Thanks for asking about adding your phone number to Messages here in the Apple Support Communities.
There are two articles that discuss things to try if you are experiencing issues with this. They are:
1. If you get an error when trying to activate iMessage or FaceTime
2. Add or remove your phone number in Messages or FaceTime
If you still need help, change your Apple ID password using this article: Change your Apple ID password, then and repeat the setup steps. If that doesn't work, contact Apple Support using this link: Contact Apple Support.
Thanks again and have a great rest of your day.
Oct 12, 2011 To change the defult phone number in iMessage, you need to: Insert the new sim. Go to Settings MessagesTurn off iMessage. Go to General Reset Reset Network Settings. Once the iPhone is open. Go to Settings MessagesTurn ON iMessage. This will recognize the new sim and have it verified. I hope this helps. I just did it like 5 mins.
Dec 8, 2016 7:40 AM
Step 2: Go to Settings followed by Messages.Turn on the toggle next to iMessage in case it is off. If the toggle is green, it means iMessage is active. If you are setting up iMessage for the first. Want to use iMessage, but not sure where to start? If so, you're in luck! Watch this video to learn how to set up and activate iMessage on your iPhone or iPa. Turn iMessage on or off. From the home screen, select the Settings app. Note: iMessages are billed as data usage when sent over a cellular data connection. Messages will be billed as text messages when sent to other device types, or to iOS devices using an earlier version of iOS. You need a valid phone number or Apple ID to use iMessage on.
The arrival of the iOS 5 operating system has marked a before and after on all Apply electronic devices. Although it's been iCloud and its vision of a storage compartment that's overshadowed the launching of this. One of the most striking developments of the arrival of iOS 5, is the fact that Apple has dared to publish their own instant messaging app, like BlackBerry. If you don't already know how to enable and configure iMessage on an iPhone, at OneHowTo.com we'll show you step by step how to do it.
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To activate iMessage go to 'Settings' on your iPhone and tap on 'Messages' to activate it.
The electronic device will ask for the default administrator password. Write it down and carefully read what it says you may be charged for activation.
To set iMessage on your iPhone, go to the bottom of the screen, and tap 'Receive At'.
Fill in the blank form with your personal data if it's not complete.
Disable the 'Send as SMS' option to avoid unpleasant surprises on future phone bills. By checking this box, you'll send all of your messages using SMS when sending a message, when iMessage isn't available, so watch out!
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