Samsung Galaxy S5 Text messages are not sent – solution

If you send a text message with your Samsung Galaxy S5, it may happen that this remains stuck in the Outbox and is not sent. Usually this problem can be fixed with one of the following approaches:

First: Restart your Samsung Galaxy S5 to ensure that all errors are excluded, which are caused by a SystemApp that does not work correctly. In general, the SMS sending works then again as usual.

Second: Verify with your Samsung Galaxy S5 that the correct number is entered in the message center. To check this, please proceed as follows on your Samsung Galaxy S5:

Open from the home screen:

Menu --> Settings --> Section "Applications" --> messages --> text messages

In this menu you can now see the message center. Tap the entry and check whether the number for your provider is correct:

Message center numbers for United Kingdom carrier

T-Mobile: +447958879879

Tesco Mobile: +447802092035

Orange: +447973100973

Vodafone: +447785016005

Message center numbers for USA carrier

Sprint: +17044100000

Verizon: +316540951000

AT&T: +13123149810

T-Mobile: +12063130004

If there is now number defined, then enter the number for the message center as above listed. You should then be able to send text messages with your Samsung Galaxy S5.

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Comments (6)

  1. tee

I sent the message as a forwarded message and voila!!

  1. Roseann Mordi

did what you suggested, however, message just keeps downloading, and nothing opens"
Now what??

  1. Carlos Dominguez

even with the correct message center number my text messages do not go out. please help. All new's nougat rom ported to s5 have the same issues not network connectivity ad the text message don't go couldn't be send.

  1. Najah Gilmore

;-) cant send sms text messages through wifi

  1. Reid

It worked...thank you

  1. Juanita salazar

I can't send any messages

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