27-10-2011 11:25 AM
I sent a text to another iPhone on Tuesday and it automatically went as an iMessage even though my preivous text to this person (about an hour before) went as SMS.
i didn't get a reply and have realised today that it doesn't say 'Delivered' underneath the iMessage. When i send iMessages to other people it does say 'Delivered' underneath.
So do i assume the person didn't get the iMessage and resend?
27-10-2011 12:01 PM
What colour was the message that you sent?
Green means you sent a text message and Blue is when you send a IMessage.
I believe you will only get read receipts on messages when the other user has enabled the send read receipts on there device.
On a Iphone this can be founs in Settings>Messages>Send Read Receipts
If it failed to send your Iphone will have a icon against the message and it will allow you to re-send it.
Hope that helps, let me know if you still have problems.
27-10-2011 12:08 PM
However, here's a bombshell: I've disabled iMessage
I've been experiencing issues with messages between my wife and I. Her network connectivity is quite poor when she's at work so most of the time her messages to me were failing. When she specified the failed message should be sent as SMS to my phone number, they were actually being sent via MMS to my email address.
I'm not sure whether this was a bug on Apple's part, VF's part or O2's part, but either way, I've not been too impressed and so disabled it for now.
I really must report it to Apple at some point.
27-10-2011 12:09 PM
Thanks for coming back to me.
The first text was green and I had a reply straight away and the second was blue and I had no reply. I know with text messages it come's up with the error if it's not sent but does it still do that with the iMessages?
When I send iMessages to another one of my friends it says delivered underneath then read when he's read it as he's enabled the read message setting. I've not enabled that so he says it just says delivered after mine but doesn't then change to read.
As it doesn't say delivered under then I am tempted to resend but (if I'm completely honest) I don't want to come across as slightly stalker like as the message is to a guy I like and he may just have chosen not to reply!!!
27-10-2011 12:25 PM
Another reason I turned the iMessage feature off is because I did notice once or twice I'd ask my wife if she got my message, and she said no. Looking back through the messages it was clear that the message hadn't failed, but obviously it only gives you a delivery confirmation for your most recent message.
I can only assume that as I sent it, but she didn't receive it, that the message did fail, but for some reason it didn't fall back to SMS or notify me of the problem.
My advice to you is to turn iMessage off and send him the message again. Or at the very least find some other reason to text him so if he has received the other one you don't seem TOO stalkerish! But I'm sure he wouldn't think that
27-10-2011 02:14 PM
haha. you are funny.
Hopefully you'll get the reply you have been waiting for, if chap knows what is good for him. :-)
I think Imessage setup is catching people though, in Settings>Messages there is a option called received at. This option allows the users what to set how you can be reached for messages:
Your phone number is defaulted in unless your sim card has not got you number saved to it and you can add multiple e-mail address.
keep us update on whether you got a reply or not :-)