iMessage only works with certain iCloud email, but not the rest

Discussion in 'iOS 8' started by striders, Apr 20, 2015.

  1. striders macrumors 6502

    Mar 11, 2009
    My iiCloud account is I have created 2 email aliases ( and When I go to my iPad Mini 3 or iPhone 6 Plus and accessed Settings --> Messages, I see that I can only use for iMessage, but not the other.

    So in the Settings, I can use the following for iMessage:
    - My phone number
    - Primary account:
    - Email alias:

    I cannot see When I attempted to add it manually, I got an error that iOS cannot verify the email.

    Is there a limit on how many iCloud email alias you can use for iMessage? If yes, how do I switch the email aliase to use iMessage? I.e. use instead of
  2. striders thread starter macrumors 6502

    Mar 11, 2009

Share This Page