Apple iPad with Retina display

Apple iPad with Retina display

How to guides

Write and send an iMessage

Follow these instructions to write and send an iMessage.
In order to send an iMessage you need to set up your device for iMessaging. Click here for information on how to set up your device for iMessaging.

Step 1 of 13

Create new iMessage

Press Messages.

Step 2 of 13

Create new iMessage

Press the new message icon.

Step 3 of 13

Select recipient

Key in the first letters of the required contact.

iMessages can be sent to phone numbers or email addresses if the recipient has a device which supports iMessages.
Step 4 of 13

Select recipient

Matching contacts are displayed.

iMessages can be sent to phone numbers or email addresses if the recipient has a device which supports iMessages.
Step 5 of 13

Select recipient

Press the required contact.

iMessages can be sent to phone numbers or email addresses if the recipient has a device which supports iMessages.
Step 6 of 13

Write text

Press the text input field and write the required text.

Click here for information on how to write text.
Step 7 of 13

Insert pictures and video clips

Press the camera icon.

Step 8 of 13

Insert pictures and video clips

Press Choose Existing.

Step 9 of 13

Insert pictures and video clips

Go to the required folder.

Step 10 of 13

Insert pictures and video clips

Press the required picture or the required video clip.

Step 11 of 13

Insert pictures and video clips

Press Use.

Step 12 of 13

Send iMessage

Press Send.

Step 13 of 13

Exit

Press the Home key to return to standby mode.

1. Create new iMessage

Press Messages.
Press the new message icon.

2. Select recipient

Key in the first letters of the required contact.
iMessages can be sent to phone numbers or email addresses if the recipient has a device which supports iMessages.
Matching contacts are displayed.
iMessages can be sent to phone numbers or email addresses if the recipient has a device which supports iMessages.
Press the required contact.
iMessages can be sent to phone numbers or email addresses if the recipient has a device which supports iMessages.

3. Write text

Press the text input field and write the required text.
Click here for information on how to write text.

4. Insert pictures and video clips

Press the camera icon.
Press Choose Existing.
Go to the required folder.
Press the required picture or the required video clip.
Press Use.

5. Send iMessage

Press Send.

6. Exit

Press the Home key to return to standby mode.

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