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.
Earlier this week, the iMessage Sticker Pack “Phoneys” grew in popularity in a big way, covered by a variety of different publications.
Sometimes a good prank is necessary, for a variety of reasons, and if you’ve been wanting to take advantage of the new stickers in iMessages to do just that, one developer has you covered.
One of the biggest changes of iOS 10 is the addition of stickers, large Emoji, iMessage effects and drawing tools to the Messages app. It provides a whole new experience to express your emotion and have an interactive chat with your friends.