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How To Fix “Your Carrier May Charge for SMS Messages Used to Activate iMessage & FaceTime” on iOS 15

Your Carrier May Charge for SMS Messages Used to Activate iMessage & FaceTime iOS 15

Ever since I have installed iOS 15 on my iPhone X, my iPhone keeps popping up a message “Your Carrier or Network Provider May Charge for SMS Messages Used to Activate iMessage & FaceTime” every time I power on my device. Sometimes, it annoys me a lot as it starts showing the app while sending emails and messages. 

When I looked at the solution, I saw many other users are also facing the same issue. But I tried few methods to fix this issue, and it worked for me. I hope it will work for you as well. Without further ado, let’s try to fix this “Your Carrier May Charge for SMS Messages Used to Activate iMessage & FaceTime” error on iOS 15. 

How To Fix “Your Carrier May Charge for SMS Messages Used to Activate iMessage & FaceTime.” On iPhone

1.      Remove And Re-insert SIM card

Let start with the first methods that worked for many users when they started getting this issue. With the help of this method, users can fix iMessage & FaceTime activation warnings. But make sure that you turn off your iPhone before removing the SIM card.

2.      Sign Out iMessage and FaceTime

Another workaround is to sign out from iMessage and FaceTime on your iPhone and again sign in to fix this issue. Once you sign out and sign in again, it will refresh iMessage and FaceTime on your device and get rid of this issue. To do that, go to Settings > Messages > Send & Receive > Tap on Apple ID and then tap Sign Out. Now go back to Settings > FaceTime > Apple ID > Sign Out. After that, again, sign in with your Apple ID.

3.      Set Date & Time Properly 

Sometimes if you have set the Date & Time not correctly, it will show this annoying message and other issues on your iPhone. But you can fix it by making sure that the Date & Time are correct. To check that, go to Settings > General > Date & Time > turn toggle on next Set Automatically.

4.      Reset Network Settings

Resetting Network Setting on iPhone can refresh and restore network and SIM settings of the device. As we know that FaceTime and iMessage are also connected to the Network; resetting Network Settings will help fix this issue. To do that, go to Settings > General > Transfer or Reset iPhone >Reset > select Reset Network Settings > Enter Passcode > Reset Network Settings.

5.      Update To The New iOS Update

After releasing IOS 15 on September 20, Apple has recently rolled out a new iOS 15.0.1 update. Hence, download and install the new iOS 15.0.1 by heading to Settings > General > Software Update. It will help to fix the issue.

6.      Change Apple ID Password 

Even after trying all the above solutions, you can also try to change if you are still getting the same “Your Carrier May Charge for SMS Messages Used to Activate iMessage & FaceTime” on iOS 15 issue Apple ID password. It will be helpful. To do that, go to Settings > Apple ID > Password & Security > enter Apple ID password > Change Password > Enter Passcode > Enter the new Password and Confirm.

Conclusion 

These were the six methods to fix the “Your Carrier May Charge for SMS Messages Used to Activate iMessage & FaceTime” annoying error on iPhone. I hope it worked for you. If you need more help regarding the same issue, don’t tell us in the comment box.

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