After updating iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch to new version of iOS like iOS 8, lot of users can’t login into iMessage or FaceTime. This issue already happened in iOS 7.
They also got error message like this.
iMessage Activation Could not sign in. Please check your network connection and try again.
- 1. Launch Settings app. Scroll down and find “iTunes store & App Store”.
- Log out from iTunes store & App store account.
- Turn off your iOS device and wait 1 or 2 minutes then turn your Apple device back on.
- Now go to Settings -> iTunes store & App store. Now log back again.
Solution 2:- (Reset Network Settings)
- First turn of iMessage. Go to Settings -> General -> iMessage -> Turn Off
- Turn off Face time. Go to Settings -> General -> FaceTime-> Turn Off
- Reset network settings using Settings -> General -> Reset -> Reset Network Settings.
- Now connect your WiFi.
- Now turn on iMessage and FaceTime. Try to connect.
Solution 3:- (Reset All Settings)
- Reset All settings
- Go to Settings -> General -> Reset -> Reset All Settings.
- Then connect to FaceTime or iMessage.
SEE ALSO: How to Fix Message Search Not Working Issue After iOS 8 Update
Solution 4:- (change WiFi DNS)
- Go to Settings -> WiFi and choose your WiFi connection.
- Change the DNS to 126.96.36.199 and now try to connect iMessage and FaceTime.
Go to Settings -> General -> Date & Time and Turn on “Set Automatically” option.
Now try to connect FaceTime & iMessage.
- Backup your iOS device using iTunes.
- Reformat your iPhone or iPad. Go to Settings -> General -> Reset -> Erase All content and settings.
- Then restore your device from iTunes.
Solution 7:- (suggested by peter)
- Press and hold both Power Button and home button together for 10 secs.
- Your device will soft reset. Then re-login to both FaceTime and iMessage using Settings.
If you have any other solutions for this problem, do let us via comment.