I checked the recipient's number to make sure i didn't made a mistake in which the number was okay, and am also sure i still have the etisalat mobile credit. After a THOROUGH SEARCH, i found out it was because of the etisalat message centre number nigeria settings in my device!
Generally, there are only 2 MAJOR reasons that could cause a mobile text to fail in deliver and that is either the recipient's number is incorrect or there is insufficient mobile credit to deliver the message.
But in this case when there is mobile credit on your phone and the recipient's number is correct, then there is 85% probability that the fault lies with the TEXT MESSAGE SETTINGS which is usually the centre number.
How I Resolve Message Sending Failed Using Nigeria Etisalat Message Centre Number
When the case of mine occured, that is; message sending failed, i later found out the fault was actually from the incorrect centre number and All i did to fix it was the below 3 Steps!
- Step 1 - Goto the MESSAGE CENTRE NUMBER SETTINGS
- Step 2 - Change the name to 'Etisalat'
- Step 3 - Then to the centre number, and insert the correct etisalat nigeria message centre number which is (+2348090001518) into the number field and click on SAVE!