Send file attachment on iPhone from Mac iMessage

🗓️ November 10, 2020 By ✍️ Jaysukh patel

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.

5 send file from Imessage to iPhone or iPad

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.

1 file or document sent from Mac to iOS using iMessage

Fourth: Choose all kind of file “Pages, Number, Doc, PDF, Audio (MP4, MP3), video file”.

1 send audio song to iPhone using iMessage from Mac

That’s it, See the example of My Mac and iPhone.

Send file from iPhone to Mac using iMessage

Open Message app on iPhone,

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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.

3 Share or send file from iCloud drive iPhone app to Mac via iMessage app

Photos app: Open App > Tap on Select from top right > Tap on photo > Box with upper arrow icon > Message app.

2 Select picture file from photos app and sent it in iMessage

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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Jaysukh Patel
Jaysukh Patel

Jaysukh Patel is the founder of howtoisolve. Also self Professional Developer, Techno lover mainly for iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and iOS, Jaysukh is one of responsible person in his family. Contact On: [OR]

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