1. w7sg's Avatar
    Hi,

    I sent a text message to two recipients. They did not get the text. It was a link to a web page. I re-sent it but this time added some text before the web page link. Both still didn't receive it.

    I sent the exact message again to them, 1 at a time. They both got it. Have you seen this? Is this a setting or a bug?

    thx
    01-04-2018 12:13 PM
  2. bbgpsuser's Avatar
    Do you have MMS enabled? I think the default is that messages to multiple people are sent as MMS.
    01-04-2018 12:30 PM
  3. w7sg's Avatar
    Yes. Settings, Multimedia Messages, Group conversation is on.
    01-04-2018 12:49 PM
  4. Gayle Lynn's Avatar
    Curious, you don't mention the messaging app. Shouldn't matter. Or carrier, though that might with video.

    There is an option to not preview web links. It was web link and not to video, or where it might get filtered?
    01-04-2018 02:54 PM
  5. evohicks's Avatar
    You should be able to send text messages to multiple contacts.
    Hit messages then compose message after that point you should be able to choose multiple contacts, it works ok here, maybe it's a carrier issue.
    Tim1954 likes this.
    01-04-2018 04:28 PM
  6. w7sg's Avatar
    Hi Gayle & evo. The carrier is AT&T. I never had a problem with multiple contacts with the iPhone, so it's not a carrier issue. I had a web page link I had cut & pasted into the Messages app that came with the phone.

    Is there another Messaging/Text app?

    thx much
    01-04-2018 05:58 PM
  7. Tim1954's Avatar
    So you can send images? (that's to test your mms is enabled and functional).
    Usually, getting links means mms not enabled in the recipient device...
    01-04-2018 06:53 PM
  8. w7sg's Avatar
    Hey Tim,

    Just tried it to the same two recipients. Sent a picture, one of them just replied they got it.
    I also sent just a "reply if you get this" text today to both of them, they both got it fine.
    01-04-2018 10:00 PM
  9. strikeIII's Avatar
    Hi Gayle & evo. The carrier is AT&T. I never had a problem with multiple contacts with the iPhone, so it's not a carrier issue. I had a web page link I had cut & pasted into the Messages app that came with the phone.

    Is there another Messaging/Text app?

    thx much
    If you're coming from an iPhone then you may need to contact AT&T or log into your account and make sure you have the proper rate plan for standard LTE Devices and not for iPhone. Also if you still have access to your iPhone you can also try signing out of both iMessage and FaceTime.
    Tim1954 likes this.
    01-04-2018 10:04 PM
  10. w7sg's Avatar
    The picture went through ok to both recipients.

    strike ... don't have it. Going to try that web link again. Interesting a text only message is fine, a picture goes through fine to both, but that didn't! I'll be back.
    01-04-2018 10:15 PM
  11. Tim1954's Avatar
    I think @strikelll may be onto something. Ppl coming from iPhones often have issues with iMessage being the culprit... Perhaps investigate there....

    https://m.androidcentral.com/tips-li...y-iphone-users

    The answer to your conundrum may well be in there
    w7sg likes this.
    01-04-2018 10:58 PM
  12. w7sg's Avatar
    Thx for the link Tim. I did the disable iMessage with the on line tool. It came back & said "already disabled".

    My Granddaughter sent me & my wife a picture, I didn't get it. My wife has an iPhone as does my Granddaughter. I asked my wife to send me a picture, came through ok. Going to re-try that scenario where someone with an iPhone sends me & my wife a picture see if it comes through. If not, I'll have them go into settings and enable/turn on "send as SMS". I remember that one when I 1st got into the Android world with the Note 3

    I am going to check my wifes phone to see if "send as SMS" is already turned on/enabled.

    All doesn't explain why they didn't get my web link when I send it to two people. I'm going to try this again, just for grins, maybe as Gayle suggested, may be carrier related.

    More fun!
    01-05-2018 02:26 PM
  13. w7sg's Avatar
    Just an update, sent/messaged a different web page link to the same 2 recipients, went through fine. That is with no changes to any of the phones.

    Now to go onto another issue, my Granddaughter sent my wife & I a picture, I didn't get it ... here we go! LOL
    01-06-2018 11:06 AM

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