Cannot sned/receive message on iMessage

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  1. tifalock

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    Hi, I'm new here. I haven't used iMessenge in my iPad to coz everytime I try to send message it says message not delivered. I'm using my apple id as the caller id. What could be wrong here? Btw, I have no connection issues.
    Thanks in advance for any help.

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    Tifalock
     
  2. Bosvaark

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    You can only send iMessage from an iPad to another idevice if they have registered iMessage on their device and have setup correctly.
    They also need to be connected to the Internet in some form , 3G or wireless.
     
  3. tifalock

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    Yeah, I'm trying to send iMessage to my sisters. They both have iPad and registered accounts. They can iMessage each other but not me. We're both using stable wifi connection
     
  4. tifalock

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    It looks like this. :(
     

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    I will normally get this message if there's a problem with my or the recipients Internet connection or if they do not have iMessage set up correctly on their iPad. But as you say that your sisters have been messaging each other, make sure you have their address entered correctly and that yours is also input correctly.....also that you don't have an extra space before or after the email address.

    If this is not it, close your iMessage app completely and relaunch it. From the home screen do the four finger swipe up or double press the home button to reveal your multi task bar. These are all the apps that you have opened at one time. Long press the app until it jiggles and a red minus sign will appear above it. Press the minus sign, this will close the app, not delete it, now press the home button to return to your screen. It's also a good idea to close all these apps, as it helps the iPad run smoothly, see if it's operating. If not a restart and/or reset is in order.

    Restart - Press and hold the power off button, the one at the top right. You will see a slide appear to power off, slide this and the screen will go dark and a Whirly will appear. When the Whirly disappears your iPad is now off. Press the power button again until the Apple logo appears, this will take a few seconds and your iPad will restart. You should restart your iPad occasionally also as it will keep it running well. Now see if it is operating.

    Reset - Hold the power off button and the home button simultaneously, keep holding them in and you will see the power off slide appear and disappear, wait until you see the Apple logo appear before releasing the buttons. It will take a little longer for your iPad to start. Let us know how you go.

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  6. tifalock

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    Thank you for the replies.

    I didn't know that restart is different from a reset. from what you said about the method, I think I did I already did a restart so many time but no success so far. I closed all the running programs then did a restart. After I read your reply, I tried a reset but it didn't work also. I doublechecked the email recipient and I'm quite sure that it is correct. Anyway,I really appreciate your reply.

    Is there any other solution?

    Thank you very much,
    Tifalock <3
     
  7. leelai

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    I've just run across this and wonder if it applies to your connection
    http://support.apple.com/kb/ht4245

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  8. KevinJS

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    Do you have "Show Subject Field" turned on? I've heard before that people have mistakenly entered their message in this field. Turning it off helps.

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  9. leelai

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    Kevin....I thought if you did type in the subject field by mistake that the send button would not work at all.

    Tifalock ....many people have more that 1 email, are you sure the email addresses you have for your sisters are the ones that they have on their iMessage account? Just a thought...you never know.

    Another thing to try is to turn iMessage off and then reactivate it again.

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  10. KevinJS

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    Clutching at straws Leelai.

    I would try an alternative email address in the Receive At... Field.

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