iOS 5 introduced a new capability within iOS device’s Messages app named iMessage. It can send text, picture, and messages to other iOS users without paying your carrier for a special messaging plan. In this article we’d like talk about how to send photos using iMessage.
How to Send an iMessage Photo Using the iOS Messages App?
iMessage is built right into the same Messages app and Share Sheet that sends SMS and MMS to your non-iPhone using friends, so you can do it with your Message app.
1.Launch Messages app and tap the New Message button in the upper right hand corner.
2. Choose the contact you’d like to send a video to.
3. Tap the Camera button next to the message entry area.
4. Select whether you’d like to take a photo now or choose an existing one
5. If you chose to send an existing photo, you’ll be shown all the pictures and videos in your Photos app. Scroll through and find the photo you’d like to send. Tap on it to select it.
6. Make sure the photo is the one you want and tap the “Choose” button in the lower right hand corner and it will be inserted into the message.
7. Tap the Send button.
How to Send iMessage Photo Using the iOS Photos App?
You can also send a single iMessage photo using the iOS Photo app.
1. Launch the Photos app and locate the photo you want to send. Tap on it to select it.
2. Tap on the Share button in the lower left hand corner and select Message.
3. The photo will be automatically inserted into a new message.
4. Type the contact name or search for the contact you want to send to by tapping the blue ”+” button.
5. Tap the Send button.
Remember that iMessages photos can only be sent to people have an Apple device using iMessage, or your video will be sent as a regular MMS message. If the message appears in a green bubble instead of a blue one, it means you can’t send iMeassage to the contact you send and you’ll be charged any applicable text message or multimedia message fees.
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