Category: iMessages

How to Block Text Messages on iPhone

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Are you getting unwanted messages or texts from a random phone number? Or perhaps, it’s just an annoying contact who’s overloading your inbox on iMessage? Either way, you can easily block text messages on the iPhone, preventing your Messages app from getting any contact or communication through the block.

The native Messages app on your iPhone is the home to both regular text messages as well as iMessage conversations. Although iMessage doesn’t offer a dedicated blocking feature unlike most other instant messaging services, you can still block the contact…

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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 You need to check if your Mac is running macOS Big Sur or a newer version of the software.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 Send & Read Messages on Apple Watch

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The Apple Watch is so much more than something strapped to your wrist that can also tell the time. It’s a miniature computer and that fact is driven home further with every new hardware and software revision. But one feature that has been there since day one is the ability to send and receive iMessages directly from Apple Watch, without needing to pick up an iPhone to do it. If you’re not talking into your wrist to send messages, you’re really missing out.

Sending is only part of the story, though. Being able to read iMessages from your wrist is a…

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How to Use Walkie-Talkie to Talk on Apple Watch to Talk to Friends & Family

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The Apple Watch supports a fun feature called Walkie-Talkie, which, much like the name implies, allows for instant communication with just about anyone else with an Apple Watch.

Talking to people on a phone call is so year 2000 and sending iMessages doesn’t have that immediacy that a conversation sometimes needs. The Walkie-Talkie feature on your Apple Watch is a much better solution – and it’ll make you feel like you’re a kid talking with your friends on real walkie-talkies, too.

The feature works in much the same way as a traditional walkie-talkie…

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Messages Not Working on iPhone? How to Fix iMessages on iPhone & iPad

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The stock Messages app on iPhone and iPad lets you send iMessages and SMS text messages too. But the great thing about iMessage is that you can communicate endlessly with other Apple users with iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple Watch, entirely for free, through the encrypted iMessage protocol. But what if Messages is not working on your iPhone or iPad? That’s when you’ll want to try out some troubleshooting steps to resolve the problem, and get iMessages working again as intended.

When you send a text message to an Android user or any non-Apple device, it’s…

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How to Delete iMessages on iPhone & iPad

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Want to declutter your Messages app on iPhone and iPad? One way to do that is to delete iMessages, either the entire conversations, or even a specific message. And let’s face it, most of us have sent a message or two that we regretted, or perhaps we don’t want to see reminders of any more. Although you can’t unsend those messages, you can still delete them from your iPhone or iPad.

Apple’s iMessage is extremely popular among iPhone, iPad and Mac owners, since the service is baked right into the default Messages app. If you use it regularly for texting…

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How to Fix the Most Common iMessage Problems

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iMessage is one of the perks of being inside the Apple universe: The service gets around text messaging fees so you can send messages to other Apple users for free, and it works on wifi so you can message anywhere you don’t have a cell connection—on an airplane, for example, or when traveling abroad without a data…

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