You can use the Messages app on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch to send messages. Those messages are sent as iMessage or SMS/MMS. Learn more about the difference between the message types.
- Mac and iOS users can start iMessage conversations and send text messages from the web, email, or anywhere else a link can be clicked, by using a custom URL to launch the Messages app. Using this you can start an iMessage chat to any other iMessage user or send them an SMS through the Messages app (from an iPhone, or assuming SMS relay is setup.
- To enable your email in Messages, grab your iPhone and head to Settings Messages Send & Receive. There, you’ll find all of the addresses at which you can be reached via iMessage. Enable your iCloud email address by tapping on it, then head back to your Mac or iPad and again request the pairing verification code from the Messages app.
- The Messages app displays the email address of the recipient if it's an Apple ID. The message can be sent as an iMessage. In your case, its possible that the contact has only email address available and it's an Apple ID registered with Messages. If the contact also has a phone number saved, it will be listed and SMS can be sent to it.
I show you how to use iMessage with a email on this video. If you have any problems just leave them in the comments section. I WILL answer them. What is an iMessage? You can use iMessage to collaborate with others. IMessage is a free, secure encrypted messaging service for iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple Watch. IMessage is Apple’s own messaging service. It was introduced in 2011. IMessage can be called an “Over The Top” (OTT) service that does not require a cellular data connection.
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iMessages are texts, photos, or videos that you send to another iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or Mac over Wi-Fi or cellular-data networks. These messages are always encrypted and appear in blue text bubbles. To turn iMessage on or off, go to Settings > Messages.
Add Email To Imessage
If you aren’t using iMessage, you can use SMS/MMS. These messages are texts and photos that you send to other cell phones or another iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. SMS/MMS messages aren't encrypted and appear in green text bubbles on your device.
To use SMS/MMS on an iPhone, you need a text-messaging plan. Contact your wireless carrier for more information. You can also set up your other Apple devices to send and receive messages from any Apple device.
Copy Imessage To Email
If Wi-Fi is unavailable, iMessages will be sent over cellular data. Cellular data rates might apply.