iMessage working sometimes, other times regular texts

Discussion in 'iOS 5 and earlier' started by St. Germain, Oct 28, 2011.

  1. St. Germain macrumors 6502

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    I was thinking that with iMessage, my parents could cancel their text message plans and use iMessage to send us texts instead. That seems to be working 95% of the time for them but occasionally, their messages are sent to me as a regular green "Text Message."

    What might be causing this? Is it something on my end, their end?

    Attached is a screen cap of what it looked like on my end this morning...these are all received messages.
     

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  2. miles01110 macrumors Core

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    This is normal. If it can't be sent as an iMessage it gets sent as a text message.
     

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