Want to use iMessage to communicate with your friends and family, but not sure how to send one? In this tutorial, we’ll be showing you step-by-step how you can send text, picture, and video messages using iMessage.
To view and send messages, tap Messages.
This will open a new page where you can write and send a message to one of your contacts.
At the top of your screen, tap the text box and enter the contact information of the person you want to send a message to. If their contact information is saved in your device’s address book, you can simply type in their name, and then tap the result that matches the person you want to send a message to. Remember that the person has to have an Apple device with iMessage enabled in order for you to send a message to them.
Type whatever you’d like your message to say in the text box.
Once you’re done typing in your message, tap the Blue Arrow button to the right of the text box to send it off.
That’s all you need to do to send an iMessage. If you want to send a picture or video along with it, we’ll show you how to do that next.
Following the instructions above, open a new iMessage conversation to get started.
On the left side of your screen, you’ll see a grey arrow button. Tap the grey arrow to reveal options that will allow you to attach a photo or video to your message.
When you tap the camera button, you’ll be given the option to take a new photo or video, or attach a photo or video stored in your device. Tap the photo or video you want to attach to select it.
Once you’ve attached the photo or video you want to send, tap the blue arrow to send it.
That’s it for this tutorial on how to send iMessages. Be sure to read through the rest of our iMessage course to learn more. If you have any questions or suggestions, leave us a comment below.
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