Send text from my mac

Press Option-Return to insert a line break in a message.

Set up iMessage

Photos or videos on your Mac: Drag photos including Live Photos or videos to the message field, or copy and paste them. If you drag a Live Photo to your message, friends see only a still photo. If you want friends to be able to see the Live Photo play, share it from the Photos app. Photos or videos directly from your iPhone or iPad camera: See Insert photos and scans with Continuity Camera. Audio clips: If you want to record an audio clip in your message, see Send audio clips in a text.

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Click the Emoji button to add emoji to your message. If you add three or fewer emoji, they appear as large emoji.

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By default, Messages on Mac will attempt to send an iMessage. Well, actually it will send the message to your iPhone and your iPhone will send it from there.

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But for you, it appears as a seamless continuation. This is what allows you to send SMS text messages and iMessage from your Mac to anyone, whether they are using an iPhone or not.

Have a conversation

The first thing you need to do is make sure your Mac is running at least OS X You also need to make sure your iPhone is running iOS 8. Follow it in order and you should have no problems receiving text messages on Mac.

Use Messages with your Mac

On your iPhone, open the Settings app. You should see your Apple ID at the top.

Tap that and then tap iCloud. On your Mac, open System Preferences.

Send texts

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