2 different text messages showing from the same person?

Discussion in 'iOS 5 and earlier' started by Imola Ghost, Jun 15, 2012.

  1. macrumors 65816

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    Mar 21, 2009
    #1
    Why oh why does this happen? Basically a few of my friends will send me a text message and we'll have a conversation. Later on I'll get another text message but it won't be grouped with the old text message even though its from the same person.

    If I click on the "contact" button at the top right of the screen, I can see where it comes from. One of them comes from their actual phone number and the other is from an email address.

    Explain?
     
  2. macrumors 603

    Joined:
    Jun 30, 2007
    Location:
    Atlanta
    #2
    Could be one is sent to your iPhone number and one is sent to your email address. This is a common problem that will be fixed In iOS6.
     
  3. macrumors member

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    Mar 11, 2012
    #3
    Same problem for me too i think its bug
     
  4. macrumors demi-god

    Arelunde

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    Jul 6, 2011
    Location:
    CA Central Coast
    #4
    If you don't have your email address listed as an iMessage contact point on your iPhone's settings, in addition to your phone number, problems in syncing iMessages among iDevices arise. Messages from the iPhone (using the phone number) won't show up on anything that's wifi.
     
  5. macrumors member

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    Mar 11, 2012
    #5
    Issue solved after fresh restore
     

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