Galaxy S5 Can’t Receive Messages from iPhone Users, this problem can be of two types:
> You cannot receive text messages or SMS on your Galaxy S5 from someone sends from an iPhone and,
> Youcannot send text messages or SMS to someone who uses a non-Apple phone such as windows, android, blackberry as the messages are sent as iMessage.
You can face this problem if you had used iMessage on your iPhone, and then you have transferred your sim card to a Galaxy S5. If you did not deactivate the iMessage before using the sim card on Galaxy S5, other iOS device users will still try to use iMessage in order to text you.
However, here are the steps to fix the problem Galaxy S5 Can’t Receive Messages from iPhone users.
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Steps To Fix Galaxy S5 Can’t Receive Messages from iPhone Users
> Put the sim card back into your iPhone that you transferred into your Galaxy.
> Make sure that the phone is connected to a data network such as LTE or 3G.
> Navigate to Settings > Message and then turn off iMessage.
In case you do not have the iPhone, or if you cannot turn off the iMeassge, go to Deregister iMessage page. There scroll the page down, you will find an option “no longer have your iPhone?”. Just under this option, there is a field to enter your phone number, select your region and type phone number. Then click on Send code. Write the code in the field “enter confirmation code” and then click on submit.
Now you should be able to receive test messages on your Galaxy S5 from iPhone users.