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tomade
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text messages won't send even though i have signal

hey guys,

 

my phone has signal, full bars in fact, but for the last 24hrs i soetimes can't send texts but i can still call

i have tries turnng my phone off and on but still doesn't help

 

what do i do?

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Re: text messages won't send even though i have signal

Check to see if there are any outages in the mobile network where you are: http://giff.ly/ggservice

If OK then see if doing a manual roam helps http://community.giffgaff.com/t5/Learn-giffgaff-Top-Tips/manual-roam/m-p/3345471#M32502

Also try turning airplane mode on and then back off.
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Re: text messages won't send even though i have signal

You should probably check the service status in your area, which you can do from http://status.o2.co.uk/ by entering your postcode and clicking the 'Check' button. This should give you any local issues, including planned and emergency engineering work, as well as indicating what sort of signal strength you should expect.

If you find that there are no issues reported in your area, try:

1. Turning your phone off, then wait five minutes, then turn your phone back on again, then wait five more minutes and try using it as normal

2. A manual roam - there's a handy guide for this at http://is.gd/manualroam

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Re: text messages won't send even though i have signal


tomade wrote:

hey guys,

 

my phone has signal, full bars in fact, but for the last 24hrs i soetimes can't send texts but i can still call

i have tries turnng my phone off and on but still doesn't help

 

what do i do?


try doing amanual roam.

 

Just go to the settings of your phone and into the mobile networks section.

 

Select any network other than o2/gg/tesco.

 

After a few secs it will fail to connect, now reselect GG.

 

doing that sends a far more powerful signsal to the network and clears a lot of texting issues.

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Re: text messages won't send even though i have signal

Check your status here firstly http://status.o2.co.uk if all is fine th er then try this link on doing a manual roam http://is.gd/manualroam
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Re: text messages won't send even though i have signal

you need to check your local area coverage on the o2 website 

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Re: text messages won't send even though i have signal

check
http://status.o2.co.uk
for any local issues
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Re: text messages won't send even though i have signal

Try doing a manual roam it sorts out sendibg and receiving text msg problems see the here
http://bit.ly/wMZabg

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Re: text messages won't send even though i have signal

Reboot your phone. http://status.o2.co.uk/
by entering your postcode and clicking the 'Check' button. This should give you any local issues, including planned and emergency engineering work, as well as indicating what sort of signal strength you should expect.
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Re: text messages won't send even though i have signal

Reboot your phone & put *0# before each text for a delivery report :smileyhappy:
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