If you own an iPhone and a Mac, you can sign into iMessage from your Mac so that messages can be sent and received right from your laptop. This eliminates the need of having your iPhone at all times to communicate.
One of the great features of iOS is iMessage which lets users send and receive messages, photos, videos, voice memos, and much more. iMessage received a vast improvement in iOS 10 with the introduction of stickers, effects, handwritten messages, and a couple of other new features.
For a lot of us, iMessage is the primary way we stay in touch with our friends and family. But there’s a lot more to the Messages app than simply sending and receiving text and photos. Check out our essential Messages tips and tricks for iPhone to make your iMessage conversations a lot more interesting.
The iMessage App Store didn’t launch too long ago, and a new report from SensorTower suggests things are starting off well enough.
According to scattered reports, Apple’s iMessage service is having some issues, and completely down for others.
Siri rivals like the new Google Assistant are now available inside messaging apps, allowing you to quickly get useful information on the go. Now Apple has patented a method of integrating Siri into iMessage that will provide similar functionality.
iMessage Effects, both bubble and full screen, were some of the most fun elements in the updated iOS 10. But on day one, we discovered that they just didn’t show up for a lot of users. People who had the “Reduce Motion” accessibility feature turned on. A lot of users did this after iOS 7 came out. This setting removes the animations from the OS. Like opening and closing apps. But to be able to send Lasers to group chats, these users now had to disable Reduce Motion.
iMessage bubble effects in iOS 10 are taking over our chats. Slamming some text on the screen never gets old. Neither does sending not even remotely secret text in “invisible ink” mode. But what if you missed what effect a message was sent it? Before today, that effect was just lost. Now, there’s a way to replay it.
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