Texting not working on Android phone - Steve Saunders Goldwing Forums

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 03-12-2019, 06:50 AM Thread Starter
Senior Member
 
Peter Goldwing's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2015
Location: Edgewater, FL
Year: 2008
Make: Honda
Model: GL 1800
Posts: 1,490
Texting not working on Android phone

I woke up and turned my cell on and I received a text sent last night by my son. I tried to respond and "message failed" to deliver.
I tried other people and it failed too. The data and phone calling works.
I google it, cleared the cache of the messaging app with no help. I restarted the phone.Nothing.I dont want to clear the DATA on the messaging app since I have important texts in there. Any ideas?
Just found out wife's texting does not work. She's in NJ now . She uses a different app

I make sense all the time. The problem is you only listen intermittently

Follow me on the spot

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Peter Goldwing is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 03-12-2019, 07:23 AM
Member
 
tamathumper's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2018
Location: Hadley, NY
Year: 2003
Make: Honda
Model: GL1800A
Posts: 203
Garage
Which app are you using? Which carrier? Sometimes an app will think it has a clear path to the Internet when it really doesn't (most common with captive networks, like you get in an airport or hotel or on a plane), so...

If it's one of the WiFi-capable apps, turn off cellular data and try it.

If no joy, turn on cellular data then turn off WiFi and try it.

Report back.

'03 GL1800A | Porsche 968 | Ford F-150 | Skidoo GSX (2) | Seadoo GTI (2) | Suzuki ATV (2)
A.A.O.N.M.S. | NRA Endowment | Gun Owners of America | Oath Keepers
tamathumper is offline  
post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 03-12-2019, 08:34 AM
Keeper of the Bookmarks / Moderator
 
AZgl1800's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Oologah, Indian Territory, USA...
Year: 2002
Make: Honda
Model: GL1800 Hot Rod Yellow
Posts: 56,998
Garage
for those important text messages, I would immediately export them to your email account.

I use Textra as the SMS app, that is easy to do with that app. but all should support that feature.

have you verified that your wife's ph won't text to anyone? not just you?

for both phones to quit, that relates to some commonality.

here is a backup method of texting for you.

use this link to send messages from your PC
http://www.onlinetextmessage.com/ver...xt-message.php

all carriers offer this, and this link does not care which carrier is your home carrier.

and before you go any further, install this app and backup all of your SMS messages.

https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...up.smscontacts

it will save to email, to SDcard, to internal memory ( not a good idea )

~ John


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.



To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
AZgl1800 is offline  
Reply

  Steve Saunders Goldwing Forums > Forums > Miscellaneous Forum

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Steve Saunders Goldwing Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
motorcycle texting pinkpork Fun Forum 2 08-25-2008 07:58 PM
motorcyclist texting while riding don_berry General Motorcycle Discussion Forum 18 08-16-2008 01:27 PM
holographic texting UbarW Fun Forum 0 06-30-2008 12:34 AM
phone texting dirt Fun Forum 2 12-02-2007 08:27 PM
Morse Code is Faster than SMS Texting AZgl1800 Miscellaneous Forum 3 03-25-2007 05:37 AM

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome