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Can you get texts if your phone is off?

If you send someone a text and their phone is off, will they get the text when their phone is back on? Or is it lost for good?

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Asked by Anonymous at 3:15 PM on Apr. 6, 2012 in Technology

Answers (6)
  • if the phone is just turned off, for the time being? yes, they will get texts when they turn the power back on.

    Answer by dullscissors at 3:16 PM on Apr. 6, 2012

  • Dullscissors is correct....they will get it when its turned back on.

    Answer by SLC3015 at 3:24 PM on Apr. 6, 2012

  • If it's off, as in hit the power button or battery died off, yes, it'll come through when they turn it back on. If it's off as in didn't pay their bill or shut down their account, then I think it's gone forever. I don't think those will come through even if they do turn the account back on.

    Answer by wendythewriter at 3:31 PM on Apr. 6, 2012

  • Yes they will.

    Answer by meooma at 4:21 PM on Apr. 6, 2012

  • Yup

    Answer by mommys2cupcakes at 4:59 PM on Apr. 6, 2012

  • Yes

    Answer by tasches at 7:04 PM on Apr. 9, 2012

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