I have iphone 6s plus and iphone 5. My iphone 6s plus has no issue in iMesage activation, but when I tried to activate my iphone 5's iMessage, it cannot be activated, after awaiting for activation for some time, it stated failed. I've tried several tips and trick but still failed
Any solution for this ?
Ps : both 5 and 6s plus used different operator simcard
- 10-12-2016, 12:04 PM #2
- 10-12-2016, 04:48 PM #4
- 10-12-2016, 04:49 PM #5
Re: iMessage activation
Finally, I succeeded to activate my other number on iphone 5 (after various solution from internet, long discussion both apple help staff and carrier customer service - which gave no solution).
Although it's not so important for me to activate iMessage, still .. my curiosity won
I tried to logout all my apple id and icloud from iphone 5, reset to factory, login to apple id from my mac, remove my device (iphone 5), re activated my iphone 5 with the same apple id, and finally a notification at my macbook to add my phone number to the "can be reached at / contact information"
All run well ..... my appleid email, icloud email and 2 phone number , all showed at the "can be reached at / contact information / send & receive"
I restart my macbook, iphone 6s + and iphone 5, and again all run well (for iMessages as well)
BUT ..... my newly add phone number disappeared from appleid - "can be reached at" and "contact information". But still showed at "send & receive" iMessages and FaceTime (which still run well)
Try to re-add the phone number from "add" menu at appleid (both browser and contact information from icloud), but it stated "cannot add, already registered for this phone number (or something like that)
This iMessage , FaceTime, appleID, icloud thing is really a mess and confusing
- 10-18-2016, 04:54 PM #8
Re: iMessage activation
Anyhow, I created "my phone/my info" for one of my phone, and select it at the "my info setting". And now menu phone , " my info" appear at the top of "contact" (which used to be my phone number. This phone number has never has any issue at imes or else
I tried to select "my phone" from my other phone, but can't find it. Doesn't it suppose to sync through my icloud ? (For the phonebook/contact" ? (This phone no is the one which dissappeared)
- 10-19-2016, 09:10 AM #10
Go to Settings > Contacts > my info
Tap on "my info" and it takes you to your contact card in contacts. Then tap on your name in the contacts menu.
This is on iOS 10. My info will be in Mail, Contacts and Calendar > contacts on older OS.
- 10-19-2016, 09:14 AM #11
My name is not in the contacts menu (should I add/create my own phone number/contact on phonebook?). I haven't set up a contact card. How to do it ?
On setting > phone, my number is correct
Today, all my number, appleid and icloud email address re-appeared again (strange huh?)
- 10-19-2016, 06:32 PM #13
- 10-19-2016, 06:38 PM #14
- 10-20-2016, 05:55 PM #16
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