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Write and send iMessage

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

Step 1 of 14

Create new iMessage

Tap Messages.

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Create new iMessage

Tap the new message icon.

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Select recipient

Tap To: and key in the first letters of the recipient's name.

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Select recipient

Tap the required contact.

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Write text

Tap the text input field and write the text for your iMessage.

See how to write text.
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Write text

Tap Send when you've finished your iMessage.

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Send picture or video clip

Tap the camera icon.

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Send picture or video clip

Tap Photo Library and go to the required folder.

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Send picture or video clip

Tap the required picture or video clip.

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Send picture or video clip

Tap Use.

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Send picture or video clip

Tap Send when you've finished your iMessage.

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Send a sound recording

Tap and hold the microphone icon to start the sound recording.

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Send a sound recording

Let go to stop the sound recording and tap arrow up to send the sound recording.

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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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