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    Default Text messaging app will not open

    I did the update through iTunes with my iPhone 6s Plus and I have noticed that after awhile the text messaging stock app will not open. I have to turn the phone off and on. I tried closing the app and re open it and it opens then goes blank. Just a white screen in app.
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    Default Re: Text messaging app will not open

    Same thing here.
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    Default Text messaging app will not open

    I have been using text messaging all day long after the update and haven't had this issue.

    Next time this happens for you, simply double click the home button and force close the messages app and open it again.
    Saves you from restarting your device all the time.

    Having said that, I have no idea why this keeps happening to the two of you.
    Last edited by Tartarus; 09-13-2016 at 08:45 PM.
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    Default Text messaging app will not open

    I haven't seen this on my 6s Plus. Hopefully it's a short lived glitch.
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    Default Re: Text messaging app will not open

    Quote Originally Posted by Tartarus View Post
    I have been using text messaging all day long after the update and haven't had this issue.

    Next time this happens for you, simply double click the home button and force close the messages app and open it again.
    Saves you from restarting your device all the time.

    Having said that, I have no idea why this keeps happening to the of you.
    I did that also. It was getting stuck when I was trying to download the update for the watch too. I had to restart my phone a few times. Im just going to leave my phone on the charger for a while.
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    Ok well i did that. So let's hope it doesn't happen again.
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    Default Re: Text messaging app will not open

    Everything else is working very smooth.
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    Default Re: Text messaging app will not open

    I've been having this same issue all afternoon since i've updated. Just had to restart the phone again a few minutes ago. Force closing the Messages app doesn't fix the issue. Using iPhone 6s Plus.
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    Default Re: Text messaging app will not open

    Here's a screen shot of my text messages. It's doing it again.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mommybetts View Post
    Here's a screen shot of my text messages. It's doing it again. http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/2016...437e05a3b6.jpg
    Same for me! It gets annoying.
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    Default Re: Text messaging app will not open

    Mine did this for about five or six hours and then I did a hard reset and everything is not smooth. Try a hard reset.
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    Hard reset meaning delete everything on the phone? Or just holding the power button and home button at the same time, if the latter, I've done that. Still no improvement.
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    He means the latter. I did that and so far so good. It hasn't happened since.
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    Default Re: Text messaging app will not open

    Well it's still happening even after a hard reset. Hopefully it's addressed soon.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bigdad84 View Post
    Hard reset meaning delete everything on the phone? Or just holding the power button and home button at the same time, if the latter, I've done that. Still no improvement.
    No. A hard reset:
    Hold the top or side power/sleep button and the home button at the same time until the Apple logo appears, then release.
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    Well it's still happening even after a hard reset. Hopefully it's addressed soon.
    Try toggling iMessage off in Settings > then sign out of iMessage > Then sign back in. Toggle back on.
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    It hasn't happened today so far. Anyone have the issue today?

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