Verizon Text Message Troubleshooting

by Christell York

Verizon offers text messaging as an alternative to calling individuals from your cell phone. Text messaging has become a major form of communications for many people and can be a issue when not working properly. There are steps that you can take to try and troubleshoot your Verizon text messaging and possibly correct any issue you may have. Some problems may require that you have a Verizon technical support specialist assist you in resolving.


Verify that you are in the Verizon Wireless coverage area.


Press the power button and turn your cell phone "Off."


Press the power key and turn your cell phone "On."


Open your text messaging and turn your auto signature off. You can access your auto signature by pressing "Menu," "Messaging," "Options," "Auto Signature" from your cell phone.


Call Verizon to ensure there are no restrictions on your account.

About the Author

Christell York has been writing professionally since 2008 for various websites and offline for "The Houston Press." She specializes in technical, automotive, travel, personal finance and food articles. York has a bachelor's degree in business management from the University of Phoenix and is currently seeking an associate degree in baking and pastries at the Art Institute of Houston.

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