Blue Text Message Bubble

Discussion in 'iPhone Talk' started by kulberg26, Nov 17, 2011.

  1. kulberg26

    kulberg26 New Member

    Joined:
    Nov 17, 2011
    Messages:
    5
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    I was just wondering why some of my text messages are green and others are blue. My brother has an iPhone4 as well but he has never seen this. Anyone know why this is happening?
     
  2. azonie

    azonie Member

    Joined:
    Feb 22, 2011
    Messages:
    294
    Likes Received:
    3
    Trophy Points:
    18
    When I text between another iOS 5 device my (outgoing) text is blue. Non iso 5 devices are green
     
  3. Del

    Del New Member

    Joined:
    Aug 29, 2011
    Messages:
    98
    Likes Received:
    2
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    Virginia Beach
    Yes. When you send a text to another iPhone its sending an iMessage so basically its a free text message system for iPhones kinda like what BBM is to Blackberry
     
  4. iCrank

    iCrank Member

    Joined:
    Feb 27, 2011
    Messages:
    5,606
    Likes Received:
    84
    Trophy Points:
    48
    Location:
    Vallejo, Ca
    It's iMessage. It came preinstalled with iOS 5. It will send any SMS free of charge to other iOS 5 users (note it uses data). The green bubbles are regular SMS's to non iOS 5/non iPhone users.

    إيكرانك...المسطرة
     
  5. kulberg26

    kulberg26 New Member

    Joined:
    Nov 17, 2011
    Messages:
    5
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Both my brother and my mom have the same phone as I do but when I text them their bubbles are green.
     
  6. azonie

    azonie Member

    Joined:
    Feb 22, 2011
    Messages:
    294
    Likes Received:
    3
    Trophy Points:
    18
    Go to settings/ messages. The at top of pages is "iMessage". Turn that on
     
    • Like Like x 2
  7. kulberg26

    kulberg26 New Member

    Joined:
    Nov 17, 2011
    Messages:
    5
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    It is already on
     
  8. iCrank

    iCrank Member

    Joined:
    Feb 27, 2011
    Messages:
    5,606
    Likes Received:
    84
    Trophy Points:
    48
    Location:
    Vallejo, Ca
    They must have iOS 5 and have it turned on as well.

    إيكرانك...المسطرة
     
  9. kulberg26

    kulberg26 New Member

    Joined:
    Nov 17, 2011
    Messages:
    5
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Oh ok :D Thank you everyone for the help.
     
  10. iCrank

    iCrank Member

    Joined:
    Feb 27, 2011
    Messages:
    5,606
    Likes Received:
    84
    Trophy Points:
    48
    Location:
    Vallejo, Ca
    You're welcome
     
  11. Cognac_Sipper

    Cognac_Sipper New Member

    Joined:
    Nov 13, 2011
    Messages:
    5
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    You also have to have a data package or connection to a wifi network for iChat to work.
     
  12. HKWrite12

    HKWrite12 New Member

    Joined:
    Oct 8, 2011
    Messages:
    48
    Likes Received:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Also iMessage will try to send the message but if it fails for whatever reason, it will send as text and will note that instead of delivered. My iMessage is messed up
     
  13. chrome98

    chrome98 New Member

    Joined:
    Dec 5, 2011
    Messages:
    1
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    I recently moved from AT&T. On a new carrier, I sent a text to an iPhone user and when they reply their text goes to my old iPhone. I can then hold a text conversation with them on an iPhone that doesn't even have a SIM chip in it. BUT the problem is, now anyone that I text that has an iPhone... their replies go to a phone I don't keep with me. Or if they send me a fresh text (not a reply) I will never get it unless i happen to go to my iPhone and see that I have messages, and I have no idea who might be texting me with an iPhone so I can't warn them.


    Do you think that deleting my record from their iPhone contacts and re-adding my info would correct the problem?
     
  14. Jomo

    Jomo New Member

    Joined:
    Jan 4, 2012
    Messages:
    1
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    I just noticed that some of my text messages sent to the same person who has iPhone 3 with OS 5 update are blue and some green. The blue ones have no notation beneath them or they say 'delivered.' The green ones say 'sent as Text Message.' I was wondering if it could indicate whether they've been read/received or not?
     
  15. SirWilliam6

    SirWilliam6 New Member

    Joined:
    Feb 2, 2011
    Messages:
    68
    Likes Received:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    NC
    So this can be uesd with Wifi?
     

Share This Page



Search tags for this page

blue message

,
iphone green texts blue texts
,
some test messages are blue and some are green on iphone
,
when i text on my iphone why are the message bubbles sometimes blue and sometimes green
,
why are bubbles on my text messages
,

why are my text messages green instead of blue

,
why are some of my messages blue and others are green
,
why do messages show in blue and green
,
why do some of my texts have a blue or green bubble
,
why does green messages appear instead of blue