Apple® iPhone® - Turn iMessage On / Off

If you've recently changed OS types (Apple, Android, Windows, BlackBerry) or are unable to send/receive text messages on your iPhone or messages from other iPhones aren't blue (iMessages), this may help.

Note The steps below apply to the following models:

  • iPhone X / XS / XS Max / XR
  • iPhone 8 / 8 Plus
  • iPhone 7 / 7 Plus
  • iPhone SE
  • iPhone 6 / 6 Plus / 6s / 6s Plus
  • iPhone 5 / 5c / 5s
  • iPhone 4 / 4s

 

  1. From the Home screen, navigate: Settings Settings icon > Messages Messages icon.
  2. Tap the iMessage switch to turn on Switch On or off Switch Off.
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