iMessage Stories August 14

iPhone: How to enable or disable read receipts for iMessage

Read receipts are great, however, sometimes it isn’t appropriate to have them enabled, for example when you have a business. Good thing Apple gives you the option to keep them on or off. And with iOS 11, you can toggle read receipts on a per-contact basis.

Follow along to learn how…

iMessage Stories August 2

For the last few days, Chinese state media started a mini smear campaign on Apple, criticising the company’s App Store policies and voicing frustration at ongoing SMS and iMessage spam in the region.

Reuters reports that the Chinese media quoted an Apple rep announcing that Apple will be rolling out new ways to block iMessage spam accounts, and is developing ‘advanced technology’ to automatically identify junk messages. In a statement to Reuters, Apple said that they have been ‘working to reduce the issue of spam for quite some time’.

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iPhone: How to forward iMessages or SMS

Ever receive an iMessage that you really wanted to share with other people, but not publicly? Fortunately there’s a way to make that happen.

iMessage Stories July 31

State-controlled media in China has accused Apple of failing to do enough to block prohibited content on its various platforms. This includes pornography, gambling and – rather ironically – promotion of counterfeit goods …

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iMessage Stories May 10

At its Build developer conference this year, Microsoft revealed a new “Your Phone” application that it hopes will make iOS and Android devices work better with Windows 10 PCs. The app bring things such as photos, texts, and more directly from your smartphone to your Windows PC.

One key missing feature, however, is iMessage support – but Microsoft says it would love to work with Apple to change that…

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iMessage Stories April 10

T-Mobile app for iOS adds support for Business Chat via iMessage

iOS 11.3 added support for Business Chat through iMessage, which allows you to talk to support representative directly through the Messages app on your iPhone, iPad, or Mac, instead of calling in, connecting via email or social media.

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