Why don't all my text messages show on my ipad?


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  • September 16, 2022,
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This can occur if you are using the same Apple ID on your iPhone and iPad. A lot of users own multiple Apple devices. And if all of your devices are using the same Apple ID, you may think that this is a privacy issue for you. The good news is that you can disable this feature.

Why don't my Messages show up on iCloud?

If you find that your iMessages and texts aren't syncing across iCloud, generally speaking, the best way to fix it is the old standby: turning it off and on again. By that, I mean turning off Messages iCloud syncing on all of your devices, then turning it back on again.

Why don't my texts show up on my car?

Make sure Show Notifications is turned on. If it was off, this is why you're not getting text messages in your car. If you don't see this icon in Control Center go to Settings/Control Center and add it. Make sure Show Notifications is turned on.

Why are my text messages showing up on my sons iPad?

All replies The child must be logged in to the same Apple ID that you are in Settings/Messages, unless they also share your Apple ID for other things. Open Settings and look at the name at the top. Is it different on yours and your child's phones? Next go to Settings/Messages and tap on Send & Receive on both devices.

Why are my text messages showing up on my husband's iPad?

Are you sharing apple id with your husband, if so that is the reason for this. Go to settings - message - send&receive - remove or uncheck the apple id on both devices. Or you husband will need to create a new apple id for his ipad.

Why is my Samsung not showing text messages?

Launch the Samsung message app and then at the top right hand corner select the 3 dots. In the menu select settings and from that menu select notifications. Near the bottom of this new page should be the option for message previews. Toggle it to on and that should be it sorted.

Why don't my Contacts show up in Messages on Mac?

For Mac, go to System Preferences > Apple ID (or iCloud) > and check the box for Contacts. All of the information stored in your Mac's Contacts app uploads to iCloud and syncs between all devices. If already checked, tick it off, wait a few minutes, and tick it back on to force a sync.

Why don't my Playlists show up on my iPad?

It is a 'feature' (bug) somewhere between the iOS and iTunes but easy to resolve. Link your device to iTunes and UNCHECK the option to sync your music - this will remove all music from the device (inc. playlists) - don't panic! Once this is done, re-check to sync your entire music library.

Why are my text Messages showing numbers not names?

Check Your Contact App Settings! Open Settings > Contacts and toggle ON/OFF the Shortname and Prefer Nickname features in contacts. Then go back to your Message App and see if it's now working normally.

Why is my text message showing up as an email?

Lest you think it's the tech demons pranking you for taking forever to respond to texts, your text messages and email address typically get linked due to iMessage. It seems like this can occur more often if you use iMessage on other Apple devices like your Macbook or iPad.

Why are all my text messages muted iPhone?

Question: Q: Contact in text messages has muted bell Answer: A: The bell with the slash means notifications are on. The bell with no slash means you will not get notifications. If you tap that icon it will turn off notifications of future text messages from that person.

Why are my text messages all mixed up?

Basically your phone thinks the reply came before because that's what the time stamp says. You can also try to open your SMS conversation in another app, like Hangouts, and see if the problem persists. If it does, it's definitely a time stamp issue. If it doesn't, it's your messaging app that's acting up.

Why won't all my Messages show up on my Mac?

Helpful answers. If messages aren't appearing on your Mac, make sure that you have Messages in iCloud enabled on all your devices. On your iPhone, go to iCloud settings by tapping your name at the top of Settings, and make sure that Messages is checked.

Why aren't all of my Messages showing up on my Mac?

You just need to set up your Mac so it can send messages via your iPhone. Ensure you're signed in to iCloud on your Mac and iPhone using the same Apple ID. On the Mac, go to System Preferences > iCloud and sign in using your Apple login details. On the iPhone, check the Apple ID account you are using is the same.

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Ben Wright

Ben is the co-founder of MacScene. Ben is the biggest Apple fan. He's got an awesome collection of every piece of Apple tech and knows EVERYTHING about each of them. That's why he decided to start a blog and share his passion. To help people new to Apple navigate the ecosystem better.

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