cant receive messages but can send messages normally

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my phone is Galaxy Nexus. recently, i cant receive msgs sometime,sometimes i can.
my friends send me msgs all day yet i cant receive one. in the meantime, i can send msgs (it shows on conversation and send succefully)
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peterq

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Posted 5 years ago

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Rocky Balboa

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unplug the battery and sim card while the phone is on. If that doesn't work ensure 3G is enabled. Also, try sending a test SMS to yourself to test the sending and receiving.
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Try a battery pull (take out battery and SIM card out for 30 seconds - 1 minute and restart device) as well. Not too sure why you can't send messages. 3G has to be enabled as well.
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Are you using an SMS App you downloaded from the Play Store such as Sliding Messaging or ChompSMS?

Try this:
-back up your SMS inbox--> https://play.google.com/store/apps/de...
-delete everything in your inbox
-restore everything from the backup

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