How to Undo a Sent iMessage on iPhone

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If you accidentally sent an iMessage to someone and want to undo it, here’s a way to do that on your iPhone. I’m sure we’ve all been there before: You type out a message and then send it, but realize right after you send it that you forgot to include a detail or realize that […]

How to Fix the iMessage Bug That Crashes Your iPhone

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A bug was recently discovered in iOS that will reboot an iPhone and crash the Messages app whenever a certain string of text is received by a user. It’s mostly harmless, but quite annoying. Apple, however, has posted some temporary fixes until they can release an official patch to fix the bug. The string of […]

How to Disable iMessage Read Receipts on iPhone

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By default, Apple enables what are called “read receipts” on your iPhone, here’s how to disable the feature in iMessage. Read receipts, when enabled, allow your recipient to see when you read their text message in iMessage. This is fine and all if you have nothing to hide, but if you have read receipts enabled, […]

How to Fix iMessage Syncing Issues

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While iMessage is one of the most-used services for iOS users, it’s definitely not without its problems. Here’s how to fix iMessage syncing issues between your iOS and OS X devices. iMessage has changed the way that many people communicate with their family and friends on a daily basis. With iMessage being available on any […]

How to Secure iMessage and FaceTime

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Back in September last year, Apple introduced two-factor authentication for iCloud, and now it’s available for iMessage and FaceTime. Here’s how to enable it for these two services. Apple recently expanded the ability to secure your iCloud account further by enabling two-factor authentication for iCloud backups, allowing users to secure their iPhone and iPad backups […]

How to Turn Off iMessage

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Apple’s iMessage service stands out as one of the biggest things to ever come to the iPhone. Even still, you need to know how to turn off iMessage and get all of your messages on your new phone. iMessage is a legitimate reason to keep purchasing an iPhone instead of defecting to an Android-powered smartphone or Windows […]

How to Back Up iPhone Text Messages

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Whether your want to back up your text messages for record-keeping purposes or of you’re just getting a new iPhone and want your text messages to be restored on your new device, here’s how to back up iPhone text messages. Your iPhone consists of two types of text messages. There’s iMessage, which is what’s used […]

6 Things to Do with your New iPhone 6

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You just unboxed your new iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus and you want to know how to use all the cool new features. We’ll show you 7 things you can do with your new iPhone 6 right out of the box. This will help you learn more about what the iPhone 6 can do and […]

10 iMessage Tips & Tricks for iOS 8

Master your messages with these iOS 8 iMessage tips and tricks for the iPhone and iPad.

We’ll show you how to be an iMessage master in iOS 8 so that you can communicate faster and better with your iPhone, iPad and even your Mac. This guide will walk you through the new iMessage and text features on the iPhone and iPad running iOS 8, iOS 8.1 and iOS 8.1.1. Apple delivered […]

3 Common iMessage Problems & How to Fix Them

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While iMessage is one of the most-used services for iOS users, it’s definitely not without its problems. Here’s how to fix the most common iMessage problems. iMessage has changed the way that many people communicate with their family and friends on a daily basis. With iMessage being available on any of your iOS devices, it […]

iMessage Problems Finally Fixed by Apple

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A major issue with Apple’s iMessage service is that many users have issues with their own phone number correctly transferring to a non-iPhone smartphone when they switch devices, leading to problems with text messages getting to the recipient. However, Apple has finally released a tool that allows users to deregister their phone number with iMessage. […]

5 Awesome iMessage Tricks in iOS 8

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The Messages app in iOS 8 comes with a handful of new features, but if you’re not quite familiar with iOS 8 or the iPhone and iPad as a whole, you might not know that these cool new features exist. Here are five awesome iMessage tricks in iOS 8. iMessage has always been rather bare-bones […]

iMessage Security Tops Other Messaging Platforms

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There are a ton of messaging services available for users. There’s Google Hangouts, Facebook’s Messenger, WhatsApp, and of course Apple’s iMessage. Which one is the most secure, though? The Electronic Frontier Foundation, a non-profit digital rights group, has researched the various security measures behind some of the most popular messaging services and has deemed Apple’s […]

iOS 7.1.2 Release Pegged for July to Fix iOS 7.1.1 Problems

The iOS 7.1.2 release could bring fixes for several iOS 7.1.1 problems in early July.

The iOS 7.1.2 release date is possible as soon as early July according to a new report that outlines potential fixes to iOS 7.1.1 problems and possibly the iMessage problem that holds text messages hostage when sent to iPhone users that switch to Android. In May reports of an iOS 7.1.2 update surfaced, ahead of Apple’s iOS […]

iOS 8: Finally, You Can Leave iMessage Threads

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Group iMessages will get a whole lot better when the iOS 8 release arrives for iPhone and iPad. Today at WWDC 2014, Apple announced its brand new iOS 8 update for iPhone and iPad. As expected the company detailed many of the features that it will becoming with its iOS 7 successor later on this […]

How to Quick Reply in iMessage on iPhone, No Jailbreak Required

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Quickly replying to text messages is something we all like doing to save time and make it more convenient to use our iPhones. However, iOS doesn’t really make that process as easy as it could be. The only way to get quick reply with the Messages app on your iPhone is to jailbreak it and […]

Apple’s iMessage Fix Could Arrive with iOS 8 or iOS 7.1.2

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There has been a lot of fuss recently over a huge problem with iMessage, and while it’s been a prevailing issue for several years now, Apple is just now finally acknowledging the problem and will have a fix for it in the form of a “future software update,” most likely with the release of iOS […]

How to Quickly Fix iMessage Problems

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Apple’s iMessage service is extremely useful but there are times when its usefulness is overshadowed by its unreliability. Fortunately, there are some quick ways to address these iMessage problems on iPhone and iPad should Apple’s messaging service start behaving badly. Like many iPhone, iPad and Mac users, I’m reliant upon Apple’s stock messaging service to […]

Apple’s Official Fix for iMessage Problems Is Idiotic

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The last week or so for Apple has been quite interesting, as an iMessage problem that has been around for years is just now getting around to Apple, and the company still doesn’t really have a solid fix for it. A major issue with Apple’s iMessage service is that many users have problems with their […]

How to Fix iMessage Problems When Switching to Android

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A major issue with Apple’s iMessage service is that many users have issues with their own phone number correctly transferring to a non-iPhone smartphone, but there are solutions to make the transition much smoother if you’re switching over to Android from an iPhone. Former editor-in-chief of Lifehacker Adam Pash recently wrote about his troubles when […]