11 iMessage hacks and tips to become an expert

Whether you’re new to iMessage or looking for ways to make text messages easier or more enjoyable, you’ve arrived at the right place.

Here are 11 iMessage hacks on your Apple device that you can use to decorate your messages, confuse group text, and convey your feelings accurately.

1. Use bubble and screen effects

The messaging app offers several ways to make your text more enjoyable. You can add pizza using bubble and screen effects.

You can use the bubble effect to display the message on the screen or in invisible ink. You can use screen effects to send messages with confetti or fireworks.

On iPhone and iPad, enter a message and then send Button (blue arrow).please choose Bubble effect Also Screen effect At the top. For Mac, enter a message and[アプリ 左側のボタン(灰色のA)を選択し、 メッセージ効果


プレビュー用のエフェクトを選択します。 気に入ったら、を押してください 送信 メッセージと効果を受信者にプッシュするためのボタン。


頻繁にメッセージを送信する特定の連絡先がある場合は、それらの会話をメッセージアプリの上部に固定して、すばやく簡単にアクセスできます。 これは、iOS 14、iPadOS 14、およびmacOS11に付属する新機能の1つです。

iPhoneとiPadでは、会話をタップして押したまま選択します ピン。 Macの場合、会話を右クリックして、 ピン


固定された会話は、リストの上部に大きなアイコンとして表示されます。 選択、長押し、スライドして、固定された会話を並べ替えます。 最大9本のピンを持つことができます。

ピンを外すには、iPhoneとiPadを長押しして、 固定を解除する。 Macの場合、固定された会話を右クリックして、 固定を解除する



iPhoneとiPadでは、メッセージバブルを長押しします。 Macの場合、右クリックして選択します タップバック。 次に、親指を立てる、親指を下げる、笑う、愛する、感嘆符、または疑問符を選びます。




長い会話やグループチャットをしているときは、応答したい特定のメッセージがあるかもしれません。 残念ながら、メッセージが多いとメッセージが失われる可能性があります。 インライン返信を使用して、iMessage会話の特定のテキストに返信できます。

iPhoneとiPadの場合はメッセージを長押しするか、MacのiMessageでは右クリックします。 次に、 返事

そのメッセージが強調表示され、会話の残りの部分がぼやけて表示されます。 メッセージを入力して 送信


あなたと受信者が会話を見ると、返信から実際のメッセージへの行が表示され、そのメッセージは白地に青いフォントで表示されます。 元のメッセージを選択して、ミニ会話を単独で表示します。




特にグループチャットでの混乱を避けるためのもう1つのiMessageハックは、メンションを使用することです。 Slack、Facebook、またはその他のいくつかのコミュニケーションアプリケーションで誰かに言及するのと同じように、メッセージで言及を使用できます。

連絡先の名前の前に@記号を入力するだけです。 次に、灰色で表示される名前を選択し、ポップアップから人を選択します。 メッセージを入力してください。それだけです。


これはあなたが彼らの名前を強調することによってあなたが言及する人に注意を向けさせるので、彼らはあなたが彼らに直接話していることを知っています。 これをさらに簡単にするために、誰かがあなたに言及したときにアラートを受け取ることができます。

iPhoneとiPadの場合は、 設定 >> メッセージ をオンにします 私に通知する メンションの下に切り替えます。

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<p>For Mac <strong>message</strong> >> >> <strong>Environmental setting</strong> >> >><strong> Universal</strong> Select the check box <strong>Please let me know if my name is mentioned</strong>..</p>
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<h2><span class=6. Add the group name and photo

Another great feature of group chat is assigning names and photos. Give the group a descriptive name such as “Besties”, “Family”, or “Our Team”. Then assign a nifty image to make it easier to find the group conversation.

  1. On iPhone and iPad, select a group conversation and tap the arrow next to it people At the top.
  2. Choose Change name and photo..
  3. Enter a group name and then take a photo, or select a photo, emoji, or icon as a group photo.
  4. select end..
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<li>On Mac, select a group conversation and <strong>information</strong> Top right icon (lowercase “i”).</li>
<li>Choose <strong>Change group name and photo</strong>.. </li>
<li>Enter a group name and select a photo, emoji, or icon as a group photo. </li>
<li>select <strong>end</strong>..</li>
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<p>That way, there’s a cute and cool way to find group conversations when you need them.</p>
<h2><span class=7. Send a voice message

Sometimes words are more meaningful when speaking than writing. You may want to say sorry from the bottom of your heart or send your baby’s laughter to your family. You can easily send whatever voice you need for your text message.

  1. On iPhone and iPad Sound wave The icon to the right of the message field. Press and hold until you are finished, then release. For Mac Sound wave Click the icon to record your message, Stop Button when finished.
  2. To preview the voice message play The button to the left of it. To cancel or re-record X..
  3. next, send Like any other message.
Voice message screen

By default, iPhone and iPad audio messages expire 2 minutes after you hear them. To change this setting >> >> message And change Expired under Voice message..

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<p>Alternatively, you can select to save a specific voice message <strong>keep</strong> On iPhone, iPad, and Mac under the message.</p>
<h2><span class=8. Share your current location

Maybe your companion is seeing you, or you are lost and need help. You can use messages to send your location or share your location for a specified amount of time.

On iPhone and iPad Arrow Next to the contact name at the top. For Mac information Conversation icon.

  • To send a spot immediately Send my current location..
  • To share your location for a period of time, such as an hour, or until the end of the day, click[Share my location Select an option. (You can also share your location indefinitely or until you manually stop it.)
Options to send or share your location

This will send a message to the recipient indicating your location on the map. Select that message to open the Apple Maps app and get directions to the spot.

9. Enable one-handed keyboard

You can also send text on your iPhone using the one-handed keyboard. This will slightly shrink the message keyboard and move it to one side of the screen, allowing you to access all the keys with one hand.

To enable the one-handed keyboard Emoji Also Gloves Keyboard icon. A small pop-up window with options will appear. Select the right or left icon at the bottom to enable it and move the one-handed keyboard to that side of the screen.

One-handed keyboard activated

Tap to stop using the one-handed keyboard Arrow Zoom to full size on the side or select the icon in the center of the pop-up window.

10. Handwrite, draw, or send heartbeats

Apple’s iMessage app goes a step further than effects, audio messages, and typing. You can also scribble and draw messages, send heartbeats, and tap.

On iPhone and iPad App shop Click the button to select Digital touch, It looks like there are two fingers in the heart.

  • To handwrite or draw, place your finger in the dark rectangle in the center. If you want, you can tap the color from the palette on the left.When you’re done, tap send button.
Digital touch icon
  • Tap to send a moving message Video camera icon. You can then sketch, write, or use the camera to snap the shot.Draw on the image in the center and tap send When you’re done. Recipients receive the message as if they were composing it in real time.
Digital touch screen
  • To send a heartbeat, press and hold the rectangle with two fingers.
  • To send a tap, just tap the rectangle.
Send a heartbeat

Note: Unlike iOS for iPhone users, digital touch messages are displayed as images on Android smartphones and devices.

11. Display message time

One of the simplest iMessage hacks that most people don’t know about is watching conversation time. For example, when you see a message from a friend, you may wonder how long ago they sent the message.

On iPhone and iPad, slide the conversation screen from right to left. On Mac, use the trackpad or Magic Mouse to slide the screen or right-click and select a conversation. Show time.. The time is easily displayed on the right.

Time displayed on the right

Hopefully, these iMessage hacks will allow you to use your messages more effectively on your iPhone, iPad, or Mac. For more fun or faster texting, you have a lot of options.

You can also add stickers using the Memoji feature.

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