How to fix #images not working after iOS 14/iPhone 11

iPhone 11 Pro/ 7/XS Max/8 Plus users are facing issue with latest iOS 14 update while using #images. While iPhone 11 users tries to send gif, it gives a message “Could Not Share Image. The internet connection appears to be offline“. The problem is reported with cellular network only, while on the WIFI #images seems to work normal.

This is surprising to note that iPhone 11 don’t have hashtagimages (#images) listed under cellular on iOS 14. The problem is serious for many iPhone users as #images stopped working on both Wi Fi and cellular on iOS 14.

#images not working in iOS 14 

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How to fix #images (hashtag images) not working on iPhone 7/XR/XS/ iOS 14:

Fix 1: Turn off WIFI Assist

Usually after the iOS updates there are chances that some setting may gets turned ON or OFF due to upgrade. If hashtagimages (#images) are not loading in your iPhone.
Wi-Fi Assist is on by default in iOS 13. If you don’t want your iOS device to stay connected to the Internet when you have a poor Wi-Fi connection, you can disable Wi-Fi Assist. Go to Settings -> Cellular or Settings -> Mobile Data. Then scroll down and tap the slider for Wi-Fi Assist.
Fix 2 : Turn on MMS Messaging
Go to Settings>Messages>Turn On ‘MMS Messaging and now try again to send #images on iPhone/ iOS 13.
Fix 3 : Enable mobile data for #hastag images

Make sure to that the mobile data is turned on for #images, the settting is off for many users facing issues with imessages #images. (Settings -> Cellular -> HashtagImages -> “ON”)
Fix 4 : Change iphone region settings
Please note that #images is the country-specific feature , so please check if country is in the list or not. It could be possible that the region setting has changed during up gradation to iOS13 and causing missing #images from iPhone. If you are in the supported country then, try to change the region to your country otherwise, choose the US as a region.

 If you still don’t see it try changing the region to the UK and then back to the US and restart the phone and put the iPhone language to English(UK).

Fix 5: Add the  #images again
One easy way to fix the issue when #images are missing from iPhone/ iOS  is to Re-add the #images. · In In order to add the Images open the Messages by tapping on its icon. On Messages interface, open the app drawer and tap on “+” icon.  After that, choose Manage. Remove the #images and re-add it

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Jervie David Montejar
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