If you are using Gevey sim or some other software unlock method to unlock your iPhone and not able to send outgoing SMS. You might have tried inserting the full area code, checking the signal, resetting network settings, tested your SIM card on your old phone, restoring the iPhone and even setting it up as new iPhone instead of restoring it from a backup…..but hell…..nothing worked!!!
So….Here is a fix for you.
Interestingly enough, the problem lies with the SMS center number. First of all, you need to check your SMS center number to make sure that it’s correct. You can check by typing the following and press Call:
You will then get the message as shown below:
Setting Interrogation Succeeded Service Center Address +919845087001
The SMS center number or Service Center Address above is for Airtel India which is +919845087001.
Now, if yours is incorrect you can update it by typing the following and followed by pressing Call:
SMSCNUMBER would be your mobile service provider’s Service Center Address. You can Google for it or call your customer support center.
As an example, if you’re on Sunrise Switzerland, the message center number is +41765980000, so the command would be:
Once you’ve done the above you will see the following message:
Setting Succeeded Service Center Address No Address
To confirm if the number is correct, type the following again and press Call:
It’s strange that Apple doesn’t incorporate a direct editing feature under Settings. I remember I can edit this number quite easily on an old Nokia phone.
Oh, Well…and just to remind you, you can get rid of all these irritating troubles just by getting your iPhone officially unlocked. Refer to our iPhone Factory Unlocking section for details on buying a factory unlocking service for your locked iPhone. Below is the list of some of the featured products that’s selling hot in the market. You may choose one from the below list in case your carrier is listed below: