Basic use

Set up your phone for iMessaging

You can send iMessages to phone numbers or email addresses if the recipient has a device which supports iMessages. To set up your phone for iMessaging, you need to activate your Apple ID.

Just so you know...

Please select the red text to see instructional images.

Find "Messages"
Press Settings.
Press Messages.
Turn on sending of iMessages
Press the indicator next to "iMessage" to turn on the function.
Turn text message alternative on or off
Press the indicator next to "Send as SMS" to turn the function on or off.
If you turn on the function, iMessages will be sent as text messages if the service is unavailable.
Return to the home screen
Press the Home key to return to the home screen.
Was this helpful? Yes No
Close

Send us your comments

Your feedback means a lot to us. Please let us know how we could make our Device Guide site even better.

Enter your comments here then click the 'Send' button.

500 characters remaining Send
Close

Email this article to your friend

* Required Information

Your name
Your friend's name
Your friend's email *
Enter your comments
Send
Back to the topic list