Text message error "Operator determined barring" Does anyone know what this is and what the problem is?

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When I send a text message, I get an error saying "Operator determined barring" Does anyone know what this is and what the problem is?
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Linda Wielinga

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Posted 5 years ago

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John Burke, Mobile Master

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Few questions:
Is your bill paid up to date?
Is it a standard 10-digit #?
Is it an international TXT?
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Linda Wielinga

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Thanks John for replying ...
Yes, bill is paid up to date
Standard 10-digit# - tried a few contacts ... still same message
Local texting
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Hi Linda, I suggest that you contact our technical support so we can have a look into it. We can be reached at 1-866-995-6636 from a landline, option #6. Thank you!

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I had previously returned settings to factory default (made sure my contacts were on my SIM first of course!) and no change, still received the error.

Switched my SIM card into a different phone ... still no changes, still received error message

I called Customer Service and they updated my cell line ... and all is wonderful again!
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Jeff Caughill

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I'm glad to hear you got it working Linda...good thing there is a community to ask questions.

Cheers,

Jeff
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For future purpose, this error means that your SMS service is being blocked/forbid by the operator. The only solution is update your line.

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