Android: Text Messages Stuck Downloading or Expired

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Recently, most Android users have started commenting about their devices and troubles with text messages. One of my friends also approached me for a similar issue with “Downloading”.

Are you among those users who encountered issues with text messages on your Android smartphone? You might have seen the following messages on your screen –
– Couldn’t download
– Downloading…
– Message expired or not available.

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Typically, “Downloading” or “Expired” in any Android messaging app. You can resolve those issues in a few minutes. Here are the ways to resolve the issue:

  1. Firstly, go to the settings. Head over to Application settings.
  2. Find the Messenger App from the list.
  3. Open the Messenger App setting.
  4. Now you need to select the storage.
  5. Finally, clear data and clear cache.cannot send text messages on android

To try downloading/sending the stuck messages again, open “Messenger” and tap on them.

That’s it! We’re done. Let me know if you can’t resolve the issue.