Error: "Message Can Not Be Sent"

Overview

When you try to send a message to one or more recipients from an app on Xbox Live, you get the error
"Message Can Not Be Sent."

Note After you get this error, you'll be unable to send messages for a 24-hour period.

You get this message when you exceed your daily limit of messages. Exactly how many messages this is depends on the following factors:

  • How many messages you try to send to strangers per day
  • How many messages you try to send to friends per day
  • How many unique recipients you try to send to per day

This limit is in place to prevent unwanted messaging to multiple recipients.

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