People are just now receiving delayed texts from February  QuartzView full coverage on Google News
Multiple users in the US and Canada received delayed messages from contacts.Multiple users in the US and Canada received delayed messages from contacts.

Delayed text messages that were sent around Valentine’s Day 2019 were received across the US overnight on November 7th. No one is sure what exactly went wrong. Both iPhones and Android phones appear to have experienced the issue, and all major carriers are involved.No one’s sure what happened.

Text messages delayed from February were mysteriously sent overnight - The Verge

Friends who hadn’t talked to each other in months were jolted into chatting. Others briefly panicked.Friends who hadn’t talked to each other in months were jolted into chatting. Others briefly panicked.

People puzzled by peculiar texts, and no one can say why

“Y’all... my damn phone apparently delivered a text to my ex at 5am this morning that was supposed to be sent in FEBRUARY. The universe wants me to fail”

jamie ✨ on Twitter: "Y’all... my damn phone apparently delivered a text to my ex at 5am this morning that was supposed to be sent in FEBRUARY. The universe wants me to fail"

“This is wild.Anybody else get these weird texts last night? https://t.co/vutZSQfjUv”

Ashley C. Ford on Twitter: "This is wild.Anybody else get these weird texts last night?… "

“At Midnight I’m going to text you with a secret link for my toy. There’s only a few thousand and I want to make sure the homies get one. Text me now so ur added to my contacts 716-209-3635”

KEEM 🍿 on Twitter: "At Midnight I’m going to text you with a secret link for my toy. There’s only a few thousand and I want to make sure the homies get one. Text me now so ur added to my contacts 716-209-3635"

“The fun part about relationships is how you’re never excited enough over text.”

Jared Freid on Twitter: "The fun part about relationships is how you’re never excited enough over text."

Major carriers offer little to no explanation but recipients of the delayed missives had plenty to sayMajor carriers offer little to no explanation but recipients of the delayed missives had plenty to say

Text messages mishap: Wave of text messages delivered months late leads to lots of confusion and quickly changing emotions - CBS News

Friends who hadn't talked in months were jolted into chatting.Friends who hadn't talked in months were jolted into chatting.

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A “maintenance update” apparently caused several people across the U.S. to receive older text messages on their devices.A “maintenance update” apparently caused several people across the U.S. to receive older text messages on their devices.

Here's why you may have suddenly received a text message originally sent on Valentine's Day | Android Central

A mysterious wave of missives swept America's phones overnight, delivering largely unintelligible messages from friends, family and the occasional ex.A mysterious wave of missives swept America's phones overnight, delivering largely unintelligible messages from friends, family and the occasional ex.

People across U.S. puzzled by peculiar texts, and no one can say why

Old texts sent months ago suddenly went through and it's not clear why. Old texts sent months ago suddenly went through and it's not clear why.

Mysterious wave of unexplainable text messages sweeps America’s phones | 1 NEWS NOW | TVNZ

If you woke up to a weird text that seemed totally out of place, you aren't aloneThe best explanation seems to be that old texts sent in the spring suddenly went through

A Mysterious Wave of Texts Hit America's Phones Overnight | Time

Text messages received overnight on Wednesday caused confusion, misunderstandings and even alarm for some recipients. The text messages appear to have originally been sent on February 14, Valentine's Day, but were received more than eight months later with Wednesday's time stamp.Text messages received overnight on Wednesday caused confusion, misunderstandings and even alarm for some recipients. The text messages appear to have originally been sent on February 14, Valentine's Day, but were received more than eight months later with Wednesday's time stamp. The total number of messages sent due to what's being called an "internal maintenance cycle" was 168,149, according to Syniverse, which provides technology and business services for a number of telecommunications companies.

Thousands Of Valentine’s Day Texts Mysteriously Arrive Months Later | Fort Smith/Fayetteville News | 5newsonline KFSM 5NEWS

On iPhones and Androids, across AT&T and Sprint, many cell phones users got unsent text messages last night—here's why it happened.We tracked down the source of confusion for cell phone users everywhere.

Why People Got Random Unsent Text Messages in the Middle of the Night | GQ

A mysterious wave of missives swept America’s phones two nights ago, delivering largely unintelligible messages from friends, family, and the occasional ex. A mysterious wave of missives swept America’s phones two nights ago, delivering largely unintelligible messages from friends, family, and the occasional ex.

Lots of people got weird texts the other night and no one can say why - The Boston Globe

A system designed to make text messaging across platforms and carriers easier could be to blame for a bevy of early-morning messages sent to users that seem to be from Valentine’s Day.A system designed to make text messaging across platforms and carriers easier could be to blame for a bevy of early-morning messages sent to users that seem to be from Valentine’s Day.

Texts from last night are delayed messages from Valentines Day | WPXI

The best explanation seems to be that old texts sent in the spring suddenly went through to phones across the country.

Did you get a weird mystery text? You’re not alone - oregonlive.com

If you woke up Thursday to a weird text that seemed totally out of place, you aren't alone. A mysterious wave of missives swept America's phones overnight, delivering largely unintelligible messages from friends, family and the occasional ex. Friends who hadn't talked to each other in months were jolted into chatting. Others briefly panicked. The best explanation seems to be that old texts sent in the spring suddenly went through.If you woke up Thursday to a weird text that seemed totally out of place, you aren't alone. A mysterious wave of missives swept America's phones overnight, delivering largely unintelligible messages from friends, family and the occasional ex. Friends who hadn't talked to each other in months were jolted into chatting. Others briefly panicked. The best explanation seems to be that old texts sent in the spring suddenly went through.

Texts sent months ago finally delivered to phones, and no one can say why | WWMT

Mobile carriers offered unhelpful explanations for the weird-text phenomenon, which appeared to be widespread, at least according to social media.Mobile carriers offered unhelpful explanations for the weird-text phenomenon, which appeared to be widespread, at least according to social media.

Did you receive a bizarre text? You are not alone | Las Vegas Review-Journal