See some lint or some other wad of gremlin or crud?

Get it out of there, preferably with something like a Q-Tip, toothpick, or a dry toothbrush.

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Don't stress out as it's the sort of issue that many of us have encountered from time to time. So, what could be the reason behind “i Messeage not working on i Phone issue?

” Well, it could be due to various reasons like wrongly configured settings, the carrier may not be supporting the message you are trying to send, poor internet connection etc.

If the first trick doesn't work, then Reset Network Settings.

Settings → General → Reset → Reset Network Settings. You'll have to try a variety of methods to get i Message working again.

In order to do this, go to Settings → General → Date & Time and toggle the switch on Set Automatically to ON.

If above tips are failed, try out following solutions.Please use Firefox to download the firmware as IE seems to automatically extract the file (thanks carny for the tip).Is i Message not working on your i OS 10, i OS 9 or i OS 8 for i Phone?One of the primary reasons an i Phone won’t charge is remarkably simple; the port on the i Phone is clogged with dust, debris, pocket lint, or some other obstruction.Something quite small can easily prevent a charging cable from fitting properly into the i Phone, so the very first thing you should do is check the charging port on the i Phone and look for any crud or build-up in there.Incase Rec Boot, Easyi Recovery or i Reb fails to kick your device out of recovery mode loop, you can always give Tiny Umbrella a try.