why am I not receiving IM messages from some of my friends when we try to chat via IM? in Technical Posted April 4, 2011 A frind and I try to chat via IM. they get my IM's but I can't seem to get their IM's or replies. why is that? They are not blocked and we can IM to each other just fine when we are in the same location, yet not when we are in separate locations. This has been going on for a week now. Please help. we Have tried unfriending each other and then adding each other again but it has not helped.hope you can solve the problemTY.