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Why can't I send regular text messages on my iPhone 6 or 6 Plus?

Receiving iMessages on your iPhone 6 or 6 Plus but not regular SMS? Here's the fix!

Your iPhone can receive not only iMessages, which are indicated by blue bubbles, but regular old SMS messages as well, which are represented by green bubbles. If you're using an iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus and find yourself only able to send and receive blue bubble iMessages, you don't seem to be...
How to send someone your heartbeat with Apple Watch

How to send someone your heartbeat with Apple Watch

Share an intimate moment with a close friend or family member by sending them your heartbeat using Apple Watch and Messages. Your Apple Watch can read and record your heartbeat for health and fitness purposes, but it can also send that heartbeat in haptic vibration form to another Apple Watch...
Secret iMessage shortcuts: Ten gestures to speed up your iPhone chat!

Secret iMessage shortcuts: Ten gestures to speed up your iPhone chat!

Messages is the most popular app on the iPhone. There are tons of features you can activate with just a tap. It's got even more, however, that you can access with long presses, swipes, and other gesture shortcuts. If you have enough time, you can figure them all out. Or you can just read all...
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How to send your location with Apple Watch

How to send your location with Apple Watch

Help your friends find you by sending your location to them via Messages! Meeting your friends somewhere and can't dictate the address perfectly? You can use your Apple Watch's "Send Location" feature to give them easy directions to your whereabouts. This works especially well for locations...
How to fix iOS 8 Unicode Messages crash bug

How to fix iOS 8 Unicode Messages crash bug

Here's what you need to know about preventing and recovering from the iOS 8 Unicode crash bug. While Apple is working on a fix for the bug that causes Messages and notifications to crash iOS 8, there are several things you can do right now to help prevent your iPhone, iPad, or Apple Watch from...
How to send someone your heartbeat with Apple Watch

How to send someone your heartbeat with Apple Watch

Share an intimate moment with a close friend or family member by sending them your heartbeat using Apple Watch and Messages. Your Apple Watch can read and record your heartbeat for health and fitness purposes, but it can also send that heartbeat in haptic vibration form to another Apple Watch...
How to send a message with Siri on Apple Watch

How to send a message with Siri on Apple Watch

Want to dash a quick message off to your friends? Use Siri on your Apple Watch to get the job done. When you're on the go and want to quickly reply or initiate a conversation to a friend, family member, or passing contact, you can use Siri on your Apple Watch to take care of it all. How to...
How to send audio notes with Apple Watch

How to send audio notes with Apple Watch

Make someone's day a little brighter by sending them an audio message using your Apple Watch. Text messages and emoji are both great ways to communicate, but sometimes the human voice triumphs over all. Whether you want to send a birthday song or have a bunch of family members say "Hi!" to a far...
How to quickly save multiple pictures and videos in Messages for iPhone and iPad

How to quickly save multiple pictures and videos in Messages for iPhone and iPad

Saving pictures and videos in the Messages app for iPhone and iPad doesn't have to take forever. If someone sends you multiple photos and videos and you'd like to save them, there's no need to do it individually. Thanks to the Messages app in iOS 8, you can save multiple pictures or videos to...
Why can't I send regular text messages on my iPhone 6 or 6 Plus?

Receiving iMessages on your iPhone 6 or 6 Plus but not regular SMS? Here's the fix!

Your iPhone can receive not only iMessages, which are indicated by blue bubbles, but regular old SMS messages as well, which are represented by green bubbles. If you're using an iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus and find yourself only able to send and receive blue bubble iMessages, you don't seem to be...
How to filter and disable notifications for iMessages from unknown senders

How to filter and disable notifications for iMessages from unknown senders

If you frequently receive iMessages from people not stored in your address book, you can quickly filter them out. A lot of us depend on iMessage to communicate with friends, family, clients, and colleagues. That means not every message we receive is attached to someone in our contacts. If you...
How to report iMessage spam in iOS 8.3

How to report iMessage spam in iOS 8.3

If you've ever received spam in the form of an iMessage, it's a good idea to report it as junk to Apple. While you've always been able to report iMessages as spam, you can now do it in a lot fewer steps if you're running iOS 8.3 or above. Reporting junk iMessages will help Apple to remove...
Secret iMessage shortcuts: Ten gestures to speed up your iPhone chat!

Secret iMessage shortcuts: Ten gestures to speed up your iPhone chat!

Messages is the most popular app on the iPhone. There are tons of features you can activate with just a tap. It's got even more, however, that you can access with long presses, swipes, and other gesture shortcuts. If you have enough time, you can figure them all out. Or you can just read all...

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