Tag Archive: Messages


How to use screen sharing in Messages for Mac

There are many times when family or friends need help with their Macs, or they aren’t sure how to do something. Trying to walk them through it blind is challenging at best. Luckily, a little-known feature in Messages exists that allows me to share my screen instantly with another Mac user or request direct access […]

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How to dig up all your hidden Facebook messages

Facebook Messenger is more and more becoming my default chat tool as it’s the one app most of my buddies have, either on their laptop or mobile device, regardless of platform. Thing is, Messenger filters a bunch of messages you’ve received, and I’m willing to bet you didn’t even know they were there. If you […]

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How to save iPhone storage by limiting the Messages app

If you’re running out of local or iCloud storage space on your iPhone (or iPad), it may be time to check and see how much space the Messages app is taking up. By default, your iPhone or iPad is set to save any messages you send and receive forever. This can result in iPhone out […]

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Fix iOS Web Link Crashing Bug in Safari, Messages, Mail with a Song & Dance Routine

A large number of iPhone and iPad users are having problems with links not working in Safari, Mail, or Messages after updating their devices to iOS 9.3, and in some cases with iOS 9.2.1 as well. In the worst situations, not only do tapping on links not work, but the Safari browser actually crashes when … Read More [Read More…]

Fix iOS Web Link Crashing Bug in Safari, Messages, Mail with a Song & Dance Routine

A large number of iPhone and iPad users are having problems with links not working in Safari, Mail, or Messages after updating their devices to iOS 9.3, and in some cases with iOS 9.2.1 as well. In the worst situations, not only do tapping on links not work, but the Safari browser actually crashes when … Read More

How to View Live Photos in Messages for Mac

Live Photos are basically a still photo that comes to life as a short video, they’re a neat feature that can be captured by newer model iPhone cameras, and now the Messages app on the Mac can view these little moments if they’re sent your way. To have access to Live Photos in Messages for … Read More [Read More…]

How to View Live Photos in Messages for Mac

Live Photos are basically a still photo that comes to life as a short video, they’re a neat feature that can be captured by newer model iPhone cameras, and now the Messages app on the Mac can view these little moments if they’re sent your way. To have access to Live Photos in Messages for … Read More

How to Delete Specific Message Segments in Mac OS X Messages

The Mac Messages app allows users to delete portions of a conversation and specific messages contained within a thread, without clearing out the entire chat transcript. This targeted message removal feature is helpful if you want to delete a part of a chat that is best left private, or perhaps because it contains sensitive data, … Read More