iPhone / iPad / iOS / MacOS one way SMS

I recently upgraded my iPhone, and upon doing so it was shortly apparent that while my other devices were still receiving SMS forwarding, they could not reply/send SMS. iMessage worked fine, and after a frustrating number of things tried to resolve the issue. The one that did it for me was simply;

Open Settings -> Messages on your iPhone

On the Use iMessage toggle, toggle it to Off/Disable it.

Reboot your iPhone ( with iMessage still disabled )

Upon your phone coming back up, unlock it, go back to settings -> Messages, re-enable iMessage and wait about 60 seconds. SMS sending should now work from your other devices.

Sigh. That was frustrating and so simple to fix.

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