Has anybody else encountered this problem? I go into my message inbox and at that point I see I have unread text messages that were received many hours before without notification.

I have got the notifications configured appropriately to alert me to new text messages in the status bar. This is an intermittent problem.

Any help much appreciated.


Other folks here have suggested that the issue may be with your SIM card:

I was having a similar problem which was resolved when I reset my phone to factory settings (for other reasons). It might be worth asking your carrier for a new SIM, though.

PS. This user asked about sms receipt delays -- a different but related question.

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    Could you link to the other answer(s) where a SIM card issue was suggested? – Matthew Read Apr 4 '11 at 13:26
  • I did link to the one, but I made that more explicit. I can't find others (though I did discover a lot of tag synonyms ...) – Amanda Apr 4 '11 at 17:55

In case anybody else is having the issue still, my phone recently picked up the Gingerbread release. This appears to have resolved the problem.

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