Your Photos and Pictures are an important aspect of your communication and social life. Photos that you take using your iPhone 6 Camera can be send via multiple mediums starting with the plain old e-mails, Airdrop, iCloud Photo sharing and iMessage to name a few. It can be annoying when your iPhone 6 cannot send photos in iMessage.You get the “Not Delivered” message when you are trying to send the Photos.
Apple has been doing a lot of tinkering with iMessage recently to make it sturdy and match it to the likes of Whatsapp and other messaging services. We will highlight a few simple steps that will help you in resolving this issue.
Step – 1 The basics of troubleshooting apply in this situation. So the first thing we will do is log out of iMessage, followed by restarting the iPhone 6. In order to log out of your iMessage, tap on Settings > Messages and toggle the imessage to OFF.
Step – 2 Restart your iPhone by pressing the Home and wake/sleep button together for about 15 seconds till you see the Apple Logo appear on your iPhone. Let your iPhone start on its own. Next, Tap on Settings > Messages and Toggle your iMessage to ON. Now, Test if you can send a photo using your iMessage
Step – 3 If the restart and reset of the iMessage and the iPhone did not solve your problem, the next course of action is to check your wi-fi. Tap on Settings > Wi-Fi. Toggle it from ON to OFF and then back again to ON. Try sending the Photo again and check if that worked for you.
Step – 4 Sometimes the DNS address associated with your Wi-Fi connection may be the issue for this problem. Tap on Settings > Wi-Fi. Next, tap on the “i” button next to your wi-fi. You will see a lot of fields. Go to the field names DNS and change it from the numbers that you see there to 126.96.36.199 Exit out of the settings and let the Wi-Fi restart. Now go back to your iMessage and try send your photos
These simple steps should help you in resolving the issue and you will be able to send photos and attachments in your iMessage. You may also want to check our basic iMessage guide for other tips to get the best out of your iMessage experience.
If you are on iOS 10 and are trying to get a handle on some of the new features of imessage on iOS 10, Click here to read our hands-on guide for the new and exciting features.
Please let us know in the comments below if you have any questions or additional tips that can help other readers.
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Sudz specializes in covering all things macOS, having reviewed dozens of OS X and macOS developments over the years.
In a former life, Sudz worked helping Fortune 100 companies with their technology and business transformation aspirations.