Many users are getting this message “Sent as SMS via Server” as like you. This is new thing that users are seeing from some time. And user are also searching sent as sms via server meaning. It’s mostly appears on “Samsung’s Native Message App” while sending RCS messages. But don’t worry, this post we have discussed thoroughly what does it mean and how to fix it.
So, please make sure to read this complete post in order to fix your problem. Let’s start!
First of all, let’s know what does it mean?
What does Sent as SMS via Server mean?
‘Sent as SMS via server’ is the interactive protocol that allows sending/receiving group chats, video, audio, and high-resolution images. This the change in “Read Receipt” occurred because of the RCS rolled out by Google in 2020.
What is RCS?
RCS stands for Rich Communication Services, a messaging protocol that allows users to send and receive chat and multimedia — features like other messaging app such as WhatsApp, or Messenger.
Reasons of getting Sent as SMS via Server:
There are many reason, why you’re getting this message “Sent as SMS via Server” while sending messages. Check all the reasons below.
- Occurring due to outdated or incomplete software update.
- Using Third party Messaging App
How to Fix Sent as SMS via Server
Reason 1 & Solution: Outdated or Incomplete Software Update
So, if you’re using outdated phone software, then please check and update it to latest available update. And if you’re phone software is not properly update then you can restore/re-update it.
Other Method: Follow the below steps:
- Go to Messages app
- Click 3 dots “…” icon
- Then Click on Settings
- Click More Settings
- And, then Click Text Messages
- Enable “Show when delivered” option
- That’s all! done.
Additionally, you can try to wipe your device’s cache partition. Follow the below steps:
Before doing it, please make sure to create a phone backup (Try to save backup on SD Card if possible). This simple step will save you from data loss if you mistakenly reset your device.
Note: Performing a “wipe cache partition” removes any temporary files that may be causing an issue with the device.
- Ensure your device is powered off.
- Incase of device unresponsiveness/frozen, press and hold the “Power button” for approximately 10 seconds or until the device power cycles.
- Press and hold the Volume Up button (located on the upper-left edge) and the Home button.
- While continuing to hold the Home and Volume Up buttons, press and hold the Power button until “RECOVERY BOOTING” appears in the upper left then release all buttons.
- Then, Select wipe cache partition.
- Utilize the Volume Up/Down buttons to highlight and the Power button to select.
- Now, Select reboot system now. Option is highlighted, utilize the Power button to select.
- That’s all!
All other personal files and settings are not affected by this option.
Reason 2: Third Party Messaging App
The are more chances that the second reason is Third Party Messaging App. If the above methods do not help, try to use your phone in Safe Mode, to see if a third-party application is causing.
If yes then try to use phone’s default messaging app. And remove third party app if needed.
So finally, we’ve learned about it.
I hope these methods are useful to you.. After reading this post, If your problem is solved then share it with others. Let us know in the comment below. Thanks!
Frequently Ask Questions (FAQ’s)
‘Sent as SMS via server’ is the RCS, interactive protocol that allows sending/receiving group chats, video, audio, and high-resolution images.
No, this doesn’t mean you’re blocked.
Simply follow the above methods.