Samsung Note 8 Not Receiving Text Messages (Solved)

Text messaging is one of the essential services that smartphones offer, but some Samsung Galaxy Note 8 owner has an issue that their phone is not receiving text messages from other smartphones while others complain that the Note 8 is not sending as well.

The two problems commonly faced on the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is when the phone is not sending text messages or sending SMS to someone who uses a non-Apple phone such as Android, Windows, Blackberry as iMessage. The other problem is when the Note 8 can’t receive texts or SMS sent from someone that uses an iPhone.

This issue can happen if you make use of iMessage on your iPhone and then transfer your SIM card to your Note 8. If you didn’t deactivate iMessage before using the SIM card on Galaxy Note 8, other iOS devices would still use iMessage to send SMS to you. Below we’ll explain how to fix the Samsung Note 8 not getting texts problem.

How to Fix Note 8 Not Receiving Text Messages:

  1. Insert the SIM card back into the iPhone.
  2. Ensure you connect the iPhone to a data network
  3. Navigate to Settings > Message and then Switch off iMessage
  4. This solution will fix Note 8 not getting text messages problem.

You also have the option to go to Deregister iMessage page and turn off iMessage if you cannot disable the iMessage or you don’t have the original iPhone with you. Stroll to the bottom of the page and select the option “no longer have your iPhone?” immediately you get to the deregister iMessage page.

There is a field to enter your phone number, type phone number and select your region below this option. Write down the code in the field “Enter confirmation code” and then tap on submit. With this process, you should be able to receive text messages or SMS from iPhone users on your Samsung Note 8.

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