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I'd try going into Settings->Messages->Text Message Forwarding and then uncheck the switches by whatever is not receiving SMS messages and then check and then reauthenticate them individually, it should only take a couple of minutes.


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Press option+return or control+return to enter a new line. Edit: Added additional key combo re: smoooosher's comment to the OP


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Go to Settings->Messages->Send & Receive and then tap your phone number under "Start New Conversations From". Your phone number should not be greyed out here, you were probably just looking at the "You Can Be Reached By iMessage At" section.


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In Apple world if you are using same Apple ID, your messages and information are shared across devices. That is the reason why you are seeing the messages sent by your family members on your macbook. I would advise you to create separate Apple ID for every individual or disable iMessage from their personal devices. So that the device that was disabled ...


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Yes, you can send a text message to your friend using your Amazon Fire, to their iPad, but only if they have an iPhone as well. If they do, then your message will either go SMS (Short Message Service), which is basically what you know as a text message, or MMS (Multimedia Message Service), which is what gets sent when you send a photo to a friend with a ...


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Easiest solution is to create a script similar to the one above with just one line like this: tell application "Messages" to "clear unread messages"


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there could be many issues that are preventing you from using imessage. This may help you fix that. 1.check that your iMessage is still enabled in settings[ go into settings, scroll down until you find iMessage then click it. Check if the button is green if not click it to turn it on.


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I had a similar problem when I changed SIM cards (though I also changed numbers). To fix the problem I suggest: Signing out of iCloud on your devices and then (starting with your phone) signing back into all of them. This seemed to update my iMessage associated number (which doesn't seem to apply to your situation since you didn't change numbers - so ...


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Sadly, you can't change the conversation that the number is coming from with out deleting the conversations. Also, the only way to tell what number or email a conversation is coming from is to ask your friend what number it is coming from. The way they can tell what number its coming from is by either looking at the control bar at the top of the screen or, ...


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Individual read receipt assignment is coming in iOS 9, for what it's worth.


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You basically answered it yourself. Your iPhone is trying to send iMessages and can only deliver them when he has internet access (apparently he turned data roaming off). What you also can do is click on the message in the blue bubble, hold, and then select "sent as text measage". This will convert the iMessage to an SMS and it will appear in a green bubble. ...


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I took the liberty of furthering the above answer by Matthieu. I wrote a script that would automate the process by backing up all the user's messages, including images, audio files, and movies--storing each conversation into a text file by phone number. https://github.com/PeterKaminski09/baskup


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First make sure the "Save history when conversations are closed" is checked in "Preferences-->General" to have an archive of conversations in the future. Second the Messages.app history and archives are saved to a couple locations in Yosemite. ~/Library/Containers/com.apple.iChat/Data/Library/Messages/ ~/Library/Messages/ Backup the files in the folder ...


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Once you have revealed it, it stays. To remove it, you can go into the app switcher (double tap on HOME), and swipe the app away to force it to restart back in the default mode with a hidden search bar.


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you can choose where your message will go: click on the little down arrow right to the recipient's name, and select the destination Message or iMessage (or even other chat system like jabber or bonjour).



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