Sending messages in imessage

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  1. Phillips9
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    After having typed a message in imessage we are unable to Send. Freque nt pressing of the send button has no effect. The button stays unlit.


    Please help
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    Do you both have iMessage? If one of the devices isn't set up, it wont work.

    Sent from my one and only original iPad using iPF
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    Welcome to ipf,

    If you are on iOS 5 and you are talking about iMessage, look here at this thread. http://www.ipadforums.net/ipad-apps...ave the time of your life. Regards, ~Chays~
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    Make sure you are typing your message in the text field and not the subject field. To avoid confusion you can turn off the the Subject field in Settings > Messenger.
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    Ok not really savvy iPad user but how do you use iMessage. When I chose contact I get a exclamation next to name. Please help.
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    Messanger on the iPad only works over wi-fi and with other iOS devices. The other person must also have set it up, either with their email for the iPad/iPod or their phone number for the iPhone.

    If Messenger has a problem delivering the message, for whatever reason, you get the exclamation point.
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    Got it........thanks for your patience for non techies like me.
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    Thank you friend...that was the problem.
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    Glad to help.
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    I my gosh thank you so much! Half the time I could send the other half not. Spent a LOng time on the phone. No help. I was ready to send it in after their dug guested troiubleshooting failed. And out of warranty. Duh I was still n the subject field

    Heads up last year I had a problem with my iPhone. Sent for a new one and before it arrived I figured it out. Just like in this case it was a simple issue and something tech should have known.
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    When trying to use iMessage on my ipad2 the send button is grey, and I'm unable to send a message.
    How do I correct this problem?
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    Did you try Twerppoet's suggestions as provided in this thread?
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    Yes. Worked great

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