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Send a photo or attach a screenshot to the message.


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Settings Before doing anything: Clear your App Switcher (Double press your home button and swipe up all the applications you see) (Optional) Go to Settings > Messages and Turn OFF and then back ON your iMessage option. Now open back Message and try to send a message to your friend 's iPhone, but make sure to use the button at the Top-Left corner to find ...


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Close your Messages app (double click the home button then swipe from bottom to top on the app) Restart your phone. After the phone boots back up, open Messages. Initiate a message to the other person via the Compose button. Restart your iPhone by holding the Sleep/Wake button until you see a slider. Slide to shutdown your phone and wait until it is fully ...


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I had a similar issue where Messages on my Mac Mini had been sending and receiving texts and then suddenly stopped. Turns out I had to go to Settings -> Messages -> Send & Receive -> Use Your Apple ID for iMessage on my iPhone. After verifying my Apple ID password, it worked. Hope this helps!


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In the Preferences, sign out the account that you do not want to show up there anymore. Then change the pre-populated email with a random string and a random password. Sign in fails and now your original account is replaced with this one. Yes, you may have to follow mluisbrown's solution if you do not want any entry at all. But if you just want to not show ...


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In my experience, iMessage syncing is not reliable but it does work most of the time. As a result, it's difficult to ascertain a definitive answer. The intended behavior is as you described it and there should be no gap in Mac message history. However, for me, it doesn't sync 100% of messages all of the time. It does sync most of the time. The other thing ...


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If there was a problem with your iCloud account, and it was requesting your password, no, they shouldn't be able to read your messages. However, to be sure, I would check with the current owner. Always follow this guide before giving away your Mac.


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Press the Home button twice. This will bring up recently used apps. Find the Message app and swipe up. This will force close the app. Hold down the Power button until the power-slider appears, but don't turn the device off. Instead, while that power-slider is showing, hold down the Home button until your home screen re-appears. Hold down the Home and Power ...


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I had the same problem, I think I found what it was, for me at least. System Preferences -> Sound Effects -> Play sound effects through: Internal Speakers


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In you computer, go to System Preferences > Language & Region change the Region as needed


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Power Nap, a feature of MacBooks that enables them to do more when they are asleep (like back up to iCloud/Time Capsule, check emails, and check iMessage) will allow your Mac to stop showing messages you've already read when you open your computer. Here is Apple's support guide on turning on Power Nap.


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Actually, you can send SMS from your iPad to anyone, just like your iPhone can text non-iPhone users. It's a complicated multistep process to set it up, but here goes: First, make sure you're signed into iMessage on your iPad in Settings > Messages > iMessage. Jump over to your iPhone and confirm you're signed into iMessage and iCloud with the same account ...


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Try quitting Messages (command + q) and re-opening it.


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Try to reset to the defaults the colors in System Preferences -> General -> Color Scheme, also the highlight color above. I had troubles myself with this settings before.


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Text forwarding just handles the SMS forwarding to a device with the same iMessage id. To turn off both SMS and iMessages on your iPad simply disable iMessage on that device. Settings -> Messages -> iMessage


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On your phone go to Settings > Messages > and then tap Text Message Forwarding and you should see switches for other devices using the same appleId. Turn off any that you don't want turned on.


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Add the contact to your contacts, then edit their name in your contacts. The change is reflected in the Messages app.



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