'Message failed' error: Samsung Galaxy Exhibit 4G

Understanding the Issue

The phone may display an error when attempting to send a text message.


Related errors:


  • Cannot send text messages over 40 characters
  • Error: 'Message Failed'




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Software version resolved


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Resolution Steps

  1. To greatly improve this issue, update to T679UVLE1. You may still see this error in areas of poor coverage or during a network outage.
  2. Check on the input mode.
  3. Follow Text message (SMS) troubleshooting: Android > Send/Receive Issues with all numbers > Cannot send SMS .
  4. If the issue still persists, contact customer care for additional assistance.