Facing issue of can’t send or receive text message on Google Pixel and Pixel XL phone? In daily routine people are sending and receiving text messages to friends or family members. There are various users reported issues of Google Pixel can’t send or receive message. Also can’t send or receive pictures or videos in pixel and pixel XL phone.
If you recently switched from iPhone to Google pixel device and forgot to deactivate iMessage then also facing this pixel can no longer send or receive text messages problem. You can switch texting from iMessage to android using this. If no longer use iPhone, you must need to enter your phone number to deregister from iMessage. Try below given possible solutions to fix Google Pixel can’t send or receive message.
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How to fix Google Pixel can’t send or receive message
Let see various ways to fix unable to send or receive text messages on Pixel 7.1.2 and Pixel XL phone.
1st Way: Restart your Google pixel & pixel XL
Tap & hold the power button in pixel and when screen appear, tap on “Restart”. After reboot your pixel phone, check fix pixel messages issue or not.
2nd Way: Check your phone signal strength
Poor network signal is the also reason to unable to send or receive text messages pixel device. Turn on Aeroplane mode in pixel device.
Swipe down notification bar from any screen in pixel > Tap on “Aeroplane mode”
Now enable Aeroplane mode in your pixel phone. After few seconds disable it. And check fix network signal issue or not.
3rd Way: Use safe mode to fix Google Pixel can’t send or receive message
Step 1: Press and hold the power button on your Google pixel
Step 2: Touch and hold “Power off” button until see “Reboot to safe mode”
Step 3: Press “OK” to reboot safe mode on Pixel
It will take 20-30 seconds to reboot your device.
Step 4: View “Safe mode” symbol on below of the left side corner screen
Now check your Google pixel phone send or receive text messages or not. If not found any problem, it means any third party downloaded apps causing this problem. Remove one by one downloaded apps and after each app deleted, check fix issue or not.
4th Way: Master reset Pixel and Pixel XL phone
Step 1: Make sure your pixel phone is powered off
Step 2: Press & hold the volume down button and the power button at the same time until the phone vibrate.
You can view Android system recovery screen on Google pixel. By default start button show on Google pixel & pixel XL
Step 3: Press the volume down button until view recovery mode
Step 4: Press the power button to restart into recovery mode
You can see the above screen of android robot exclamation mark with red triangle symbol on your pixel phone.
Step 5: Press & hold power button and volume up buttons same time to scroll to wipe date / factory reset, press the power button to select it.
This message show on your Google pixel & pixel XL screen: Wipe all user data?
Step 6: To confirm, press volume down buttons to scroll to Yes and press the power button to select it.
Clearing the cache may take 3-5 minutes.
Step 7: Press the volume down buttons to scroll to reboot system now, press the power button to select it.
If none of the above given solutions fix Google pixel can no longer send or receive text messages. Now contact or call service provider.
Don’t forget to mention which method worked for you to fix Google Pixel can’t send or receive message. Do you know any alternative methods? Let us know in below comment section.