Texts appear on Apple Watch but not iPhone

Discussion in 'iOS 9' started by tirexstorm, Mar 24, 2016.

  1. tirexstorm macrumors regular

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    Oct 22, 2007
    #1
    Running iOS 9.1. Everything was going fine until this afternoon. Suddenly all of my outgoing messages have been sent as a text message rather than an iMessage. Replies have appeared on my Apple Watch, but not my iphone. I tried to restart my phone and to toggle iMessages off and back on. Neither solved my problem. Suggestions?
     
  2. Mlrollin91 macrumors G4

    Mlrollin91

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    Nov 20, 2008
    Location:
    Ventura County
    #2
    I had this problem. I unpaired my watch and repaired. I used the backup that the phone made when unpairing. Issue was resolved after setting up the watch again. For whatever reason repairing the watch fixed the phone issue.
     
  3. jgelin macrumors 6502a

    jgelin

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    Jul 30, 2015
    Location:
    St Petersburg, FL
    #3
    Mine will sometimes do this if the reception is bad on my Phone, somehow they will show up on my watch first, with no trace on the phone until it catches full reception and delivers them. If I reply from the watch the message I send shows on phone, but not initial received one.
     

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