iOS 12 iMessage Effects Not Working on iPhone X/8/7/6S/6/SE? Here’s Why & Get Fixed

ohh iMessage Effects Not Working after iOS 12 upgrade? Don’t worry, I know that The new iOS 13 comes up with the considerable variations in the messaging of which there are lots of eye-catching theme and colors to go with. This iMessaging works with the iPhone users running on the Same version, for other ones they just send simple text Message. Send iMessage Effects is quite simple you only have to hold it up, and there are many options seen below from which you have just to select your choice, and you have to enjoy it

But some of the users of iPhone X/8/7/6s/6 of iOS 12 complaints about it that it was not functioning correctly and iMessage Effects are not working on Screen or playing so here we are to bring you out from that problems and enjoy the new way of messaging.

So The below Solutions is the help to fix iMessage effect not working iOS 12 and iOS 11 Earlier.

iMessage Screen Effects not working and unable to play

1. TURNING OFF THE REDUCE MOTION

If your iMessaging is not working correctly on your iPhone X/8/7/6s/6, then you have to turn off the reduce motion. The reason for this is the bubble motion will not work correctly if the minimize motion is enabled. For the disablement of the minimize motion you have to follow up the following steps:  

  1. Go to the Settings App1 General in Settings app on iPhone
  2. Then tap to the General, Next Find and tap on ASSECCIBILITY, 8 Accessibility Settings under General on iPhonethen tap on REDUCE MOTION,7 Disable Reduce motion in iPhone then DISABLED REDUCED MOTION.9 Disable Reduce Motions on iPhone Settings

2. Check AUTO-PLAY MESSAGE EFFECTS

In the latest release of iOS 12,  Apple has released an option of AUTO-PLAY MESSAGE EFFECTS. In this actually when you turned it off the effects that you send or receive will not play automatically, and for that, you have to tap on the replay option to play it.

For that you have to follow this steps: go to the GENERAL SETTING APP, then tap on the  General, then tap on ASSECCIBILTY, then tap on the  REDUCE MOTION,

Enable the  AUTO-PLAY MESSAGE EFFECT.

5 Enable Reduce Motion in iPhone Settings

3. RESTART OR REBOOT YOUR DEVICE

this solution will help the iPhone / iPad issues. You can merely restart/ reboot your device and avoid this error.

For RESTARTING  your device you have to press and hold the Wake/Sleep button, then you have to drag and slide it to the POWER OFF, restart your device after a few seconds

For rebooting your device, you have to press and hold the Home button and the WAKE/SLEEP BUTTON until the APPLE LOGO APPEARS.

Force Restart/ Reboot: Power Button + Volume Down button in iPhone 7 and later model.

4. RESET ALL SETTINGS

You can fix the issue of bubble/screen effect of your iOS 12 by RESETING ALL. For that, you have to go to the Settings App > General, Move down to the last of the screen then tap on the RESET.

6 Reset under General in Settings app on iPhone

Then tap on the RESET ALL SETTINGS, then confirm ON the POP-UP.

4 Reset All the Settings on iPhone

5. QUIT MESSAGE APP AND LAUNCH IT AGAIN

For quitting of the messaging app, you have a double tap on HOME button and SWIPE UP  the messaging app from multitasking screen and after some time again open it and try.

6. SIGN OUT AND SIGN IN TO THE MESSAGING APP

Signing out and still signing in may solve fix your problem for the only iMessage or in Group. For doing this, you have to follow this steps: Go to the SETTINGS APP, then you have to tap on MESSAGE,2 Messages Settings on iPhone

then tap on the SEND AND RECEIVE.

3 Send and Receive Messages settings in iPhone

See your Apple ID: TAP YOUR APPLE ID, then tap on SIGN OUT and then again SIGN IN.

Another way of checking this is you have to choose your phone number under START A NEW CONVERSATION from.

7. DISABLE THE 3D TOUCH

3D Touch comes Massive updates in use different app with 3D Touch. Sometimes it’s work by disabling 3D Touch on iDevice from settings app.

This may be working with the iOS 10. For doing this, you have to follow the given steps simply: Go to the settings APP, then tap on GeneralL, then scroll down to ASSECCIBILTY, then select the 3D TOUCH,  TURN IT OFF.  This method will be helpful to you.

8. WAIT AND RETRY

Some of the users have reported that the iMessaging is not working instantly but if you wait for few hours and then retry it may start working. You wait for 24 hours without using it and then use it started working again.

Also Refer: iMessage Waiting for Activation error

You must need WiFi (WiFi not Working?) or Cellular data (Cellular Data Not Working?), it’s only run on the Internet for free.

9. RESTORE YOUR iDevice

If any of the above mention things do not work then the last option left out is you just have to restore your device only. For fixing the bubble/ screen effect on your iOS 11 device you have to restore it, but before restoring you have to take care of the backup your equipment in advance.

10. FEEDBACK

You can give input to the Apple and report about your problem if any of this won’t work.

Connect with on below comment box for more help and post your suggestion and guide that need to fix any iPhone iMessage Screen Effects not working After iOS 12 Update.

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