Apple iPad 4

Apple iPad 4

iOS 10.1

I can't send and receive iMessages on my Apple iPad 4 iOS 10.1

Cause 2 of 5: There are problems activating iMessage

The first time you activate iMessage, it may take a while before the activation is completed.

Solution: Turn off iMessages and try setting up your tablet for iMessaging again after some time.

Step 1 of 4

Find "Messages"

Press Settings.

Step 2 of 4

Find "Messages"

Press Messages.

Step 3 of 4

Turn on sending of iMessages

Press the indicator next to "iMessage" to turn on the function.

Step 4 of 4

Return to the home screen

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.

1 Find "Messages"

Press Settings.
Press Messages.

2 Turn on sending of iMessages

Press the indicator next to "iMessage" to turn on the function.

3 Return to the home screen

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.