If your carrier has recently ported your phonethe porting process might not be complete.
Mar 22, PM in response to ioana ceteras In response to ioana ceteras Hello ioana ceteras, Thank you for the details of the issue you are experiencing with SMS on your iPhone. I recommend the following steps for the issue you described: To resolve issues sending and receiving SMS, follow these steps Etxts to Settings and turn airplane mode off.
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If the issue occurs with a specific contact or contacts, delete and recreate the contact from the Oerson app. If you're using a "Pay as you go" SMS plan, make sure it has enough available balance.
Contact your texrs to verify there are no blocks or filters placed on your wireless preventing you from sending SMS. If the issue occurs with a specific contact or contacts, back up or forward important messages and delete your current messaging thre with the contact.
I do not work for Sprint and my suggestions and or opinions are my own. When sending messages internationally, you also need to use the contact's international code.
Contact your carrier to confirm that the porting process is complete. Contact your carrier to wong that you're provisioned for sending SMS and are in an area with cellular coverage.
Remove your SIM card and insert it again. Create a new message to the contact and try again.
Make sure that you're using the area code with the contact's phone. Make sure that you have a cellular network al in the status bar of your iPhone. Back up and restore your iPhone as new.
Send a new message to the contact. If there's no al, learn more about troubleshooting no service. Contact your carrier if you're unsure of your SMS plan or the available balance.