Sending messages problem ? IPad Air

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  1. novicerover

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    Only certain messages will transmit to and from contacts list. ,others show in red and fail . This only happens on messages. I have made sure everything is switched on in settings.I can use all my contacts on email without any problem.
    Also the contacts that fail on my iPad work perfectly ok on my iPhone 4s ?
     
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    I have a iPad Air, wifi only. I find the iMessage only works on it with sending messages to iphone users and ipad users who have iMessage enabled on their device. Whereas I can message to any contacts on my iphone regardless of what type of phone they have. I added a verizon (my iphone provider) message app,vz message, to my ipad and with it can message anyone in my contact list.
     
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    Are you using the iMessage app to send these messages? iMessages only work between iOS devices and Mac computers. If your contact doesn't have an iOS device or a Mac computer they can't be contacted via iMessage.
     
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    Thank you for your replies ! I was expecting the iPad to function the same as my phone. !!
    Is there any way I can message other than IOS phones,from the iPad for example with the use of an app ??
     
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    If you search the App Store for iPad messenger, you will see several messenger apps that will work with the iPad.
     
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    Thanks for your help ,that sounds promising !!
     

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