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iOS 5: Send as SMS without waiting for iMessage timeout iOS devices
If you're using an iPhone with iOS 5 to send a text message to another iOS 5 iPhone user and you have iMessage enabled, the phone will always attempt to send your text as an iMessage in the first instance. If your recipient doesn't have a data connection, it will eventually timeout and the iPhone will send your text as a regular SMS/MMS message.

If, however, you already know that the recipient doesn't have a data connection, you can force the iPhone to send it as an SMS immediately without having to disable iMessage.

Compose your iMessage as normal and hit send. Then immediately tap and hold on the sent message; a small bubble will pop up with the option to 'Send as Text Message.' The iMessage will immediately be cancelled and your text will be sent over the regular SMS/MMS cell network.

[crarko adds: I tried testing this, but the messages actually went through with iMessage quickly so I didn't get to confirm this.]
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iOS 5: Send as SMS without waiting for iMessage timeout
Authored by: gquaggia on Oct 26, '11 06:12:06AM

Doesn't work for me either...



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iOS 5: Send as SMS without waiting for iMessage timeout
Authored by: ZoRaC on Jan 02, '12 08:24:30AM

It's works! Thank you very much!



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