@6500K Well happy a positive outcome came about for you. Also I have to give you Kudos! For your patience of not wanting to factory restore. Way 2 go 👍
@Jb456 I had way to many customizations that I did not want to do again, and my memory is not as great as when I was younger.
At least now I can help some people I know who are going through Covid-19 by bringing them food and supporting them through texts.
Yes, Google released a Carrier Services update that broke SMS-texting for some people, on December 2-3, and later released another update that fixed the problem.