mobile SMS not working

Discussion in 'Windows Live Messenger' started by msnews, Mar 19, 2009.

  1. msnews

    msnews Guest

    Hi,not sure if anyone has same problem. In the past, I can receive and reply
    SMS from my mobile phone to my contacts. but now I can only receive SMS send
    from WLM, my contact cannot receive SMS I replied.
    msnews, Mar 19, 2009
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  2. Greetings,

    What exactly happens when you reply? For instance, do you actually get a response back
    saying your command was not understood (or something similar)?

    Also, it would be helpful to know which carrier you're using and what country you're in as
    the SMS services are different on every system.

    Jonathan Kay
    Microsoft MVP - Windows Live Messenger
    MSN Messenger/Windows Messenger
    MessengerGeek Blog:
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    (c) 2009 Jonathan Kay - If redistributing, you must include this signature or citation
    Jonathan Kay [MVP], Mar 19, 2009
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  3. msnews

    msnews Guest

    Jonathan, no error message, reply was sent normally but just cannot receive
    it in other side. I use AT&T.
    msnews, Mar 19, 2009
  4. Jonathan Kay [MVP], Mar 22, 2009
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    Kolz Guest

    Having the same issue. Not just one account it is many different account
    (family etc)

    they can all receive sms to phone but when they replay it goes no where.
    doesn't matter who from WMLM is sending message.

    AT&T and iphones

    Anyone have thoughts? used to work with iphones or any other phone
    Kolz, Apr 17, 2009
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    Robert Green Guest

    I'm having the same problem.

    My friends in Mexico, probably using the Spanish language version of WLM
    can only send SMS to me, but never receive my replies. This used to work

    HOWEVER: I have WLM 8.1 (build 8.1.0178.00) on one of my PCs and I CAN send
    and receive SMS to myself no problem.

    I just tried from another PC I have here at home that has a newer version
    and also Spanish language version of WLM. Same problem. I can send SMS to
    my cell but I never receive the reply.

    My phone is iPhone 3G on AT&T.
    Robert Green, Apr 22, 2009
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    Robert Green Guest

    Just re-checked my other PC.

    Running english language WLM (build 14.0.8064.206).

    Can send SMS to my iPhone. Responses never received.

    So, seems like this ancient WLM doesn't have this problem but newer ones do.
    Robert Green, Apr 22, 2009
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    Peter Guest

    I have the same problem and it is not releated to to version of the messenget
    but to the account. I log into the same version with different account names
    ant one works and the other doesn't. Settings are all the same....
    Peter, Jun 1, 2009
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