Best ways to Activate Text Message Forwarding on iPhone and iPad

Text Message Forwarding on iPhone xs

If you have an iPhone 7, iPhone 8, iPhone X , iPhone XS, XR and XS Max or and iPad here is how to activate text message forwarding on any one of them. Often times, we receive texts from friends, love ones and acquaintances and as such might want to forward such information to someone else. Instead of getting to retype these messages as they are, we could probably forward them as they come to our preferred individual.

In summary, we can say that Text message forwarding is a phone feature that allows you to send an exact duplicate of text messages sent to you. In an ordinary phone, text forwarding can be as easy as it can be,  as virtually every phone follows the same procedure but it is quite different on the iPhone, Mac or iPad.

Text Message Forwarding on iPhone
Somehow, the simple function of text forwarding on iPhone is often seen as a herculean task especially for the new iPhone users even after the new iOS update. Seemingly, there are solutions to fixing this small problem on iPhone or iPad devices. Wed be highlighting some of the solutions in this article.

How to Fix Text forwarding on iPhone devices

First of all, it is overly important that you have messages enabled on your iPhone. This will give rise to enabling text message forwarding. Also, you need to have a functional email address enabled in imessage setting, during the setup process, to enable you to receive the messaging activation code.

Presently, the latest version of the newly released iPhone Xs, XS Max and iPad come with new features changes and improvement. Consequently, the makers of the device, Apple has fixed some of the common problems users experience in the previous IOS version.

Fortunately, one of the newly improved features included the text message forwarding feature on the iPhone. This newly developed feature allows users to send messages exactly as it was sent to them in the text Message app to another device.

However, to confidently utilize the test message forwarding feature, you need to make sure that you have the same Apple ID logged in, on both devices involved, { the sending device and the receiving device}. This has to bolster the functionality of the all process.

Also, you will need to make sure that your device is signed in the iPhone face time feature using your Apple ID.

To use the text message forwarding features on your Mac or an iPad, you need to put your email address in message and also use the Face time with the Apple ID or iCloud. And on the off chance that you are still having problems activating text message forwarding on your iPhone or iPad devices, then the following given simple steps below will lead you in activating the text message forwarding on your iPhone or iPad running iOS without much troubles.

Steps to activate text Message forwarding on iPhone and iPad Running IOS 11

  • Switch your iPhone on and off and go to the Settings folder.
  • Tap on message
  • Next, tap on Send & Receive and then tap on Use your Apple ID for iMessage.
  • Tap on your Apple ID for iMessage
  • Type in your Apple ID and password into the required fields. IOS will let you enable iMessage using an email associated with your Apple ID. The email should also be associated with your phone number.
  • Click on the NEXT option
  • Next, go to the iMessage settings and select Text Message Forwarding. Messages on the Mac will automatically open up. It will also create a one-time verification code.
  • Enter this code on your iPhone, after, all your devices are set up and everything will remain working.

Once you have done this, your device text forwarding feature should start working immediately. If not retry the steps again and if the situation persists, try the steps belo

  • Check the time and date on your device
  • Turn off and restart iMessage
  • Update your version of IOS
  • Talk to your cellular service provider
  • Toggle airplane mode on and off
  • Remove any restrictions for iMessage in your settings
  • Sign out of iMessage and re sign in.

Once you have successfully followed the steps highlighted, you should get your Text Message Forwarding feature working as swiftly as it can be without the need for any internet connection.

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