It is the in-built messaging service in Apple. Users can have easy access to the app without having to leave messages. Content can be shared easily along with options like editing photos, playing games, making payments, or collaborating with friends with a custom interface designed by you. Stickers will help the users to better express them in better ways. Tap on the sticker to send it, adjust its size, or place them on other sticker or photos. Along with it, you can share audio and video content very easily. On your iPhone, the iMessage resides along with SMS and MMS, so that you don’t lose contact with your non-Apple friends. So without any further ado, let us get started with the iMessage for iOS. First of all, you need to download the latest iOS version in your
iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. But to do so, make sure the device you are using to download is signed in to the iTunes & App Store with your Apple ID. Let us see some of the various features of iMessage provided by Apple.
iMessage for iOS | EMOJI AND TAPBACK IN iMESSAGE
Emojis take your conversation to next level. You can add various emoji to add cheers to the conversation with your near and dear ones. You can adjust the size of the emoji, get emoji recommendations, modify an iMessage or react with an emoji Tapback in iMessage.
DIGITAL TOUCH AND HANDWRITING
Digital touch allows you to send a hand drawn picture. It also allows you to send a heartbeat on iMessage. Along with it, you can add digital touch on top of photos or videos in iMessage.
STICKERS AND APPS IN iMESSAGE
Apple has provided an option of iMessage to the App store using which the designers can create stickers packs and stamp them on other messages. It is great for users who want richer functionality and for developers who stand a chance of becoming as viral as the next funny meme.
HOW TO SETUP AND ACTIVATE iMESSAGE
Before using iMessage for sending texts, photos, videos or voice memos you need to set it up. If your iCloud is enabled then there are chances that your iMessage is enabled as well. If not, simply turn it on and start using it just the way you want. You can also turn on or off the read receipts in iMessage for iPhone and iPad. You can deactivate iMessage before you switch from iPhone to Android so that Apple stops sending you iMessages.
SEND iMESSAGES ON iPHONE AND iPAD
Using iMessage you can send anything to anyone. You can send and receive iMessage using cellular data or Wi-Fi connection. iMessage allows you to send and receive texts, pictures, voice memos, videos, location and much more. You can also forward standard SMS/MMS to anyone on any other phone. The Messages app allows you to send iMessages to one or multiple contacts. You can also send your map location to anyone you wish to share with. Not only this you can track your flights also using the iMessage app for iPhone, iPad and Mac.
SEND AND REPLY iMESSAGES
Earlier you had to tap your way to the apps to send and respond to messages. But the message app and notification centre gives you an option of responding from any app and send any message you wish to and that too quickly. iMESSAGE GROUPS ON iPhone, and iPad You can create groups in iMessage which will allow you to send text,
photos, and videos to multiple contacts present in the group. It also allows you to name a conversation thread making it easy to track while messaging.
DELETE, BLOCK, MUTE OR REPORT SPAM iMESSAGES
Although you can’t delete the iMessages or SMS/MMS sent by you to other’s iPhone or iPad but you can surely delete them from your iPhone or iPad. So if you want to delete an unwanted text or picture or you need to free up the memory storage, the Messages app helps you do so by wiping them or setting them to expire automatically. And you can also block anyone if you don’t want to receive any iMessage from them. It gives you an option of muting, blocking as well as reporting iMessages on your iPhone or iPad.