How To Fix LG G5 Not Getting Texts
Some have reported that the LG G5 can’t get texts. Others that own the LG G5 have claimed that the LG G5 can’t receive messages from iPhone users. Both of these issues that are part of the problem when your LG G5 is not getting texts.
The first is when the LG G5 cannot receive text messages or SMS on your smartphone from someone that sends a text from an iPhone. Another issues is that the LG G5 can’t send text messages or SMS to someone who uses a non-Apple phone such as Windows, Android, Blackberry as the messages are sent as iMessage.
These two problems are commonly faced on the LG G5 if you’ve used iMessage on an iPhone at any time and then you transferred your SIM card to a LG G5. This problem is generally because you have forgot to deactivate iMessage before using the SIM card on your new LG G5. Then when other iOS device users try to use iMessage in order to text you, the LG G5 can’t get text messages. The good news is that we’ll explain below how to fix the LG G5 not getting texts.
How To Fix LG G5 Can’t Receive Messages:
- Put the sim card back into your iPhone that you had transferred in your LG G5.
- Make sure that the phone is connected to a data network such as LTE or 3G.
- Navigate to Settings > Message and then turn off iMessage.
If you don’t have the original iPhone with you or cannot turn off the iMeassge. The next best option would be to go to Deregister iMessage page and turn off iMessage. Once you get to the deregister iMessage page, go to the bottom of the page and select the option “no longer have your iPhone?”. Below this option, there is a field to enter your phone number, select your region and type phone number. Then click on Send code. Write the code in the field “enter confirmation code” and then click on submit. Now you should be able to receive test messages on your LG G5 from iPhone users.