How to Fix LG Stylo 6 & Stylo 5 Text Message Problems

In this post, we will be showing you how to fix the LG Stylo 6 and stylo 5 text message problems. This method is also applicable to other LG phones such as the LG W series like the W10, W11, W41, W31, and the LG K92, K62, K42, K52, and even the LGQ92 and Q52.

We understand that there are some issues that are always associated with smartphones especially when it comes to texting and messaging. With this in mind, we will start by showing you how to properly set up an  LG messaging app before you can be able to send and receive text messages on your LG stylo 5 or stylo 6.

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How to Setup LG APN Settings for Messages

Before anything, you need to make sure that the LG APN setting is properly set up on your device. That way, you can proceed with any solution available in this article without looking bad. So let me show you how to set up your LG message APN on your device settings.

The APN settings for the Sprint network are as follows.

  • Name: Sprint
  • APN: cinet.spcs
  • Proxy: <Leave in Blank>
  • Port: <Leave in Blank>
  • Username:  <Leave in Blank>
  • Password:  <Leave in Blank>
  • Server: <Not Set>
  • MMSC: <Leave it blank>
  • MMS proxy: 68.28.31.7
  • MMS port: Blank
  • MCC: 3234
  • MNC: 15
  • Authentication type: <Leave in Blank>
  • APN type: just use the default one
  • APN Protocol: same, just leave it to the Default one

After this, make sure that the phone number has the correct message number setting set which is +17044100000. You can check this number on the message app settings.

Cant Receive Messages on your LG Stylo 6 and Stylo 5

Well, if you can not receive messages on your LG device, then follow below troubleshooting to solve the problem.

  • Try clearing your device cache and data of the text messaging app.
  • Restart your phone to Safe Mode.  After that, check if there is still the issue to know if this problem is caused by a downloaded app on your phone.
  • Wipe the cache partition of your phone from the recovery mode.
  • Back up your device data and reset your phone.

Not Receiving Text Message on Your LG Device? try This

If you are not receiving text messages on your LG stylo phone, then try this method below.

Step 1: Go to your device Message App and tap on the menu button in the top right corner.

Step 2: Tap on the Spam manager.

Step 3: Next, select  “Spam Settings

Step 4: Now make sure the Block spam is unchecked. Or you can go to Spam numbers and make sure the number you can’t receive messages from isn’t in your spam numbers list.

Contact Your Carrier

If you still can’t receive or send text messages on your LG Stylo device, then it’s time to contact your network provider. Let them know that you can’t send or receive text messages on your device using your network. Your best bet before trying this is to switch to another network carrier. Try using a friend network SIM card put on your device and check if the problem is fixed.

For example, if you are using Sprint, you can borrow someone’s SIM that is using AT&T and put it on your device. After that, try texting using your LG device and see if the problem is fixed.

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