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03-05-2013, 01:41 PM #1iMessage waiting on activation...
I've been all over google and can't fix this. My account is fine. Time zone is fine. I have every email and phone number hooked up to iMessages and it still won't activate. My face time works too. What the heck else could be wrong?!?!
03-05-2013, 01:54 PM #2
You have it turned on in Settings/Messages?
03-05-2013, 02:03 PM #3
Yes. I couldn't get the message saying that it was waiting if I didn't. I've tried resetting it. Resending the email. Rebooting. Everything myself and google can think of so far.
03-05-2013, 08:49 PM #4
Probably iMessage being down.
03-05-2013, 08:52 PM #5
For two months??? God I hope not.
03-05-2013, 08:53 PM #6
Dfu, setup as new device.
03-05-2013, 08:54 PM #7
Have. Three times.
With and without jailbreaks.
03-05-2013, 08:55 PM #8
Try a Different apple id?
03-05-2013, 10:12 PM #9
Guess that wouldn't be a bad idea. Have to redo everything but its worth a shot.
03-05-2013, 10:34 PM #10
Have you taken of into the apple store?
03-05-2013, 11:44 PM #11
There isn't one close to where I live.
03-06-2013, 12:36 AM #12
03-06-2013, 01:10 AM #13
Will try a new iCloud account though. Thanks mate
03-06-2013, 08:20 AM #14
03-06-2013, 11:41 AM #15
Is your phone factory unlock if yes then imessage should work
03-06-2013, 02:03 PM #16
No it's not. Sprint 4s. Not unlocks just the evasion jb on 6.1.
03-06-2013, 02:15 PM #17
This is very unusual behavior. I've had this occur on iOS 6.1.x personally (FaceTime or iMessage activates normally, but only the first one I try. The second will hang at "Waiting for Activation..." until Settings.app is killed, then only the e-mail addresses will be activated). However for me, a reboot would resolve this issue--the other service would show up as "activated" after that reboot.
It may just be a pernicious iOS bug. If you'd like, you can install this debugging profile on your iPhone and enable both logging switches in Settings -> Messages. Then you can view the logs generated via Xcode. It may not be the most helpful process, but it might provide some insight...
03-06-2013, 02:29 PM #18
I have debugging tools. And yes everything else works such as FaceTime. I don't have an option to resend a verification email now.