Category: iMessage

How to Set a Picture for Group Messages on iPhone & iPad

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Do you regularly engage in group conversations over iMessage on your iPhone or iPad? If so, you may be excited to know that you can set a custom photo for your iMessage group chats with ease.

Apple has made some significant changes to improve group conversations with the newer iOS and iPadOS updates, and setting group photos is one of them. So, let’s check out how you can set a picture for group conversations on both the iPhone and iPad.

How to Set a Group Message Photo on iPhone & iPad

Before you get started, make sure your device is running iOS 14/iPadOS 14…

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How to Send Audio Messages with Siri from iPhone

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You may be already aware of how Siri can be used to send text messages from your iPhone, but did you know that you can send audio messages with Siri too? This is possible with any modern iPhone or iPad, and it’s quite handy if you’re a fan of audio messages.


Using Siri to send audio messages is convenient, and it could come in handy while you’re driving, when your phone’s being charged, if your hands are busy, you can’t touch the phone for any reason, or if you’re simply feeling lazy to type.

Let’s take a look at sending audio messages with Siri…

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How to Turn Off Mentions Notifications in Messages on iPhone & iPad

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Mentions is one of the newer features that Apple has added to iMessage, which are particularly helpful with group conversations. But if you’re in a lot of Group Conversations on iMessage, you may want to turn off notifications for these mentions, and that’s easy to do on iPhone and iPad.

If you had previously muted some of the group conversations you’re a part of in iMessage, you will now get notifications from them when someone mentions you in the chat. This may be certainly a useful feature for many users as it allows them to participate only in…

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How to Bulk Delete iMessage Attachments on iPhone & iPad

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If you use iMessage to keep in touch with your friends, colleagues, and family, it’s pretty likely that you send and receive a lot of images, videos, and other attachments on the platform. Managing all this data used to be a headache, but fortunately in modern iOS and iPadOS versions, Apple allows its users to bulk delete all the Messages attachments from one place.

The attachments that you receive on iMessage could be anything ranging from simple images to documents that you may need for work. Regardless of what they are, these attachments consume the…

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How to Remove Phone Number for iMessage & FaceTime on iPhone & iPad

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Want to remove a phone number used by iMessage or FaceTime on iPhone or iPad? If you use iMessage and FaceTime, you might be interested in updating or removing the phone number you used with your account at some point – perhaps you had a second line you are no longer using, or maybe you no longer use a particular phone number for example. So let’s go over the process of updating and removing phone numbers used by iMessage and FaceTime in iOS and ipadOS.

Most of us are already aware of how popular Apple’s FaceTime and iMessage services are among Apple…

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How to Use Email Instead of Phone Number for iMessage on iPhone & iPad

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Have you ever wanted to hide your phone number from iMessage, or stop using a phone number for iMessage, whether for privacy reasons or another purpose? Ever wished you could use an email address instead? If so, you’ll be pleased to know that you can indeed get this done pretty easily on your iPhone or iPad.


Apple lets users access iMessage with either their phone numbers or email addresses, but the issue here is that when you set up the service on an iPhone, your phone number is used by default. Some users may wish to keep their personal phone numbers private…

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How to Add & Remove iMessage Email Addresses on iPhone & iPad

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Do you use iMessage to stay in touch with your friends, family, and colleagues? If you’re an iPhone or iPad user, you might not necessarily be aware of the fact that you can use an email address with iMessage instead of your phone number.

Apple’s iMessage service that’s baked into the stock Messages app is extremely popular among Apple users, as it offers a free and convenient way to text other iPhone, iPad, and Mac owners. If you’re on an iPhone, your phone number is used to activate iMessage by default. However, you can manually add the Apple ID…

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How to Share Profile Name & Picture in Messages for Mac

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Apple now allows its Mac users to create an iMessage profile. Well, sort of. You can set a profile picture and assign a name that can be shared with other iMessage users who conversate with you.

If you’re interested in setting up an iMessage profile for yourself, there’s no better place to be, so read along and learn how you can share your profile name and picture from Messages for Mac.

How to Share Profile Name & Picture in Messages for Mac

First things first. You need to check if your Mac is running macOS Big Sur or a newer version of the software. Once…

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How to Use Mentions in Messages for iPhone & iPad

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If you regularly use iMessages with group conversations, you’ll likely appreciate the Mentions feature that is part of Messages on iPhone and iPad.

Group chats are fun and all, but at times, it could get confusing especially when someone in the group conversation wants to direct a certain message at someone else. Sometimes this leads to responses like “Who are you talking to?” from other participants in the group. Well, that should no longer be an issue since Apple now allows users to mention their contacts in iMessage and notify them. And combined with

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