Can't Text on Samsung Galaxy Phone



  • Unable to send or receive SMS or MMS


  • Samsung Galaxy J3
  • Samsung Galaxy J7
  • Samsung Galaxy S7
  • Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge
  • Samsung Galaxy S8
  • Samsung Galaxy S8+
  • Samsung Galaxy S9
  • Samsung Galaxy S9+


  1. Make sure you are using Android Messages.
  2. If Android Messages is in use, please try re-installing updates to Android Messages as a second step.


The Samsung stock messaging app is not supported by Republic Wireless. Using an unsupported texting app can cause various texting issues.


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