iMessage is Apple's built-in instant messaging (IM) service. It lives inside the Messages app on iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple Watch. On the iPhone it works alongside — and often replaces — carrier SMS and MMS. On the iPad provides similar functionality, allowing you to send text, picture, video, voice memo, location, contact, and other types of messages to anyone else using an iPhone, iPad, or Mac.
04 July 2016
How do you use iMessage to send text, pictures, videos, sound, location, and more—right from your iPhone, iPad, or Mac?
Frequently Asked Questions
20 June 2016
How Apple is taking effects, emoji, digital touch, stickers, and apps to the next level in iMessage for iOS 10!
20 February 2016
Because you can never be too quick on the chat.
21 September 2013
iMessage and FaceTime are wonderful, empowering, enabling technologies that... can frustrate the crap out of you at times. One of those times is when you update or restore your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad to a new operating system - like millions of people just did with iOS 7 - and it stops working. If you're having trouble with iMessage or FaceTime, if they won't activate or simply won't work, here are some things you can try:
22 February 2014
iMessage is Apple's text and media messaging service, bundled into the Messages app on iPhone, iPad, and Mac. And that's where the platform support ends. There's no iMessage for Windows or Android. There's certainly no iMessage for Windows Phone or BlackBerry. Unlike Apple's Mail, Contacts, Calendar, and iWork, there's not even an iMessage in the iCloud. But, on the heels of Facebook buying WhatsApp for $16 billion and BlackBerry entirely missing the BBM boat... should there be?
21 February 2016
What do you want to see Apple bring to Messages and iMessage next?