How to Activate iMessage on iOS and MacOS Devices

As one of the most common istant messenger service, iMessage app allows iOS and Mac users to send texts, photos, documents, videos, contact information and others. Most people use iMessage app to send and receive messages after launching this app. When there is an activation error in your iMessage app, then you should know how to activate iMessage effectively.


In this article, we will focus on showing you two ways to settle iMessage activation problems, including problem in Mac computer and iOS device. If you don't know how to enable your iMessage on Mac or iDevice, please come to see our post. This post will help you to set up iMessage by offering two step-by-step tutorials.


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Tutorial 1. How to Activate iMessage App on Mac Computer


Step 1. Turn on your Mac and then open the Messages app on Mac

Message looks like a blue talk bubble located either on your desktop or dock. Beside, you should ensure that your mac runs OS X Mountain Lion or higher.


Step 2. Click on the Messages in the menu bar and then click on "Preferences"

You will be required to enter your Apple ID and password if you haven't used Messages app on Mac before


Step 3. Click on Account icon and then click on the iMessages accont

This icon looks like a white "@" symbol in the top left corner of the window


Step 4. Sign in with Apple ID

You need to input your Apple username and password to log into your Apple account


Step 5. Click on Settings and click on the box next to "Enable this account" at the top.


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Tutorial 2. How to Enable and Activate iMessage for iOS Device


Step 1. Open your iOS device like iPhone, iPad ad iPod

Step 2. Tap on the the Settings app on iPhone, iPad or iPod touch

Step 3. Scroll down and then tap on Messages.

Step 4. Toggle iMessage to on and wait for it to activate


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Note: How do I activate iMessage on iOS device such as iPhone, iPad or iPod? Have you ever thought over such a question before? If so, you can apply the above method to recover iDevice thing according to your demand.


By the way, you can use iPhone Data Transfer to back up your iMessage data in case that you lost or delete iOS data by accident. iPhone Data Transfer - this wonderful software supports you to transfer and manage iOS message files on iPhone, iPod touch and iPad after you activate iMessage on iOS devices.