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Good Citizen / Bon Citoyen

Can't send SMS texts but can receive SMS, Calling and Data is working fine

Im unable to send texts out. I've restarted my phone multiple times. My samsung galaxy s7 Messaging centre is greyed out and it's not filled in. What do I do?

Great Citizen / Super Citoyen

Re: Can't send SMS texts but can receive SMS, Calling and Data is working fine

Good Citizen / Bon Citoyen

Re: Can't send SMS texts but can receive SMS, Calling and Data is working fine

Hi,

 

My data is working perfectly. I just can't send out texts. Is my messaging centre supposed to be filled out? My messaging centre is greyed out and empty.

Mayor / Maire

Re: Can't send SMS texts but can receive SMS, Calling and Data is working fine

Please note that APN settings have no effect on SMS text messages.  The two are completely unrelated. 

 

You're on the right track.  This is likely the SMSC set incorrectly.  I wish I had the SMSCentre number off the top of my head, but I don't.  Perhaps someone else knows it?

 

Does *#*#4636#*#* work on your phone?  If it does, it brings you to a Android hidden menu where you can manually change the SMSC.

Good Citizen / Bon Citoyen

Re: Can't send SMS texts but can receive SMS, Calling and Data is working fine

Unfortunately it does not, I'm not sure how to access the messaging center because it's greyed out and I can't access the *#*#4636#*#* menu

Good Citizen / Bon Citoyen

Re: Can't send SMS texts but can receive SMS, Calling and Data is working fine

Hey everyone! 

 

I figured out the problem. I had to input the SMSC number for Public Mobile. My phone's "Message Center" option where you're supposed to put the SMSC number was greyed out. I ended up using my brothers Samsung Galaxy S6 and luckily on his phone, it wasn't greyed out. I inputed the Public Mobile SMSC number and when i transfered my sim back to my Samsung Galaxy S7, the SMSC number transfered with it.

 

Thanks everyone!

Great Citizen / Super Citoyen

Re: Can't send SMS texts but can receive SMS, Calling and Data is working fine

what is the SMSC number? How do I find that? I am also having the same issue. Can send MMS, receive sms but cannot send sms. No idea what is going on. 

Mayor / Maire

Re: Can't send SMS texts but can receive SMS, Calling and Data is working fine


zoomzoom87 wrote:

what is the SMSC number? How do I find that? I am also having the same issue. Can send MMS, receive sms but cannot send sms. No idea what is going on. 


short message service center

 

It's a setting (a pre-specified phone number) that allows text messages to be routed properly by the cell carrier.  Each cell phone company has its own.

Good Citizen / Bon Citoyen

Re: Can't send SMS texts but can receive SMS, Calling and Data is working fine

Hey Zoom, the SMSC number for Public Mobile is 16475800172. Make sure you input that number into your message center option on your phone. Which phone do you have?

Good Citizen / Bon Citoyen

Re: Can't send SMS texts but can receive SMS, Calling and Data is working fine

Hello, new to PM.

I have this problem too. I cannot sent sms/text messages.

I can recieve SMS and can send and receive MMS. Calling and data seem to be working fine.

 

Using ASUS Zenfone Android 6.01

I tried to find how to input the magic number in the message center but I couldn't find anywhere to input it.

Would love to be able to send text messages. Thanks for your elp in advance.