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Topic # 106579 26-Jul-2012 19:25 Send private message

I'm running a Motorola Milestone. Have had issues connecting to the network in 3G so am using 2G. I can make and receive calls. But cannot do the same with text messages. Ive added +64220227672 but still having no luck. Any suggestions?

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  Reply # 662585 26-Jul-2012 19:36 Send private message

Does the same issue happen with SIM card in another handset?



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  Reply # 662587 26-Jul-2012 19:39 Send private message

only in this unit. tried in a Samsung with no issues. following this http://www.2degreesmobile.co.nz/help/texts guide. 

I tried with 145 after the number. no luck. took it out and i can send texts but can receive them.

 

 



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  Reply # 662603 26-Jul-2012 19:58 Send private message

skathed: I'm running a Motorola Milestone. Have had issues connecting to the network in 3G so am using 2G. I can make and receive calls. But cannot do the same with text messages. Ive added +64220227672 but still having no luck. Any suggestions?


Ah, Motorola Androids. Yes, they make a real hash of it - they tend to send a whacky DCS; 27, from memory. PM your number to me. I *might* be able to help.




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  Reply # 662609 26-Jul-2012 20:13 Send private message

PM sent. 

I can receive messages from facebook. only issue is other numbers. 

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  Reply # 662726 27-Jul-2012 07:44 Send private message

The system is showing you successfully sent 82 text messages in the last week, and received 103, as late as yesterday. If it seems like it's not working then I think there must be something up with your handset.




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  Reply # 662800 27-Jul-2012 10:14 Send private message

Try clearing data from your messaging app as below -

Settings -> Applications -> Manage Applications -> All -> scroll down to Messaging > and press 'Clear data'

This won't delete your SMS, just the data that may be clogging your phone.

If that doesn't work the next thing to try is deleting all your SMS and uninstalling any apps loaded since the problem started, in case there's a corrupted one in there.

Final thing if it's still an issue is factory reset, but save all your data, pictures, music etc on your phone to the SD card first.

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  Reply # 663074 27-Jul-2012 19:33 Send private message

I am using Motorola defy
I sent a txt to a friend last Saturday, but never received any replies from her.
I messaged her again like 2 days later, she said she replied on Sunday morning.
Both of us are on 2degrees.
But I never received her message.
I think I had my phone on Airplane mode for a couple of hours during Sunday morning.
So is it airplane mode that stopped me from getting the txt? Or is it something else?

Thanks




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  Reply # 663075 27-Jul-2012 19:34 Send private message

wanghou168: I am using Motorola defy
I sent a txt to a friend last Saturday, but never received any replies from her.
I messaged her again like 2 days later, she said she replied on Sunday morning.
Both of us are on 2degrees.
But I never received her message.
I think I had my phone on Airplane mode for a couple of hours during Sunday morning.
So is it airplane mode that stopped me from getting the txt? Or is it something else?

Thanks


'Airplane mode' means: all radios turned OFF.




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  Reply # 663080 27-Jul-2012 19:43 Send private message

SaltyNZ:
wanghou168: I am using Motorola defy
I sent a txt to a friend last Saturday, but never received any replies from her.
I messaged her again like 2 days later, she said she replied on Sunday morning.
Both of us are on 2degrees.
But I never received her message.
I think I had my phone on Airplane mode for a couple of hours during Sunday morning.
So is it airplane mode that stopped me from getting the txt? Or is it something else?

Thanks


'Airplane mode' means: all radios turned OFF.


I thought normally when you turn the phone off, if you miss a msg then the msg will be delivered when the phone is turned back on.

So is it not the same then?

When I turned the Airplane mode off, the msg won't be redelivered?

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  Reply # 663082 27-Jul-2012 19:54 Send private message

wanghou168:
SaltyNZ:
wanghou168: I am using Motorola defy
I sent a txt to a friend last Saturday, but never received any replies from her.
I messaged her again like 2 days later, she said she replied on Sunday morning.
Both of us are on 2degrees.
But I never received her message.
I think I had my phone on Airplane mode for a couple of hours during Sunday morning.
So is it airplane mode that stopped me from getting the txt? Or is it something else?

Thanks


'Airplane mode' means: all radios turned OFF.


I thought normally when you turn the phone off, if you miss a msg then the msg will be delivered when the phone is turned back on.

So is it not the same then?

When I turned the Airplane mode off, the msg won't be redelivered?

Thanks


It should have been; perhaps it was. The OP received 103 messages but somehow none of them appeared on his handset.




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