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Can't see the new iMessage bubble effects in iOS 10? Here's how to fix it!

If you can't see the fancy new bubble effects in iMessage for iOS 10, your reduce motion settings might be the reason!

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How to use stickers and apps in iMessage for iOS 10

How do you add stickers, play games, and send cash while you chat? With apps in iMessage for iOS 10!

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How to use Digital Touch and handwriting in iMessage for iOS 10

How do you send Apple Watch-style Sketches, Heartbeats, and Taps from your iPhone or iPad? Easily, thanks to Digital Touch in iOS 10!

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How to use emoji and Tapbacks in iMessage for iOS 10

How do you get 3x emoji, emoji recommendations, emoji reactions, and emojifications? With the new iMessage effects in iOS 10!

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How to use bubble and screen effects in iMessage for iOS 10

How do you make the bubbles slam or turn invisible, or the screen turn to lasers or fireworks? With the new iMessage effects in iOS 10!

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Messages App: The Ultimate Guide

How Apple is taking effects, emoji, digital touch, stickers, and apps to the next level in iMessage for iOS 10!

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

Because you can never be too quick on the chat.

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How to remove your phone number from iMessage if you switch to Android

If you've switched from iPhone to something else, like Android, and aren't receiving text messages, it could be that your phone number is still registered with iMessage. If that's the case, Apple has an online tool you can use to deregister with iMessage and get your SMS/MMS working properly with your new phone.

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How to quickly share your location in iMessage for iOS 8

Sometimes we have the need to share our current location with someone, or in the case of younger children, you may want to always know where they are. Up until iOS 8 the only way to share a location was through the Maps app, which didn't give you constant location information, only current. Now you can now share specific location information as well as continuous location data with anyone else who is also using iMessage.

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How to quickly send photo and video selfies in iOS 8

iOS 8 has made it easier than ever to send both photo and video selfies with the help of the Messages app. Literally, a swish and a flick and your message is on its way to the recipient!

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