Use Imessage On Mac

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I just broke the screen on my iPhone, so I use an android phone right now. I still get messages on iMessage on my iPhone. I also have an Mac, but I don´t receive iMessage here. I try to log in on my mac so I can receive the iMessage there, but I need to approve it with a code from my iPhone. Apple includes some built-in iMessage apps you can already use. Share photos, music, apps or doodles by tapping the icons above the keyboard. You can even send money to friends using Apple Pay. But third-party iMessage apps let you do even more. Play games, book tickets, sell your stuff, start a poll, or make a dinner reservation. How to Enable iMessage on PC or Mac. This wikiHow teaches you how to turn on iMessage on a Mac computer. IMessages is a messenger app for Apple products like the iPhone and Mac Open a new Finder window.

IMessage is Apple's free internet messaging service. It is entirely at your discretion to use it or not use it. If you choose to not sign in with your AppleID and create an iMessage account, you can still use the iOS messaging app on your iPhone to send and receive conventional SMS and MMS text messages handled by your cellular telephone service provider. You can iMessage right on your Mac. This makes texting a lot easier than using your phone. Regardless of your Mac, you should have the iMessage application.

Hello! I just broke the screen on my iPhone, so I use an android phone right now. I still get messages on iMessage on my iPhone. I also have an Mac, but I don´t receive iMessage here.. I try to log in on my mac so I can receive the iMessage there, but I need to approve it with a code from my iPhone. But my iPhone is broken so I can´t get the code, and then I can´t get the messages from iMessage.

I know that I can turn off iMessage, but I need some of the messages that I´ve got on iMessage while I´ve broke my phone.

Thank you!

iPhone 7 Plus, 12

Posted on Mar 9, 2019 11:44 PM

With Messages for Mac, you can send unlimited messages to any Mac, iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch that uses iMessage, Apple's secure-messaging service. iPhone owners can use it for SMS and MMS messages, too.

Set up iMessage

iMessage is the Apple messaging service you get automatically with your Apple ID.If Messages asks you to sign in, use the same Apple ID that you use with Messages on your iPhone and other devices. It's usually the same Apple ID that you use for iCloud, the iTunes Store, the App Store, and the account you created when you first set up your Mac.

Learn what to do if you get an error when trying to sign in to iMessage.

Have a conversation

  1. Click the New Message button at the top of the Messages window.
  2. Type the recipient's name, email address, or phone number, or click and choose a recipient. If they're in your Contacts app, Messages finds them as you type. To start a group conversation, just add more recipients.
  3. Type your message in the field at the bottom of the window, then press Return to send it.
    • To include emoji, click .
    • To include an image or other file, just drag or paste it into the message field.
    • To include an audio recording, click and record your message.
    • To add other items, such as Memoji stickers, GIFs, and message effects, click the apps button .
  4. After starting a conversation, click the Information button (or Details) in the upper-right corner of the window to take actions such as these:
    • Use FaceTime to start an audio call or video call .
    • Share a screen .
    • Hide alerts, so that you aren't disturbed by notifications about the conversation.
    • Share your location temporarily or indefinitely, or send your current location. You can also see the recipient's location—if they're sharing their location with you.
    • See all of the photos and files that were exchanged in the conversation.
    • Customize the group, such as by changing the group's name or photo, adding members to the group, or leaving the group. If the group has four or more members, you can remove members: Control-click the member's name, then choose Remove from Conversation.

New in macOS Big Sur

macOS Big Sur introduces new features to improve conversations:

  • Pin a conversation to the top of the conversation list so that you can quickly get to it. Just Control-click the conversation to open a shortcut menu, then choose Pin.
  • Help bring your message to the attention of a group member: Either click their name after you type it, or include the @ symbol before their name: “@Jocelyn, see you then!” When you mention someone, their name is highlighted in the message, and they will receive a notification letting them know they’ve been mentioned.
  • Create an inline reply to a specific message in a conversation: Control-click the message to open a shortcut menu, then choose Reply. Or click a bubble to select it, then press Command-R.
  • Use iMessage apps to add effects to your message.

Use iMessage apps

Starting with macOS Big Sur, Messages includes iMessage apps near the message field. Use it to choose items from your Photos library, add Memoji stickers, add trending GIFs using #images, and use Message Effects such as balloons, confetti, or lasers.

Add a tapback to a message

A Tapback is a quick response that expresses what you think about a message, such as that you like it or think it's funny. Your Tapback is visible to everyone in the conversation who is using iMessage.

  1. Control-click a message bubble to open a shortcut menu.
  2. Choose Tapback from the menu.
  3. Click a Tapback to add it to the message bubble.

Here's another way to add a Tapback: Click a bubble to select it, then press Command-T.

Use Siri to send messages

You can also use Siri to send, read, and reply to Messages. Examples:

  • ”Send a message to Susan and Johnny saying I'll be late' or ”Tell Johnny Appleseed the show is about to start” or ”Text a message to 408 555 1212.”
  • ”Read the last message from Brian Park” or ”Read my new messages.”
  • ”Reply that's great news” or ”Tell him I'll be there in 10 minutes.”

Send text messages to anyone

If you have an iPhone with a text messaging plan, learn how to set up text message forwarding so you can send and receive SMS and MMS messages from your Mac.

Use

Delete a message or conversation

How To Use Imessage On Macbook Pro

When you delete a message or conversation, it's permanent: You can't get it back.

Delete a message

  1. Click a message bubble to select it.
  2. Choose Edit > Delete.

Delete a conversation

Imessage On Mac Computer

  1. Control-click a conversation to open a shortcut menu.
  2. Choose Delete Conversation.
  3. Click Delete.

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