What’s your current favorite freeware instant messaging client application in 2020? For every age, especially for teenagers, Kik is also one of the top choices with its great features and intuitive user interface. And the best part about the Kik Messenger Chat app is that you can connect random nearby users and connect friends easily by connecting your phone number. Kik can also be great for playing exciting games, making new friends, group video calls, group chat, or private messages. But how will you know your message is sent and they have received or seen your messages?
In a chat message with your friend on Kik, you may see different alphabets and symbols like “S,” “D,” “R,” “…,” “!” Where,
- S means Sent or sending,
- D means Delivered,
- R means Read
- Ellipsis (…) indicates typing message and,
- Exclamation (!) Means message sending error.
- And ASL means people want to know your Age, Sex, and Location.
If the meaning still doesn’t make sense, then, you can go through our article according to its title. So today, in this article, we will be talking about what does alphabets and symbol means in Kik chat message. How to troubleshoot message sending and some relevant FAQs’ which will help you stay with us and read the article to know everything you need to know about chat message symbols.
What Does “S” Means on Kik Chat Message?
S stands for Sent in Kik Messenger chat. If you type your message and send your message to your friend or a family using data or a Wi-Fi, which is extremely fast then, in the first second you will see S in a chat message or after few seconds of your message that was sent to your friend or a family. It confirms that your message has been successfully sent to a server. And when the server sent the message successfully to the receiver, you will see D in the chat message. But sometimes you will see S is stuck, what does that mean? Let’s see all the possible reasons why S stuck and don’t change to D in Kik.
Why is Kik Message Stuck on S? [“S” not turning into “D“]
When you send message to your friends or a family, everyone in a while sees S in the message they send, but they see D only when the server successfully send your message to your friend or a family. Let’s see what might be the problem or possible reason that Kik’s message you send to your friend or a family stuck on S.
If They Are Offline, Then Your Send Message Stuck in S
The person to whom you are sending the message doesn’t have their phone connected to the internet at the moment, or they haven’t activated notification for the message. Away from Kik, then your message is stuck in S, and when they get back to Kik, the server confirms that the server has successfully sent your message to your friend or a family and make D in the chat message, message that you have sent.
If Kik Has a Bug, Then Your Send Message Stuck in S
Sometimes the app may have a bug; it is also called a glitch. When you send your message to your friend or a family, then the message is successfully sent to the server and server to your friend or a family, but still, it shows S in the chat message, it is because Kik app has a glitch. Don’t worry if you have sent a message, then they will receive your news, but you won’t be able to see D in the chat message it stuck in S.
Due to the old version or some error in Kik app may occur glitch in your Kik, so make sure you are up-to-date with the app before you use it; otherwise, you may have some problem with the applications.
If They Have Blocked You, Then Your Send Message Stuck in S
Maybe you deserve that because of your activities or may not deserve it, but it is disappointing to see your friends or a family member blocking you from their friend list. So when they block you, the messages that you have sent to them will be stuck in S.
What does S mean on Kik blocked?
When you send message to your friend, the server tries to send the message to your friend, but due to blocked, the server will not be able to send the message to your friend so, the message occurs error In server and will not be able to deliver to your friend, so it stuck in S and didn’t change to D.
How to know if your friends have blocked you or not on Kik?
To check whether you have been blocked from your friend or not, it is easy to verify. Open the Kik app and try them to add to a group chat; if you can’t add them, you have been blocked. And if you are to add them to the group, then it might be a problem of glitch or not connected to the internet at the moment.
If They Have Deleted the App, Then Your Send Message Stuck in S
When your friend or a family member deletes the app without deleting their Kik messenger account, you will be able to send a message to your friend or a family member. Still, the message will not be delivered to them because they don’t have access, and they are offline from the app.
What Does “D” Mean on Kik Chat Message? [Bold D and Faded D]
Both bold and faded D means the message or word has found its destination and successfully sent to the destination.
D stands for Delivered in Kik Messenger chat. When you send a message to your friend, the message you send goes to the server, and server sent the message to the receiver, and when the message is successfully sent from you to your friend, then it shows “D” in the message your send in chat message of your friend.
Does Faded D or Bold D on Kik Means You Are Blocked?
No, the faded D on Kik messenger chat doesn’t mean you have been blocked. Faded D means the server has successfully sent your message to your friend, and your friend still unknown about your message because they are offline when they come back to the Kik messenger chat and get a push notification the Faded D changes to Bold D.
And Bold D means your message is delivered to your friend, and your friend has got push notification of your message, but the message is not read, and still to be opened.
What Does “R” Mean on Kik Chat Message?
R stands for Reading in Kik messenger chat. When you send message to your friend after that server delivers that message to your friend and you will see S changing to Faded D. And when your friend open Kik messenger you will see Bold D and when your friend opens your message, then you will see R which means your message is reading or already begun.
What does it mean if I don’t get a reply after the message turns to R?
After you send a message, wait for your message to be read, and after the message is read, you will get a reply or response for your message. And if you don’t get an answer after the message turns to R, then it means your friend has been unfortunately disconnected or is ignoring your message or maybe busy with their works.
Troubleshooting Message Sending
In Kik, “…” and”!” means a problem occurred to send your message to the final destination. There might be many reasons why this problem occurs. So let’s know about the issue and how to troubleshoot the message sending problem.
What Does “…” Means on Kik Chat Message?
… stands for typing message in Kik Chat Message, three-dot is also called ellipsis. And it has two meanings in some other app; it means that your friend is typing some message for you to reply, or the message has not been sent and is typing.
So, in the chat message of Kik … means your message is having difficulty sending, and there might be many reasons behind the ellipsis (…), so there are few steps you can check while you are having the problem and try again to send.
- Check your internet speed or connection.
- Restart the Kik app and resend the message.
- Reset your phone and Wi-Fi router.
- Update your Kik app.
After trying these above bullets, if still, it doesn’t work, you can contact Customer Care Service about your problem.
What Does “!” Means on the chat Message of Kik?
! stands for sent message error. After sending a message to your friend, you should see S or D, but if you see “!” it means your message caused the error. After sending the message to your friend, if you see an ellipsis (…) form a long time means your message is checking whether it can be sent or has a occur. If the message has an error, then you will see red exclamation (!) in the chat message, which means your message can’t be sent.
So to fix the error, follow these bullets mentioned below.
- Restart the Kik application.
- Try to resend the message
- Logout/login to the app.
- Check internet connection and speed.
- Update the Kik messenger application.
What does ASL stand for on Kik Messenger Chat?
Generally, if a new user or new friend asks you about ASL, then it means he wants to know about your Age, Sex, and Location. And ASL is the proper way to start an introduction in the chat. Simply they want to know how old you are? Are you male or female? Where do you live?
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There you go, we have talked about everything you should know about the alphabet and symbol in a Kik messenger chat message and how to troubleshoot the problem and why do people say ASL. You should go line to line to understand and get the answer to your question. Don’t be in a hurry, take time, and find answers to your questions in this article. I hope you will like this article and will be helpful for you.
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