent to a user with an iOS device that has iMessage enabled. Any text to someone else, such as an individual with an Android phone, will be sent as a text message by default. If you elect to turn off iMessage completely, then every message you send from your device will be sent as a text message instead.