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Thread: Activating iMessage on 4S
07-29-2012, 12:28 AM #1Activating iMessage on 4S
Hey guys, I've been trying to activate iMessage on my 4S (5.1.1, unlocked using SAM method) and I cannot figure out what the problem is. I have read methods that work for Tmobile but I am using another gsm carrier in the US. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks.
07-29-2012, 12:52 AM #2
Didn't think the SAM method worked anymore, but in any case. You have it turned on of coarse in Settings/Messages/iMessages?
APN settings may have something to do with it, not 100% sure as I am on T-Mo and correct APN settings are necessary for it to work for me.
Sorry I couldn't be of anymore help.
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Last edited by blkcadi; 07-29-2012 at 12:55 AM.
07-29-2012, 09:35 AM #3
Yes I have iMessage set to "on" but it is stuck at "waiting for activation...". And I used the SAM method back in April but I am just now trying to set up iMessage. I have mms and data working as well but perhaps other APN settings would work
07-31-2012, 12:25 AM #4
It doesn't but how did you set up the other APN fields, what method did you use to get to these settings?
07-31-2012, 12:58 AM #5
I just used google to find the APN settings. Perhaps it's a problem with the activation text that gets sent to apple?
08-01-2012, 02:59 PM #6
Yeah, I'm not sure about other carriers n whatnot, but I had same symptom after AT&T unlocked my 3GS for me n I restored it...I ended up calling AT&T back n tech had me reset network settings in phone...that fixed it for me...not sure if u can do that on your phone though since its not official unlock...