Messages

Redesigned iOS Messages App Reportedly Coming in 2023

Leaker Majin Bu has claimed in a tweet posted earlier today that Apple is working on a new version of the Messages app for iOS, which the company may release next year alongside its mixed-reality headset (via MacRumors). According to the leaker, Apple is developing a completely revamped version of the iMessage app, featuring a...

How to Share your Name and Photo in Messages on iPhone [VIDEO]

Apple Support has shared a new video detailing how to share your name and photo within the Messages app on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch: In iOS 13 and iPadOS, you can share your name and photo—even your Memoji—with the people you chat with in Messages. You can share your name and photo with all...

How to Turn On Messages in iCloud on iPhone in iOS 11.4

With the release of iOS 11.4 yesterday, Messages in iCloud finally was released, nearly one year after it was first announced at WWDC 2017. The feature allows users to store their messages within iCloud, which can free up space on your local device. It also means when you delete a message from your iPhone or...

iOS 11 Messages in iCloud Feature Could Be Delayed Beyond Fall Release

Back at WWDC in June, Apple announced iOS 11 would finally bring iMessage to iCloud, allowing users to sign into any device and get all their messages. Deleting a message from one device would also delete it on another, while Message backups would be smaller thanks to iCloud storing the majority of messages. Now, it...

Apple’s Free iOS App of the Week: Checkmate for iMessage

Checkmate for iMessage is Apple’s free app of the week. The game normally retails for $0.99 and is free for this week only. The game lets you add some competition to your conversations by allowing users to play chess against family and friends within the Messages app. Simply start a conversation with someone, select the...

Apple Creates U.S. Thanksgiving Activity Achievement, Messages App Sticker

U.S. Thanksgiving takes place this weekend and Apple wants its users to get active, by teasing a new Thanksgiving Day 5K Activity achievement badge, plus limited edition Messages app sticker. The Activity app has been notifying U.S. iPhone users through a notification badge, detailing the achievement, which reads: Thanksgiving Day Challenge Earn this special achievement...