Basic use

Set up your device for iMessaging

Follow these instructions to set up your device for iMessaging.

Just so you know...

Please select the red text to see instructional images.

Find "Messages"
Press Settings.
Press Messages.
Log on
If it's the first time you set up your device for iMessaging, you need to log on.
Before you can log on, you need an Apple ID. If you don't have an Apple ID, you can create one at www.apple.com
Select option
Select one of the following options:
Turn iMessages on or off, go to 3a.
Turn read reply on or off, go to 3b.
Enter email address, go to 3c.
3a - Turn iMessages on or off
Press the indicator next to iMessage.
Depending on the current setting, the function is turned on or off.
3b - Turn read reply on or off
Press the indicator next to Send Read Receipts.
Depending on the current setting, the function is turned on or off.
If you turn on read reply, the sender is notified when you've read an iMessage.
3c - Enter email address
Press Send & Receive.
Press Add Another Email....
Key in the required email address and press return.
Press Messages to go back to the settings.
You can key in an email address which others can send iMessages to.
Exit
Press the Home key to return to standby mode.
Was this helpful? Yes No
Close

Send us your comments

Your feedback means a lot to us. Please let us know how we could make our Device Guide site even better.

Enter your comments here then click the 'Send' button.

500 characters remaining Send
Close

Email this article to your friend

* Required Information

Your name
Your friend's name
Your friend's email *
Key in the letters and numbers displayed in the box
Send
Back to the topic list