I am using the Messages App (Samsung, Yellow Background) to send messages. Intermittent delivery when sending. 80% of the time i must turn off wifi to send a message then turn wifi on. Phone is up to date.
some older phones couldn't send messages over wi-fi.
have you ever been able to send a message with wi-fi?
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I have been able to send texts for several months while connected to WiFi. Recently, in the last 2 months, when I type a text and hit send I see a spinning wheel and after about 30 sec I get a notification that my message failed to send. I then choose the option to resend message. This may or may not work.
If I turn off WiFi and then hit resend, the message sends 100% of the time. While sending a message when WiFi is on works 50% of the time.
Issue has not been solved yet. Please see my reply to bearone21.
The issue is intermittent. I don't believe I am attempting to send the message OVER WiFi just when I am CONNECTED to WiFi.
I am not aware of any settings I have changed.
I like being connected to WiFi to save on Data but this issue is a hindrance in my daily tasks.
WiFi signal isn't weak but I am not sure if it is up-to-date. I am using an AT&T Whole-home box for internet at home but at work, I have know idea what ISP is being used. The issue is happening in many different locations.
You might try using your own router. Spectrum, my cable and wi-fi provider, told me it would be better if I used my own router.