1. mohawk apple's Avatar
    when i send a iMessage to a buddy with a iPhone it usually sends as a text message anybody have any idea why? only now and then it will send as a iMessage!

    it always sends a iMessage when I'm sending from my iPad or my mac.
    10-10-2012 05:59 AM
  2. Nanci's Avatar
    Doesn't it depend on whether your buddy is using wifi or cell??
    10-10-2012 07:32 AM
  3. jalba3's Avatar
    From my understanding, if you send a message to another iPhone and they have poor reception, data turned off, or iMessage off, it will be delivered as an SMS text. Also yourMac & iPad can't send a text but will deliver an iMessage regardless and your friend should receive them when one of the previously mentioned are no longer true.
    10-10-2012 07:58 AM
  4. dfb8085's Avatar
    imessage has to be turned on at both ends. if either party has it turned off it switches over to sms
    10-30-2012 10:41 AM

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