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Send and Receive Setting for Messages on the iPhone

New Lesson on Send and Receive Settings for Messages on the iPhone is now Online

In this lesson for Messages on the iPhone, I show you the send and receive settings for Messages on the iPhone. With these send and receive settings, we are setting the different ways people can message us, basically by which email address and phone number, as well as what contact information of our is used when we create a new conversation. See how this all works in my video on the send and receive settings for Messages on the iPhone.

Setting Up Messages on the iPhone

New Lesson on Setting Up Messages on the iPhone with iMessage and SMS/MMS now Online

In this lesson for Messages on the Mac, I show you how the general preferences for Messages on the Mac. These preferences include setting how long you want to keep messages, what happens when you close a conversation, notification options for when you receive a message from an unknot contact and if someone mentions your name in a message, sound options, and this is also where you can set the text size of your messages. See how this all works in my video on the general preferences for the Messages app on the Mac.

General Preferences for Messages on the Mac

Learn about the General Preferences for Messages on the Mac

In this lesson for Messages on the Mac, I show you how the general preferences for Messages on the Mac. These preferences include setting how long you want to keep messages, what happens when you close a conversation, notification options for when you receive a message from an unknot contact and if someone mentions your name in a message, sound options, and this is also where you can set the text size of your messages. See how this all works in my video on the general preferences for the Messages app on the Mac.

Read Receipts in Messages on the Mac

Learn how to enable and view Read Receipts in Messages on the Mac

In this lesson for Messages on the Mac, I show you how you turn on and off read receipts for Messages on the Mac. With read receipts, you can tell when someone reads a message you sent, and they are able to see when you read a message they sent. You can turn read receipts on globally, or for all your conversations, or for individual conversations. I show you how this all works in my video on using read receipts for Messages on the Mac.

Viewing the Details of a Conversation in Messages on the Mac

Viewing the Details of a Conversation in Messages on the Mac

In this lesson for Messages on the Mac, I show you how you can view the details of a conversation in the Messages app on the Mac. This includes seeing all the photos and videos that are in a conversation in Messages, as well as any files in the conversation. From there you can drag and drop any photos, videos, or files to your Mac to save them. You can also see the location of the send if they allow this. I show you how this all works in my video on viewing the details of a conversation in the Messages app for the Mac.

Blocking Contact in Messages on the Mac

Learn how to Block Messages from Specific Contacts on the Mac

In this lesson for Messages on the Mac, I show you how you can block messages from specific contacts in the Messages on the Mac. You can set if you want to click messages from a contact’s specific email address or phone number, or from all the contact’s email addresses and phone numbers. To do this, you must first add the contact to your Contacts app, then you can select how you want them blocked. I show you how this all works in my video on blocking messages from specific contacts in Messages for the Mac.

Audio and Videos calls in Messages on the Mac

Learn how to make Audio and Video Calls in Messages on the Mac

In this lesson for Messages on the Mac, I show you how you can make both audio and video calls within a conversation in the Messages app on the Mac. You do this through the detail link in a conversation. Once you make a call, either audio and video, Messages will place the call through FaceTime. See how to make both audio and video calls in my video for the Messages app on the Mac.

Group Messages on the Mac

Learn about having Group Conversations in Messages on the Mac

In this lesson for Messages on the Mac, I show you group conversations work in Messages on the Mac. With group conversations, you can have more than two people in a conversation. You can also name the group, add more people to the group, and leave the group. One thing you can’t do is create a group conversation from al already existing conversation. You have to create them from scratch. I show you how this all works in my video on using group conversations in Messages on the Mac.

Responding with Tapbacks in a Message on the Mac

Learn how to Respond to Messages with Tapbacks on the Mac

In this lesson for Messages on the Mac, I show you how you can respond to a message with a Tapback with the Messages app on the Mac. With Tapbacks, we can respond with love, like, dislike, laugh, emphasize, and question a message. The messages does this by adding a small icon repressing what your are responding with. As an example, love will place a heart on the message, like will place a thumbs up on the message. You can do this for any type of message including images and text messages.

Responding with Tapbacks in a Message on the Mac

See how to Close and Delete Conversations in Messages on the Mac

In this lesson for Messages on the Mac, I show you how you can respond to a message with a Tapback with the Messages app on the Mac. With Tapbacks, we can respond with love, like, dislike, laugh, emphasize, and question a message. The messages does this by adding a small icon repressing what your are responding with. As an example, love will place a heart on the message, like will place a thumbs up on the message. You can do this for any type of message including images and text messages.

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