Messages Support

Recover deleted messages

With iOS 16, iPadOS 16.1, or later, you can recover individual messages or full conversations that you deleted in the Messages app.

Manage group messages

Create a group conversation

Start a group conversation with your friends and family, give the group a name, and add or remove people from the group.

Leave a group conversation

Learn how to mute notifications, or leave a group conversation completely.

Personalize your messages

Create and use your Memoji

Create a Memoji to match your personality and mood, then send it in Messages and FaceTime.

Add a personal touch

Express yourself with bubble, full-screen, and camera effects.

Use your own Apple ID for Family Sharing

When you set up Family Sharing, make sure that everyone uses their own Apple ID.

Apple Communities

Find answers, ask questions, and connect with other Apple users.