Are you thinking about use windows phone or android phone instead of iPhone 5S /6 plus / 6? If you are switching from an iPhone to an android phone, you’ll need to turn off iMessage on iPhone or iPad. And other apple’s messaging service from your device. Remember one thing, turn off iMessage on your device before you remove the SIM card from your iPhone. If not turn off, new SMS / MMS messages sent to your old iPhone instead of new android device. It’s simple to switch texting from iMessage to android device.
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iMessage can be sent message between iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Mac devices. If already remove the SIM card from your device or currently not use your old Apple iPhone, you can request the Apple to derigster your phone number with iMessage. You may need to turn off iMessage if you want to get SMS or text messages on your new android phone. Follow below given step by step guide to switch texting from iMessage to android.
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Complete guide to switch texting from iMessage to android phone: Nexus, Galaxy S7
If still use your iPhone to follow below steps to turn off iMessage on iPhone / iPad.
Step 1: Add your SIM card to iPhone
Step 2: Go to “Settings” on your iPhone device
Make sure that cellular data network connected on your iPhone device.
Step 3: Tap “Messages”
Step 4: Turn iMessage off
If currently use android phone:
If no longer use iPhone, Click here to enter your phone number want to deregister from iMessage and you can get 6 digit confirmation code on your number. After receive, confirm deregistration and disable iMessage on iPhone. Now you can receive SMS / MMS on your new android device using the same phone number and SIM card.
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