Apple iPad Pro

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Basic use

Write and send an iMessage

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

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Create new iMessage
Press Messages.
Press the new message icon.
Select recipient
Press To: and key in the first letters of the recipient's name.
Press the required contact.
Write text
Press the text input field and write the text for your iMessage.
See how to write text.
Press Send when you've finished your iMessage.
Send picture or video clip
Press the camera icon.
Press Photo Library and go to the required folder.
Press the required picture or video clip.
Press Use.
Press Send when you've finished your iMessage.
Send a sound recording
Press and hold the microphone icon to start the sound recording.
Let go to stop the sound recording and press arrow up to send the sound recording.
Return to the home screen
Press the Home key to return to the home screen.
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