Apple: Fix Coming For iMessage Bug in iOS 7, Call AppleCare for Help


The WSJ reports Apple has provided a statement on the ongoing issue with iMessage, affecting users in iOS 7 where messages are not being sent:

“We are aware of an issue that affects a fraction of a percent of our iMessage users, and we will have a fix available in an upcoming software update,” Apple said in a statement. “In the meantime, we encourage any users having problems to reference our troubleshooting documents or contact AppleCare to help resolve their issue. We apologize for any inconvenience this causes impacted users.”

Just yesterday we provided a few solutions to solve iMessage woes in iOS 7, which include reboots or reseting network settings. If you want to override your iMessages that aren’t sending and force send them as text messages, here’s how to do it.

Apple is rumoured to release iOS 7.0.3 soon to address numerous ongoing bugs within the latest mobile operating system. Are you still dealing with iMessages not sending? It’s times like these where third party apps such as WhatsApp can come in handy for those group chats.


  • myio7

    Apple fan are quite now….patch after patc after patch…well its still Apple no matter what!

  • hayman

    It would help if you learned how to spell!

  • xxxJDxxx

    and how long does it take android handsets to get updates?

  • jj

    hold down the message you are trying to send and a pop up will appear, select send as text message

  • crosseyed_mofo

    get dinged a buck if this is being sent to an international friend, otherwise, yep

  • Scott

    Glad to hear I’m not the only crazy one. I found turning on and off iMessage helps