Sending and sent mean just what they say – sending in progress, and then sent to the recipients device.
“Delivered” will normally appear only for messages to another Verizon wireless phone, and it simply means it was delivered to the device.
It does NOT mean the recipient has opened it, merely that it was delivered.25 Oct 2015
Does sent as text message mean its been delivered?
When an iMessage is sent, you can usually tell it is has been delivered to the recipient because the word “Delivered” will appear under the sent message. You can force an undelivered iMessage to be sent as a regular text message regardless of the “Send as SMS” setting.28 Feb 2016
What does it mean when iPhone Says sent as text message?
What does send as text message mean on iPhone? Have you ever sent a message to your friend or colleague, but instead of the usual blue text bubble, you’re greeted with green. This is because your iPhone has sent your message as an SMS over your mobile network, rather than iMessage on an internet connection.18 May 2016
Am I blocked if iMessage sent as text?
Now, though, Apple has updated iOS so that (in iOS 9 or later), if you try to send an iMessage to someone who blocked you, it’ll remain blue (which means it’s still an iMessage). However, the person you’ve been blocked by will never receive that message. Note that you don’t get a ‘Delivered’ notification.23 Jan 2019