Learn how to use Messages

Use Messages to send and receive texts, photos, videos, personalized effects, and more — all on your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Apple Watch.

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Personalize your messages

With iOS 10, you can now send more expressive and animated messages on your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Add new effects, sketches, and bigger emojis to your conversations. Also use third-party apps to create and share content right from within Messages.