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Tue, Aug 4, 2020 8:48 PM

Specific person. I can receive but not send text messages

Why can I not send text messages to my friend but he can send them to me? How do I fix this?! We both have Android phones. We do not have eachother blocked. 


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2 months ago

Hey there @Saraleigh1992!


Let's look into why you're unable to send text messages to that specific contact. We just need to know more about your experience.

  • Have you ever been able to send text messages to this specific contact?
    • If so, when was the last time you successfully sent a text message to that contact?
    • Had anything changed on your device since you last sent that text message?
  • What is the make and model of your device?
  • Have you ever owned an iPhone prior to your current Android device?

If you haven't already, try resolving your experience by powering your device completely off before powering it back on again after several seconds.


Let us know how this worked for you.


Lar, AT&T Community Specialist

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