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Messages not working in iPad

Discussion in 'iPad Help' started by revdrw, Nov 30, 2011.

  1. revdrw
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    revdrw iPF Noob

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    My "Messages" in iPad iOS 5.1 wont work! I put in addresses and they Are in red with exclamation point. Any help?
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    Hi and welcome to the Forum!

    For the Messages app to work the receiver must be on an iPad or iPhone running IOS5 normally the red would signify they are not.

    The IPad Forum is a community of members from all walks of life and from all over the world coming together to share our experiences and to help each other learn about this wonderful piece of technology the Ipad. There is a wealth of information already here in the many threads we have so doing some searches will answer most of the questions you have. If then you cannot find the answer you are seeking then by all means post your question. There are many friendly and informed members here only too willing to help you.

    We also have our own App - It is a very simple app to navigate.
    http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/discussion-forum-for-ipad/id412896524?mt=8
    Reading the IPad manual is a great place to start so please download a copy of these.
    http://www.support.apple.com/manuals/ipad/
    A very informative thread from which you will learn many tips and shortcuts for the IPad.
    http://www.ipadforums.net/ipad-general-discussions/21590-tips-tricks-those-us-who-dont-know.html
    We have rules like any Community so please read these also
    http://www.ipadforums.net/forum-rul...um-rules-everybody-please-read.html#post14697

    Once again we welcome you here and are so pleased you have joined us!

    Your duplicate thread has been removed - please do not post duplicate threads as per IPF rules!

    Sent from my iPad using iPF
    Last edited: Nov 30, 2011
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    Lots of conversation on this subject on search however having said that , iMessage can only work with another IOS device running 5.

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