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Can I use virtual number on iMessage?

Yes, you can use a virtual number on iMessage. A virtual number is a phone number that is not associated with any specific landline or mobile account. It works just like any other phone number, but because it is not linked to any physical telephone line, it provides added flexibility and privacy.

When using virtual numbers on iMessage, you will be able to message other people by sending a text, making a phone call, or video chatting. You can also use this number to receive text messages and voice calls from other contacts.

It is important to note that when using a virtual number on iMessage, you will not be able to activate the service from.

Can iMessage be used without a phone number?

Yes, you can use iMessage without a phone number. It can be used with your Apple ID, which allows you to access the same iMessage conversations across all of your Apple devices. If you have multiple Apple devices, such as an iPhone, iPad and Mac, you can set up your Apple ID on each device and use it to enable iMessage conversations on all of them.

If you have iMessage enabled on multiple devices, you can receive and send iMessages to any other Apple user in different locations, including on other Apple devices, even if you don’t have their phone number.

To start an iMessage conversation on any compatible device, all you need is the associated Apple ID.

If you would like to use iMessage without an Apple ID, you can create a temporary email address and use it to engage in conversations with other Apple users.

In sum, you don’t need a phone number to use iMessage. Apple allows you to use your Apple ID or a temporary mail address to log in and start conversations with other Apple users without the need to know their phone number.

How do I get my iMessages to work with a new number?

If you want to get your iMessages to work with a new number, the process is relatively simple. First, go to “Settings” and then select “Messages. ” You should see an option that says “Send & Receive” where you can select your phone number for iMessage and FaceTime.

Select the new phone number you wish to use and make sure you tap “Done” when you are finished. If you have an iPod touch, iPad, or Mac, you will also need to make sure the phone number associated with your Apple ID is updated with the new number.

Next, open a conversation with someone on the iMessage app. Your contacts will receive a message from you saying “this is my new number” and the conversation should then continue as normal. If you have the same contact in your address book with both the old and new numbers, you will need to specify which number they should use when sending you messages.

If you are still having trouble with iMessage, you may need to restart your device or sign out and back into your iMessage. To sign out, go to “Settings” and select “Messages. ” Scroll down to the bottom and select “Sign Out.

” You may need to do this on any device associated with the same Apple ID. After you sign out, sign back in with the new number and you should be ready to send and receive iMessages with your new number.

How do I unregister my phone number from iMessage?

To unregister your phone number from iMessage, there are a few steps you will need to follow depending on your device.

1. If you are using an iPhone or iPad, go to Settings > Messages and turn off the iMessage toggle.

2. Next, turn off your device completely and then turn it back on.

3.Once you have done that, go to Settings > Messages and tap on Send & Receive.

4. After that, tap on the Apple ID at the top and then tap Sign Out. This will sign you out of the Apple ID associated with your iMessage account and remove your number from iMessage.

5. To confirm that your number has been removed from iMessage, go to iMessage and check if your number is still listed. If it isn’t, then it has been successfully removed.

6. Lastly, you can opt to turn your iMessage back on if you wish.

Why is iMessage using my old number?

iMessage may be using your old number because it is tied to your Apple ID. When you create an Apple ID it asks for your phone number so that when you download apps or use other Apple services, they can contact you.

That same number is then used for iMessage. If you no longer have access to that number, it may still be stored in your Apple ID.

It is also possible that iMessage is using your old number if you are using a third-party text messaging app like WhatsApp or Skype. Some of these apps allow you to use your old phone number, so it could still be active and connected to your iMessage account.

To prevent iMessage from using your old number, you should make sure your Apple ID information is up to date, and check the settings of any text messaging apps that you may be using.

Can people see your iMessage if you delete it?

No, if you delete an iMessage (or any message for that matter) from your device then it will no longer be visible to anyone. This applies even if the person you sent the message to has an iPhone, iPad, or Mac – once it is gone from your device, then it will no longer be visible.

However, the other person may still be able to see the message depending on if they have a backup of their chat history (or if the message was backed up to iCloud), but that backup would not be linked to your device.

So, ultimately, if you delete a message from your device then it will no longer be visible to anyone.

Why is my old number on iMessage?

Most likely, your old number is still associated with your Apple ID and iMessage. If you delete your number, it can take up to 90 days to be removed from Apple services, including iMessage. If you recently switched phone numbers, you can unlink your old number from your Apple ID by going to your Apple ID account page and clicking the ‘edit’ link next to your existing phone number – from there, you can remove your old number.

Additionally, Apple may continue to inform other contacts and senders that your old number is associated with your iMessage address.

How do I disassociate number from iPhone?

If you want to disassociate a number from your iPhone, you will need to contact your phone service provider and ask them to deactivate the number from your account. This process can take anywhere from 5 minutes to 24 hours depending on your provider and their policy.

Once your number is deactivated, you can then go ahead and reset your iPhone and it will no longer be associated with your number and you’ll be able to start a new service with a different number. Additionally, if you have a contract with your provider, you may need to pay a termination fee or have the remainder of your payments transferred to the new service.

It’s important to contact your phone service provider to confirm what the requirements are when you deactivate a number.

How do I change the number attached to my iMessage?

To change the number attached to your iMessage, the first step is to back up your phone. You can do this by connecting your phone to your computer, opening iTunes, and selecting the option to back up your phone.

Once your phone is backed up, you can proceed with changing the number attached to your iMessage.

Open Settings on your phone and scroll down to find Messages. Tap on it, then select “Send & Receive” at the top of the page. On this page, you will see the current phone number that’s attached to your iMessage.

To the right of that number, there will be an “Edit” button. Tap on it and then enter in the new number that you want associated with your iMessage.

Once your new number is entered, you’ll then see a “Verify” button. Tap on it and then enter the code that is sent to your new number. Once the code is verified, the new number will now be attached to your iMessage, and you will receive messages sent to the new number.

You can also use this same process to attach an email address to your iMessage, allowing you to receive messages sent to that email address as well.

How do I change the default phone number on my iPhone?

To change the default phone number associated with your iPhone, you need to go to the Settings app and select Phone. Once you are in the Phone menu, go to the My Number section to change the phone number associated with your iPhone.

You can tap on the current number to delete it, and then enter the new number that you would like to be the default phone number associated with your iPhone. Once the new number is entered, tap the “Done” button in the top-right corner of the screen to save the changes.