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Writing and sending iMessage

Want to write and send an iMessage? It's easy, but remember you need to set up your tablet for iMessages before you can use this function.

Step 1 of 10

Create new iMessage

Tap Messages.

Step 2 of 10

Create new iMessage

Tap the new message icon.

Step 3 of 10

Enter recipient

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

Key in the first letters of the required contact.

Matching contacts are displayed.

Tap the required contact.

Step 4 of 10

Write text

See how to write text.

Tap the text input field and write the required text.

Step 5 of 10

Insert picture or video clip

Tap the camera icon.

Step 6 of 10

Insert picture or video clip

Tap Choose Existing.

Step 7 of 10

Insert picture or video clip

Go to the required folder.

Tap the required picture or the required video clip.

Step 8 of 10

Insert picture or video clip

Tap Use.

Step 9 of 10

Send iMessage

Tap Send when you've finished your iMessage.

Step 10 of 10

Return to the home screen

Tap the Home key to return to the home screen.

Swipe right for the next step

Tap anywhere to dismiss

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