iMessage says 'delivered', but not actually delivered

Discussion in 'iOS 9' started by yaboyac29, Oct 3, 2015.

  1. yaboyac29 macrumors 6502a

    Sep 24, 2014
    a few of my friends are claiming that they aren't receiving my messages, despite them displaying 'delivered' on my end.

    anyone experiencing this?
  2. jr866gooner macrumors 65816


    Aug 24, 2013
    Nope I sometimes get people receiving duplicate or double messages. On the odd occasion it's happened I've just switched off iMessage and switched it back on which has been fine
  3. adamhenry macrumors 68000


    Jan 1, 2015
    On the Beach

    Do you keep old numbers on your phone after your friends have new numbers? My roommate had the exact same problem and after hearing her complaints for a while, I found the old numbers. Her messages were going to the old numbers apparently.
  4. yaboyac29 thread starter macrumors 6502a

    Sep 24, 2014
    nope, i was having a convo with these people but not all messages were going through.. only some.
  5. nigameash macrumors 6502

    Dec 6, 2008
    Space: The Final Frontier
    Do these people have iMessage setup on multiple devices? It's possible the messages are hitting one device hence the delivered tag.
  6. lionheartednyhc macrumors 65816


    Jul 13, 2009
    I was having this yesterday. Went into iMessage settings and it was inexplicably turned off. Very odd. Turned it back on and it's working fine now
  7. imlynxy macrumors 65816

    Mar 8, 2012
    I've had the same problem. Had to off/on iMessages. Shame on Apple!!!
  8. Yun0 macrumors 65816


    Jun 12, 2013
    Winnipeg, Canada
    fine here. a simple toggle setting to fix & theres already the "OMG APPLE SHAME!!11"

  9. cynics macrumors G4

    Jan 8, 2012
    I've had this happen although it's very rare. That doesn't neglect the fact it's annoying and makes me question its overall reliability (which seems to be very high).

    Thankfully it's only been with my girlfriend. The messages I send that don't go through will even show up on all my devices (iPhone, iMac, and iPad) giving the impression it definitely went through. Then she'll send me a screen shot of what she actually got. It's happened the other way too.

    But like I said it seems to be very rare. I'll notice because of a disconnect in the conversation. Like out of no where "mine is going good though" or something.

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