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

Sep 1, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Turn Off Notifications for Mentions on iMessage

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.

How to Refresh Location in Find My on iPhone or iPad

Aug 24, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Refresh Find My location

If you use Find My with iPhone to keep track of location of friends, family, items, or Apple devices, you may be wondering how you can refresh the location when you’re looking at the Find My map. Refreshing the Find My location can be necessary for many reasons, for example if you’re wanting to see … Read More

How to Bulk Delete iMessage Attachments on iPhone & iPad

Aug 3, 2021 - 6 Comments
How to Bulk Delete Attachments on iPhone & iPad

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 … Read More

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

Aug 1, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Update Phone Number for iMessage & Facetime on iPhone & iPad

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 … Read More

How to Block Text Messages on iPhone

Jul 26, 2021 - 7 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 Use Email Instead of Phone Number for iMessage on iPhone & iPad

Jul 25, 2021 - 1 Comment
How to Use Email Instead of Phone Number for iMessage on iPhone

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 … Read More

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 Use Mentions in Messages for iPhone & iPad

Jun 16, 2021 - Leave a Comment

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

How to Use Inline Replies to Messages on iPhone & iPad

Jun 15, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Send Inline Replies to Group Messages on iPhone & iPad

If you’re a regular iMessage user, you may have come across a situation where you’d like to reply to a specific message sent from somebody, and have it be obvious that is the message you are responding to. This is where inline replies come in, which allow you to specify a message you are replying … Read More

How to Pin & Unpin Messages on iPhone & iPad

Jun 14, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Pin & Unpin Conversations in Messages for iPhone & iPad

Do you receive a lot of messages from multiple people on your iPhone or iPad? Do you frequently message back and forth with a few people in particular? If so, you may find the pinning feature of Messages to be useful, which allows you to pin a message thread or contact to the top of … Read More

How to Change Apple ID for iMessage on iPhone & iPad

May 26, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Change Apple ID for iMessage on iPhone & iPad

Do you want to use a different Apple ID or email address for sending and receiving messages over iMessage? Fortunately, this is pretty easy to do on an iPhone and iPad, and all you need is a minute or two of your time.

How to Filter Messages Inbox by Known Senders on iPhone

May 13, 2021 - 1 Comment
How to Filter Messages Inbox by Known Senders

Do you regularly receive random text messages, SMS, or iMessages to your iPhone from people you don’t know? Whether it’s from SMS spam or random people messaging you, the Messages inbox on your iPhone can become a mess quickly if you’re inundated with unknown and spam messages. Fortunately, you can filter these unwanted messages using … Read More

How to Save All Photos from Messages on iPhone & iPad

Apr 7, 2021 - 2 Comments
How to Save All Photos from Messages on iPhone & iPad

If you send a lot of photos back and forth in messages, you may be wondering how you can save them all to your iPhone or iPad for later use, backups, sharing along, or whatever else. It turns out that all the photos and videos that are shared over iMessage are not saved to your … Read More

How to Read Messages Without Sending Read Receipts on iPhone & iPad with Haptic Touch

Mar 22, 2021 - 3 Comments
Read messages without sending read receipts on iPhone

If you use Read Receipts for Messages on iPhone or iPad, you may be wondering if it’s possible to read new inbound messages without triggering the sending of the “Read” read receipt. Well you’re in luck, because it turns out that with a little Haptic Touch trick, you can preview messages and keep them as … Read More

Send & Receive iMessages from Android with AirMessage

Feb 7, 2021 - Leave a Comment
AirMessage offers iMessage for Android users

If you’re an Android user who longs for iMessage on your Android phone, you may already be familiar with Screen Sharing options (that also work with Windows and Linux PC’s), and WeMessage. But another option is available called AirMessage, which brings iMessage sending and receiving to Android as well.

How to Use Disappearing Messages in Signal

Feb 4, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to use Disappearing Messages in Signal

If you’re a Signal messenger user, you can further improve the security and privacy of your Signal communications and messages by enabling and using the disappearing messages feature. Just as it sounds, disappearing messages causes Signal to automatically disappear and remove messages after a specified time period. Even better is that it’s customizable, so you … Read More

How to Find & Join Telegram Channels on iPhone & iPad

Jan 29, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Find & Join Telegram Channels

If you recently started using Telegram as your primary messaging platform for texting your friends and colleagues, you may want to check out one of its unique features called Channels. Before you jump to conclusions, this is not a fancy word for group chats. In fact, it differs from groups in many ways.

How to Use Telegram on iPhone & iPad

Jan 19, 2021 - 4 Comments
How to Use Telegram on iPhone

Are you looking for a privacy-focused messaging app that keeps your data secure with end-to-end encryption for text messages? Telegram might just be the answer you’re looking for. You may have heard of this app already, which has been around for years, but it has become more popular due to the vast array of privacy … Read More

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