Texts will not send unless app is open

Discussion in 'iOS 7' started by EmbraceTheOne, Feb 11, 2014.

  1. EmbraceTheOne macrumors 6502a

    Aug 26, 2011
    Hi guys;

    I have an iPhone 5 with iOS7.0.4. I've been having a problem lately where, unless my Messages app is open; the text does not send (iMessage to).
    So, if I'm typing a text, I hit "send", then minimize the app and go to my home screen, it essentially freezes the sending and stops Untill I open the app again. This is very frustrating! I've reset my phone, twice, hard reset, double checked settings. I'm not really sure what to do at this point.
    Any help?
  2. cynics macrumors G4

    Jan 8, 2012
    When you bring the message app back to the foreground is the message still sending. Or did it fail to send and you need to resend?
  3. Stuke00 macrumors 68000

    Oct 11, 2011
    Are you sure the message didn't send? Maybe its just finishing the animation when you open it back up, but the message still sent?
  4. Armen macrumors 604


    Apr 30, 2013
    Could it be a problem with your carrier?

    Does it send out text messages if you turn iMessage off?

    Messages is a system process so it never closes/pauses as far as the process goes.
  5. Altis macrumors 68030

    Sep 10, 2013
    Mine does this too. I think the messages are sending though, but it just completes the animation when you go back in... Which always makes me wonder if it just sent then. However, I often send messages and switch applications before it animates it, and it seems to still work fine.

    If you enable your sound, I think you should still hear the 'whoop' sound, even with the messages app in the background (indicating it sent).

    Silly iOS 7....
  6. EmbraceTheOne thread starter macrumors 6502a

    Aug 26, 2011
    It's just strange, started a couple weeks ago. It's never done it before. Enabling my sounds it does indeed send; just finishes the animation when I enter the app. Thanks guys!

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