Cannot Receive Texts on Android

Having issues with your text messaging service on your Android Phone? If you are not able to receive Texts or SMS on your phone, we can help you fix the issue using this simple process

First, I’m going to show you a simpel method were you can reset the messaging service on the phone and then an alternative app you can use for texting instead of the default app

Cannot Receive Texts on Android – Clear Data

On your Android Phone go to Settings, Apps, and look for Messaging. Now go into Storage and Tab on Clear Data – confirm the message and this will reset the messaging service on the phone.

Android not receiving texts Delete App Data

You can also check this step by step Video

Hopefully this will fix the issue and you can receive text messages again, if you are still not able to download or recieve sms messages, then try using the alternative solution below

Cannot receive Texts on Android – Google Messages App

as an alternative solution for fixing text messaging issues on any android phone, we recommend using Google Messages, where you can download for free in the Google Play Store.

Once you have installed the app, open it, and it will as your confirmation to use Messages as the default texting app on your phone, confirm and you are ready to go.

You may like to check: How to Fix APN or Data issues on your android phone

This app offers much more features than the regular sms app that came with the phone, such as multimedia messages and a much better user interface

If you are having issues with Picture Messaging Services or MMS, then this is more related to the APN/MMS Settings on your phone, for this, please check how to setup the APN on your phone.

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