text messages. I text back the text shows up at the bottom underneath the text I just received. Then I text back and all of a sudden it now show up several texts above the one I just sent
See Troubleshooting Texting Issues . Perhaps the following applies:
Messages received out of order
This is common when SMS messages longer than 160 characters are sent. The sending provider breaks up the message into pieces, and many providers do not send the message number along with these pieces to allow messages to be placed back in order. Because of this, we cannot guarantee that messages will be displayed in the order they were sent.
Also check the doc that @cbwahlstrom provided to ensure you are using the Republic supported Texting App (as we don’t know which phone you’re having the problem with