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Solved: How do I fix receive text message only after restart issue?

Question/Problem Description

Recently many Android users have reported only able to receive text messages on Android devices after device restart. In this article, I will show you how to fix the issue regarding situation only receiving text messages after device restart by disabling restrictive battery measures.

Solved: How do I fix receive text message only after restart issue?

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Potential Causes
Google Pixel
Samsung

Potential Causes

Adaptive Battery feature running on the Android device tends to limit various background activities of the other apps and reduce the overall performance in order to extend the battery life.

Google Pixel

Step 1: Go to the Settings menu.

Step 2: Go to the Battery > Adaptive Preferences.

Step 3: Toggle off the Adaptive Battery option.

Toggle off the Adaptive Battery option on Google Pixel.

Samsung

Step 1: Go to the Settings menu.

Step 2: Go to the Device care > Battery > App power management.

Step 3: Toggle off the Adaptive battery option.

Toggle off the Adaptive battery option on Samsung device.

Additionally, follow below steps to add the Messaging app to never sleeping state so that the Samsung device doesn’t limit Messaging app functionality in the background:

Step 1: Go to the Settings menu.

Step 2: Go to the Device care > Battery > App power management > Apps that won’t be put to Sleep.

Step 3: Tap on the Add apps option.

Go to the Device care > Battery > App power management > Apps that won’t be put to Sleep. Tap on the Add apps option.

Step 4: Select the Messaging app from this list and add it in.

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