iMessage Shows "Not Delivered" Error on Mac – Solved

Many users have been complaining that they are getting an error “Not Delivered” with a red exclamation point when they send a message from Mac to iPhone users. But, in the conversation of iPhone, this message shows in blue. I have also had this problem actually. Then I didn’t know what I have to do. One of my friends gave me some solution to fix this problem. After trying, I didn’t get this error again. In this article, I am going to tell you how to fix this problem. This article will definitely useful for you.
Solution 1: Force Restart your Phone
iPhone 6 and earlier
Press and hold the Home Button and Power Button (Sleep/Wake) until the Apple Logo Appears.
iPhone 7 & 7 Plus
Press and hold the Side Button and Volume Down Button until the Apple Logo appears.
iPhone 8, 8 Plus, & X

  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 2: Check your Internet Connection
If you send a message from iMessage, you should have to need an internet connection and it will be good. If the connection is poor, sometimes this “Not Delivered” error. So, check it properly whether connected or not when you are getting this error.
Solution 3: Turn Off iMessage and Turn it On
This problem may occur in some temporary bugs. So you have to refresh iMessage which is disabling and enable it. To do this,

  1. Launch “Settings” on your iPhone.
  2. Tap “Messages” -> turn off “iMessage”.
  3. Wait for few seconds and turn it on back. Then try to send a message again.

Solution 4: Enable and Disable Airplane Mode
If “Not Delivered” error occurs, put your phone into Airplane mode and wait for few seconds. Then turn it on back. After doing this, try to send a message again to anyone.
Solution 5: Force Close the Message App
First, force close the Message app while you are using and press the Home button twice. You will get closed apps. You have to swipe up the Message app to close it. Then reopen the Message app and send a message. It may solve this problem.
Solution 6: Reset Network Settings

  1. Go to Settings->General->Reset.
  2. Tap “Reset Network Settings”.
  3. Enter the Passcode if required and tap “Reset Network Settings” in the pop-up box. After doing this restart your Phone.

Solution 7: Turn On Send as SMS

  1. Launch “Settings” -> “Messages”.
  2. Turn on “Send as SMS”.

Solution 8:  Sign Out and Sign Back In Your Apple ID

  1. Open “Settings” -> “Messages”.
  2. Tap “Send & Receive”. Here you can see your Apple ID tap on it and tap “Sign Out”. Then restart your Phone.
  3. Finally, sign in to your Apple ID.


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