Deregister iMessage

You may need to deregister to turn off iMessage if youve moved to a non-Apple phone and cant get SMS or text messages someone sends you from an iPhone.

Still have your iPhone?

Follow these four steps to turn off iMessage and deregister your phone number.

  • Transfer your SIM card to your iPhone.
  • Go to Settings.
  • Tap Messages.
  • Turn iMessage off.
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No longer have your iPhone?

Follow the steps below to turn off iMessage and deregister your phone number.

Enter your phone number

Enter the phone number you want to deregister from iMessage and well send you a confirmation code.

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Enter confirmation code

Enter the 6-digit code we sent to you to confirm deregistration. Didn’t receive a code?