Messages on iPad and iPhone

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I have a brand new iPad and iPhone. The software for both are updated. The settings for messages are exactly the same. Yet, when I send and/or receive text messages on my iPhone, they don’t show up on my iPad. I had the same problem with my old iPad and iPhone, but I thought their age was the culprit. Apparently not. It has to be something I’m doing or not doing. Any help would be appreciated.
 

Raz0rEdge

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When you say messages, are you referring to SMS or Apple Messages (the green or blue bubble)? if the latter, then all Apple devices with access to the Internet can send and receive these messages. If SMS, then the device needs to have access to the cellular network.

In this case, WiFi iPads and Macs will need to have the Text Forwarding option enabled in iCloud settings and all be signed into the same iCloud account to be able to send and receive SMS'.

I use my iPhone 13 with my MBP and Mac Studio and all of them send/receive either type of message without issue.
 

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