Owning an iPhone is a delight as it comes with tons of mind-blowing and outstanding features. One such feature is iMessage. It is an instant messaging service that is used to send and receive audio-video messages between iPhones. However, sometimes, when you try to send an iMessage and it fails for no reason, doesn’t it feel irritating?
Well, there could be many reasons for the same, such as technical glitch and network connection and more. Fortunately, you can fix your iMessage errors by performing a few easy steps.
In this post, we’ll discuss some of the hacks to fix iMessage on iPad & iPhone. So, here we go!
Reboot Your iMessage
Reboot or Refresh is one of the basic ways to get the issue fixed. Whether your phone’s screen is frozen or a software is not working, rebooting a feature seems to be the first thing to do. You can reboot your iMessage by just toggling it off and on again to fix the problem.
To do the same, go to Settings > Messages > toggle off iMessage. Now, restart your device to get the changes applied. Once the phone is restarted, follow the aforementioned steps to toggle ON your iMessage feature.
Check iMessage System Status
There are a few chances that due to latest upgrades or regular maintenance by Apple, iMessage might go through temporary disturbance. However, you can easily check iMessage system status to make the changes accordingly.
Check If Your Internet Connection Is Working Properly.
Sometimes due to bad internet connection, you might face troubles with iMessage. As iMessage works on cellular data or Wi-Fi connection, it is always better to check your Internet connection before making changes in settings of your device or resetting your network settings.
How to check your Internet connection?
Step 1: Go to Safari.
Step 2: Navigate any website of your choice.
Step 3: In case Safari takes time to load or doesn’t load the page, then your internet connection could be the culprit.
Step 4: Just turn off the source of internet and then turn it on. If the root cause of the issue was an internet connection, then you will be able to send or receive iMessages.
Reset Your Network Settings
If none of the above things worked out for you, then resetting your network settings is worth giving a shot. Sometimes, your network connection takes a toll on your phone and messes with your iMessage. Resetting your device network settings will set your factory to default and that can help you to fix the issue. If you want to reset network settings, follow the below instructions:
Step 1: Locate ‘Settings’.
Step 2: Select ‘General’.
Step 3: Choose ‘Reset’.
Step 4: Click on ‘‘Reset Network Settings’.
Contact A Technician
If nothing works for you, then certainly contacting the nearest Apple Store is the last resort and the most assured way to resolve this issue. You can take an appointment before visiting the store to avoid delay. Apart from fixing your iMessage issue, you can also get help in your device’s diagnostics, covered Repairs, modifications, alterations and upgrades on other Apple products.
Now, you know how to find out the root cause of iMessage not working and hacks to fix iMessage on iPad and iPhone.
Stay tuned to know about more hacks and how to’s!