Transit or send file attachment over iMessage in free from iPhone or Mac message app. Message app supports most of the file format (pages, number, text, image, audio) for send or recover using text. That I covered in this tutorial for how to send a file in iMessage to single or multiple recipients over Mac or iOS device.
Airdrop is the Smart way to send or transfer file between apple devices. But some circumstance Airdrop doesn’t work or not helping out for your case then try these alternate methods to send a file in text attachment in free using secure iMessage connection.
Tips can help in MacOS Sierra or later, Mavericks, EI Capitan, Yosemite.
Steps for Send file attachment on iPhone/ iPad from Mac
Mac to iOS
First: Open Message app on Mac, (Not Setup yet, Login with iMessage activated apple ID)
Second: Find recipients that you want to send him.
Third: From the top menu, Buddies > Send file > Browse file that you want to send in iMessage. or use Keyboard shortcuts (alt + Command + F) for Browser file on Message app.
Fourth: Choose all kind of file “Pages, Number, Doc, PDF, Audio (MP4, MP3), video file”.
That’s it, See the example of My Mac and iPhone.
Send file from iPhone to Mac using iMessage
Open Message app on iPhone,
To do from iPhone, iPad you shall use share option that can activate different ways on each application,
iCloud Drive: Press and Hold long press on File, Share > Select Message app icon from sharing popup.
Photos app: Open App > Tap on Select from top right > Tap on photo > Box with upper arrow icon > Message app.
Share audio file: Select audio file, use share option and send it directly in message app.
Recipients can download file on apple device for offline use anytime.
Extra dose: yes, you can forward a single file to multiple address or recipients in iMessage by add with name one by one or using iMessage group.
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