What happens if I get a text while my phone is off?
Why do green texts not say delivered?
A green background means that the message you sent or received was delivered by SMS through your cellular provider. It also typically went to a non-iOS device such as an Android or Windows phone.
When your phone is off and someone calls?
Will I still receive text messages if my iPhone is turned off?
1) The phone is switched off or out of the carrier’s reach So, when the phone is available again, the message still gets delivered.
How can I receive text messages when my phone is off?
SMS is a store-and-forward messaging protocol. The sender sends the message to their carrier, where it is stored and then forwarded to the recipient’s carrier. So, if you turn your phone off for a couple of hours, messages will queue up and they will be received.