My Messages app on Mac is a convenient way to send and receive text messages, iMessages, and other types of messages from your Mac. You can also sync your messages across your devices, use stickers and effects, and more. In this article, we will show you how to use My Messages app on Mac and some tips and tricks to make the most of it.
How to Set Up My Messages App On Mac
Before you can use My Messages app on Mac, you need to set it up with your Apple ID and phone number. Here are the steps to do that:
Open My Messages app on your Mac. You can find it in the Dock or in the Applications folder.
Sign in with your Apple ID and password. If you don't have an Apple ID, you can create one here.
Enter your phone number and click Next. You will receive a verification code on your iPhone or iPad.
Enter the verification code on your Mac and click Next.
Choose which devices you want to sync your messages with. You can select your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple Watch, or other Macs.
Now you are ready to use My Messages app on Mac.
How to Send and Receive Messages On Mac
Sending and receiving messages on Mac is similar to doing it on your iPhone or iPad. Here are the steps to do that:
Open My Messages app on your Mac.
Click the Compose button in the top right corner or press Command + N to start a new conversation.
Type the name, phone number, or email address of the person you want to message. You can also click the Add button (+) to select a contact from your list.
Type your message in the text field at the bottom. You can also add attachments, emojis, stickers, effects, or other options by clicking the icons above the text field.
Press Return or click the Send button to send your message.
To receive messages on your Mac, you just need to keep My Messages app open or running in the background. You will see a notification when you get a new message. You can also reply from the notification by clicking Reply or tapping the Touch Bar.
How to Manage Your Conversations On Mac
You can manage your conversations on My Messages app on Mac by using some of the following features:
To delete a conversation, right-click or Control-click it in the sidebar and choose Delete Conversation. You can also swipe left on a trackpad or mouse and click Delete.
To mute a conversation, right-click or Control-click it in the sidebar and choose Mute Conversation. You can also swipe left on a trackpad or mouse and click Mute.
To pin a conversation, right-click or Control-click it in the sidebar and choose Pin Conversation. You can also drag and drop it to the top of the sidebar.
To search for a conversation, type a keyword in the search field at the top of the sidebar. You can also filter by name, date, attachments, or unread messages.
To change the settings of a conversation, click the Details button in the top right corner of the window. You can change the name and photo of a group chat, add or remove participants, share your location, enable Do Not Disturb, or block a contact. aa16f39245