How to fix iOS 7 iMessage problems?

Are you facing iMessage problems after upgrading to iOS 7 ? Many iPhone users have reported that they had problems with iMessage. iMessage problem stops messages from being sent with a few not being able to receive iMessages. iPhone 4 and 4S seems to be more affected by this issue rather than the iPhone 5S and 5C as they are also not able to downgrade.

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Apple even acknowledged the problem and issued the following statement:
We are aware of an issue that affects a fraction of a percent of our iMessage users, and we will have a fix available in an upcoming software update. In the meantime, we encourage any users having problems to reference our troubleshooting documents or contact AppleCare to help resolve their issue. We apologize for any inconvenience this causes impacted users.

iOS7 iMessage Problems


However we do have a quick fix to this iMessage problems. Follow these steps:

1. Disable iMessage (Settings > Messages).
2. Reset your network settings (Settings > General > Reset > Reset Network Settings).
3. Re-enable iMessage.

Alternatively, some users also claims that resetting their iOS device can also help you fix it. Hold down the power and Home buttons simultaneously until the white Apple logo on black boot screen appears. You might even want to try resetting a few times to get it fixed.

Anyhow even after doing these, some users have reported that iMessage failures start up again after a while. So we will have to wait for new upgrade or fix release from Apple for this issue.

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