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How to Block Text Messages on iPhone

Jul 26, 2021 - 9 Comments
How to Block Text Messages on iPhone

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.

How to Share Profile Name & Picture in Messages for Mac

Jul 2, 2021 - 4 Comments
How to Share Profile Name & Picture in Messages for Mac

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 converse with you.

How to Send & Read Messages on Apple Watch

Nov 29, 2020 - 1 Comment
Apple Watches with Messages icons

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 … Read More

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

Nov 17, 2020 - 1 Comment
Apple Watches with walkie-talkie app

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.

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

Nov 15, 2020 - 2 Comments
Troubleshoot Messages Not Working on iPhone

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 … Read More

How to Delete iMessages on iPhone & iPad

Nov 4, 2020 - 3 Comments
How to Delete iMessages on iPhone & iPad

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. … Read More

How to Save iPhone Text Messages and iMessages

Aug 29, 2018 - 17 Comments

Do you want to save an iPhone text message? Maybe you want to document and preserve a message sent to your iPhone for some purpose? Whatever the reason, you can save iPhone messages, text messages / SMS, iMessages, media messages including pictures and videos, or anything else sent through the Messages app on the iPhone. … Read More

How to Enable Messages in iCloud on Mac

Jun 2, 2018 - 33 Comments
Messages in iCloud on Mac

Messages in iCloud is now available for Mac users who are running the latest versions of Mac OS system software. The Messages in iCloud feature allows Messages to be updated automatically on all devices using the same Apple ID by syncing all iMessages through iCloud. Essentially that means Messages are now syncing through iCloud, so … Read More

How to Get iMessage Access on Windows PC & Linux

Jul 23, 2017 - 27 Comments
How to get iMessage on PC

Want to get iMessage on a PC? You’re not alone, because iMessage is the wonderful messaging platform for iPhone, iPad, and Mac users that allows for free and easy messaging between other iMessage users. Not surprising then that one common question regarding iMessage is if there is a way to run iMessage on a Windows … Read More

Send Text Messages & Make Video / Phone Calls from Contacts App in Mac OS X

Mar 8, 2013 - 8 Comments
Send text messages from the Contacts app

The Contacts app in OS X, once called Address Book, has a few hidden communication tools that are incredibly useful, making the app a simple but powerful hub to start conversations. Right from Contacts, you can send iMessages, initiate FaceTime video chats, make an actual phone call, and even send normal SMS text messages to … Read More

Ignore Unwanted Text Messages by Showing Notifications from Contacts Only

Dec 12, 2012 - 4 Comments
Show iMessage alert notifications from Contacts list only

Nobody likes unwanted text messages, whether it’s one of those mass spammy texts that everyone seems to inexplicably receive at random, or the group text from a friend of a cousins sisters friend that you sort of once kind of knew on Facebook years ago. Really if you think about it, there’s a good chance … Read More

Change the Font Size of Messages in Mac OS X

Aug 30, 2012 - 3 Comments
Change Text Size in iMessages for Mac OS X

Messages app Preferences in OS X defaults to greying out the “Set Font…” option, a peculiar choice considering a fair amount of people like to change the font size of their instant messages to make it easier to read. That doesn’t mean you can’t change the text size though, and there’s a simple solution that … Read More

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