"This Is an Invalid Number. Messages to This Number Are Not Delivered..." on Samsung Galaxy Phones

Symptoms

  • "This is an invalid number. Messages to this number are not delivered, even if you do not receive this notice."
  • Unable to receive messages

Environment

  • Samsung Galaxy J3
  • Samsung Galaxy S6
  • Samsung Galaxy S7
  • Samsung Galaxy S7 edge
  • Using Samsung Messages (orange app)

Resolution

Use Android Messages (blue app) for sending and receiving messages. Also, ensure the other party is sending messages to your Republic Wireless phone number.

Cause

The default Samsung Messaging app will not work correctly with Republic Wireless service


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