Tag Archive: iMessage


iMessage Not Working on Mac? How to Fix & Troubleshoot Messages in MacOS

The Messages app on Mac allows you to send iMessages easily to and from the computer to any other iPhone, iPad, Mac, or iPod touch that is also using the iMessage protocol. Messages usually works just fine, but sometimes there can be issues encountered that prevent the iMessage feature from working in MacOS. Usually this … Read More

iMessage Not Working on Mac? How to Fix & Troubleshoot Messages in MacOS

The Messages app on Mac allows you to send iMessages easily to and from the computer to any other iPhone, iPad, Mac, or iPod touch that is also using the iMessage protocol. Messages usually works just fine, but sometimes there can be issues encountered that prevent the iMessage feature from working in MacOS. Usually this … Read More

How to Get iMessage on Android with WeMessage

If you’re an Android user and you wish you had iMessage on your device, you’ll be happy to hear about there is a solution that effectively brings iMessage onto an Android device. It’s called WeMessage, and it’s a third party effort that uses an interesting workaround to gain iMessage on Android devices. But there is … Read More

How to Get & Use iMessage Stickers & Apps in iOS 10

The all new Messages app in iOS 10 is quite busy and full of new features and abilities, and a major new component is the wild world of Message stickers and apps. Stickers are basically little images and icons you can slap all over a message thread, and iMessage apps can be everything from simple … Read More

iOS 10 iMessage Effects Not Working? Here’s Why & How to Fix

iMessage effects are pretty dramatic, so when they’re working they’re impossible to miss when they are exchanged between iOS 10 devices. If you’re finding that Messages effects are not working on the iPhone or iPad, there’s probably a really simple reason why, and an equally simple fix available. \ For some quick background, the Messages … Read More

Fix iPhone Not Sending Picture Messages by Troubleshooting MMS & iMessage

Many iPhone users will send and receive picture messages through the Messages app, which arrive as iMessage if the recipient and sender is an iPhone user, or as MMS if the person is an Android or Windows phone user. Typically picture messages send without any issue, but if you are experiencing a problem where iPhone … Read More

Researchers find gaping hole in Apple’s iMessage encryption

Encryption researchers at John Hopkins University have found a serious flaw in the encryption of Apple’s iMessage platform that shatters the FBI’s stance that encryption on devices like the iPhone is unhackable. The group of researchers discovered a bug that would allow attackers to decrypt pictures and video sent over iMessage. The flaw wouldn’t help […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

[Read More…]

iMessage could power Apple’s peer-to-peer payments system

Apple is considering using iMessage to make it easy for iOS to transfer users money to one another, according to a new report. Given iMessage’s high level of encryption and existing popularity among users (particularly millennials), it makes perfect sense that Apple would use the software — rather than developing a completely new app. It was reported […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

[Read More…]

Apple hit with slowdowns in iCloud Backup, iMessage, Photos, and more

According to Apple’s own Apple Services, Stores, and iCloud status page, several important services are experiencing slow downs and possible outages. iCloud Backup, Documents in the Cloud, iMessage, and Photos are all showing yellow, as are Mail Drop, iCloud Drive,…Read more ›

Apple wants to add a lot more context to iMessage

A new Apple patent could add a startling amount of functionality to your iMessages. The tech would let you schedule pre-written texts and even send new ones automatically based on context the app draws from elsewhere on your iPhone. Apple…Read more ›