iMessaging icloud

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  1. miadon494

    miadon494 iPF Noob

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    Anyone having trouble w/text showing up as ur own number instead of the name or number that sent the text to you?

    I just got an iPad . my husband and I have iPhones and after I signed the iPad up w/our iCloud my text messages to my husband are coming up on his phone as his own cell number instead of my name or number.

    I thought it was text plus application but when I turned off iMessaging he began receiving my texts w/my name. Odd and frustrating.

    Any help or explanation would be greatly appreciated. Thank you
     
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    Tim SPRACKLEN iPad Legend

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    Are you both signed up to the same iCloud account? If so, it will use the number/name of the device that registered it to iCloud. If you want to have the other person's name appear, you'll need to set up two iCloud accounts.

    Tim
     
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    The iCloud is signed up under my # but my husband receives my text under his number. So he can set up his own iCloud? Isn't the icloud the same as iTunes acct info ? Would he lose his iTunes info frm my acct? I guess so. Hmmm. Thank u
     
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    Also, the iCloud account is under my # and his phone receives my texts showing his phone number is texting instead of mine. I found on the apple support to just add the number to my contact info on his phone which I did and it's masked the problem
     

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