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In order to be able to send a traditional text message, you need access to a mobile phone network (and a way of "paying" for the message-usually part of your PAYG sim contract etc). An iPad or iPod touch can send iMessages but will not be able to send a text unless it is linked to an iPhone with a valid mobile sim.


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The iPod can only send iMessages, not SMS. iMessage is a service from Apple that only work on Apple devices. It is possible to send regular SMS from an iPod if you have an iPhone on the same Apple-ID and on the same Wi-Fi network. If you do not have an iPhone all messages is sent from your e-mail address not a phone number.


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I had this same issue and was able to resolve it by extracting the data from a backup. I used the script (accessible via link) to accomplish this. Note that a Mac would be required - Also note, I am in no way affiliated with the source or content, just a user in the past. Run a phone backup via iTunes while connected to your computer In Finder, go to the ...


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I had to fight with this recently to screen share with my mother so hopefully I can shed some light on some issues you may be having. Per Apples support page on Screen Sharing: You can share screens using AIM, Jabber, Google Talk, and Bonjour. You can’t share screens using iMessage or Yahoo!. That being said, you'll want to go to the preferences pane ...


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Press and hold the message to delete, a menu will pop-up with the options "Copy" and "More". Tap "More". The message you selected is marked with a checkmark on the left. You can check more or delete all by tapping "Delete All" on the top left. Tap the trash after selecting the message to be deleted. A confirmation will appear. Press "Delete Message". ...


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While the other answers are basically correct, you can use a third party app. Try Google hangouts, or Pinger, as well as others (search the appstore for "SMS" or "texting app"). These apps will assign a phone number so that you can send and receive SMS messages.


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Short of resetting or jail breaking your device, there's no fast way to do it. But, maybe you can use the Message History option under the Messages app setting to your advantage. Assuming you don't already have it set to 30 days, change Keep Messages and have iOS automatically get rid of a majority of your messages. Then, you can proceed to delete the ...


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Sharing the appleId is the issue. The only way to solve the problem is to at the very least put the phones on different appleId's for iMessage. If you open the Settings app, you will discover that iCloud, iTunes and App Store, Messages(iMessage), Facetime, Game Center, and perhaps Mail, Contact and Calenders all can be configured to use separate ...


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If you are showing a conversation, go back to Messages. (Top Left on your screen) Then at the top right side you will see an icon to start a new message. See picture below. Apple Support has more help for you too. Hope this helps you.


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If you are not connected on the same LAN segment (both computers on the same network) and you are going through a router, chances are the router's firewall is blocking the connection. What you have to do is open/forward the ports on the router Apple screenshare (remote desktop) uses to communicate. The ports are: TCP: 5900, 5988 UDP: 5900, 3283 Screen ...


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Sadly, you can't change the conversation that the number is coming from with out deleting the conversations.



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