can't send or receive or send text to one specific person

Discussion in 'Android Lounge' started by JaydeEvo, Dec 27, 2011.

  1. JaydeEvo

    JaydeEvo Well-Known Member
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    My phone was shut off for a couple days and since then I cant send or receive a text from my dad. Each device says the text was sent properly. Both devices are current generation android( thunderbolt and galaxy s2). Any idea?
     

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  2. chrstdvd

    chrstdvd Well-Known Member
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    Sounds like you have him blocked and he has you blocked or blacklisted. Check the settings in Privacy and Security, and see if you have each other black listed. I doubt it, but worth a look.

    I read on one of the forums that this happens when you have each other's phone numbers listed the land line way, that is with a leading 1 xxx xxx xxxx. Take the one out and you should be able to send and receive texts to each others phones.
     
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  3. Frisco

    Frisco =Luceat Lux Vestra=
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    Yeah, the number formatting is important with some carriers. Just toss them in with no spaces or dashes, and no "1" for the long distance/outside area code thing most land line accounts need.
     

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