Category: Messages

How to Move an Unknown Sender to Known Senders in Messages on iPhone

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You may be familiar with the iPhone feature that allows you to filter your Messages inbox to Known and Unknown senders, which is handy if you find yourself getting a lot of messages you do not want from people you do not know. But what if you find someone you do know that has been stuffed into the “Unknown Sender” message inbox on your iPhone?

We’ll show you how you can move someone from the Unknown Sender list, to the Known Sender list on iPhone Messages.

How to Move an Unknown Sender to Known Sender in Messages on iPhone

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How to Stop Someone From Editing the iMessages They Send You

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Apple’s iOS 16 introduces some awesome new Messaging features: With the new update, you can recover deleted messages for up to 30 days, mark messages as unread to return to later, and you have more options for SharePlay than ever before. The two Messages features that made headlines, however, were the ability to edit…

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How to See All Links Shared in Messages on iPhone & iPad

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If you’re a regular iMessage user, you’ve probably shared plenty of web links during conversations, perhaps to share an article, video, tweet, song link, or anything else really. Going back to a thread and finding these links can be a tedious process, but luckily, there’s an easier way that lets you to see all links shared through Messages on iPhone or iPad.

As you probably know, it’s inconvenient to scroll through hundreds of messages in a conversation to find a specific link someone shared a while back. It gets even harder if you’re trying to find…

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How to Use Captions to Organize Your iPhone Photo Library

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Google Photos does a great job sorting through your photos using a text search, thanks to the tech giant’s prowess with image recognition, machine learning, and, er, search. Apple’s Photos app isn’t nearly as useful—but you can do a few things to fix that.

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How to Use Those Full-Screen iMessage Effects on Your Mac

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You may not have realized that the full gamut of iMessage effects is available on the Mac too—even if Apple’s desktop Messages app doesn’t make it apparent. If you want to send an iMessage with a dose of fireworks, for example, you can do so on the Mac just as you can on an iPhone or iPad. Here’s how to use and send…

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Use Shared With You in Safari on Mac to See All Links Sent via Messages

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If you’ve ever wanted an easy way to browse through all of the links that are shared with you through Messages app, the new Shared With You feature in Safari is what you’re looking for. Shared With You gathers all of the links that have been sent your way from all iMessage conversations, and puts them in an easy to access Safari feature.

The Shared With You feature is available on Mac with any machine running MacOS Monterey or alter, and for iPhone and iPad running iOS 15 or later.

Let’s take a look at how this works with Safari on the Mac.

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How to See All Links Shared With You Over Messages from Safari on iPhone & iPad

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Have you ever wanted an easy way to view all the web links your contacts share with you on iMessage? In that case, you have every reason to be excited about the new Shared With You feature that iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 brings to the table.

Separating all the links you get during a conversation or a group chat becomes really hard when people share them frequently. Thankfully, Apple has alleviated this issue with the new Shared With You feature that automatically puts shared content into the relevant apps. For instance, if someone sends you a link over iMessage, iOS…

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How to Pin Conversations in Messages for Mac

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If you use the Messages app for many conversations from your Mac, you may have a few people you’d like to prioritize. By pinning a conversation in Messages for Mac, that person and message thread is always at the top of the Messages list, which is particularly helpful if you get tons of different texts from many different people, and some of your favorites are getting lost in that sea of messages.

The more messages you get, the more difficult it becomes to keep track of all your conversations. Therefore, it’s important to separate the important message…

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How to Use Memoji in Messages for macOS

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As a Mac user, have you been envious of people using Memojis on their iPhones and iPads? In that case, you’ll be happy to know that Memojis have finally made their way to macOS after such a long wait. You can now create Memojis and send Memoji stickers over iMessage.

Memoji was first introduced alongside the release of iOS 12 as an improvement over Animoji that came out a year earlier. With the rollout of iOS 13, Apple added Memoji stickers to iMessage. Unfortunately, this feature was limited to iOS/iPadOS devices and Mac users were left out as a result. Fast…

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How to Use Mentions in Messages for Mac

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As a Mac iMessage user, how often have you wanted to mention or tag other members of a group conversation? You’re certainly not alone, and much like you can mention people in Messages on iPhone and iPad, you can do the same on the Mac and start pinging people right away.

The ability to use Mentions in Messages for Mac is only available on the newest versions of system software, so make sure you’re running Big Sur or later to have the feature.

How to Use Mentions in Messages for Mac

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