iMessage Not Working on iPhone XS, XR and XS Max – Here’s the Fix


As you all know iMessage is one of the best apps in iPhone. Many iPhone XS and XS Max users have complained that iMessage not working. Users can send pictures, video, audio, text, and location ease to who have iMessages on their iDevices. But in recent days I too had a problem with this which iMessage not working properly. It was really frustrating to me. Somehow, I solved this issue by using some solutions. In this article, I am going to tell you those solutions to solve this problem. It will help who have this issue.
Solution 1: Disable and Enable iMessage

  1. Go to Settings -> iMessage.
  2. Turn Off iMessage and then wait for few seconds.
  3. Again turn on iMessage.

Solution 2: Sign Out and Sign In iMessage

  1. Launch Settings -> Messages.
  2. Next, tap on Send and Receive.
  3. Then tap on your Apple ID.
  4. A pop-up box will appear to you.
  5. Now, choose Sign Out and then click Done.
  6. Wait for few seconds.
  7. Again go back to settings in the same way as did
  8. Sign In back your iMessage.

Solution 3: Force Restart

  1. Press the Volume Up Button and release it.
  2. Press the Volume Down Button and release it.
  3. Press and hold the Side Button until the Apple Logo appears.

Note: Don’t press “Volume Up” and “Volume Down” at the same time.
Solution 4: Use Strong Internet Connection
If you have used a poor internet connection, this problem might happen. So, you have to use a strong internet connection either Mobile Data or Wi-Fi.
Solution 5: Turn Off Reduce Motion

  1. Launch Settings -> General.
  2. Then tap on Accessibility.
  3. Now choose Reduce Motion and then turn it off.

Solution 6: Reset Network Settings

  1. On your iPhone, launch Settings.
  2. Tap on General -> Reset.
  3. Tap on Reset Network Settings.
  4. Enter Passcode if prompted and tap Reset Network Settings in the pop-up box.

Solution 7: Reset All Settings

  1. On your iPhone, launch Settings.
  2. Tap on General -> Reset.
  3. Tap on Reset All Settings.
  4. Enter Passcode if prompted and tap Reset All Settings in the pop-up box.

Solution 8: Check Date and Time
Make sure that you have set Date & Time Automatically.

  1. Launch Settings -> General.
  2. Tap on Date & Time -> Set Automatically.

Solution 9: Check for Software Update

  1. Connect your iPhone to Wi-Fi or Cellular Data.
  2. Now, go to Settings -> General -> Software Update.
  3. Tap “Download and Install” if an update is available.

Solution 10: Restore your iPhone
Before doing this back up your device because this action will delete all content of your iPhone.

  1. First, connect your iPhone to the Mac.
  2. Then open iTunes on your Mac.
  3. Click iPhone icon at the top.
  4. Now, click the Summary tab at left corner.
  5. A pop-up box will appear to confirm the action and tap Restore.
  6. Then iTunes will restore your iPhone.
  7. When your phone restarts, you can see a few options. You have to select “Set Up as New iPhone”.
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