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Pod Pointer – When switching away from an iPhone, don’t forget to unregister

 

iphone_switchLast year I made the switch from an iPhone to an Android based mobile device.  I was happy I made the switch (a topic for a different Pod Pointer), but an odd thing happened with some of my texts that I sent:

With a few contacts, the messaging was seriously delayed.  Well, it turns out that because I had used Apple’s iMessage with this same phone number in the past, I had registered and associated my number and previous iPhone with Apple.  Apple had no idea I had made the switch so the messaging service was trying to still communicate with my old phone.

In short, I had to unregister my previous iPhone from Apple using my previous AppleID account. Anyone in a similar situation should do the same here: https://supportprofile.apple.com

For extra info about this topic, follow this forum link:  https://discussions.apple.com/thread/5109095?start=0&tstart=0

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