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Set up your tablet for iMessaging

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

Step 1 of 4

Find "Messages"

Tap Settings.

Step 2 of 4

Find "Messages"

Tap Messages.

Step 3 of 4

Turn on sending of iMessages

Tap the indicator next to "iMessage" to turn on the function.

Step 4 of 4

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