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How to Use iPhone Message App Like a Pro

Use Message App a lot? Besides sending messages, do you know other tips and tricks about using messages? This article will introduce you some tips about iPhone messages that can help you to use Message App like a pro.

1. Disable Notification Preview

To make it easier to see the messages under locked screen, Apple allows iPhone users to preview the SMS in notification. If you don’t want others to see the messages when you lock your screen, you can disable the notification previews function easily. You can do this here: go to “Settings” > “Notifications” > “Messages” > “Show Previews” and set to “When Unlocked” or “Never”.

2. Set Special Text Tone to Contacts

Do you want to know who texts without looking your screen? It’s really easy to do that. You can set different text tones to different contacts. So you can easily know who the text messages sending from. Select the contact you want to setup special text tone and select “Edit” > “Text Tone”. Change it to other from “Default” easily.

3. Never Reply Wrong Messages

When you communicate with several friends separately or texting with different group, it’s really easy to reply messages to wrong group or person. To solve this problem, you can easily give a name to group chatting. To name a group, open the conversation thread and tap the “i” icon and you can easily give a name to the chat group.

4. Send Only One Alert

By default, you will receive two alerts when others send you a message. This is great. But if you only want to receive one alert for messages, you can easily set it. Go to “Settings” > “Notifications” > “Messages” > “Repeat Alert” > “Never”.

5. Share Location

To share your location with others is really a convenient function for iPhone users. If you can’t find a friend in a big square or shopping mall. Your friend can easily share his location and you can easily find him. If you have kids and want to know where is your kids. You can use Share My Location on their iPhone to their location. On your kid’s phone and find your name on the contact list. On this page, tap Share My Location and you can choose share for One Hour, Share Until End of Day or Share Indefinitely.

That’s all for today’s sharing. But these 5 tips above are not all the hidden functions of iPhone Message App. You can read this article to learn more about iMessages. If you know other great or useful tips and tricks about iPhone Message app, please share with us. If you want to know how to recover deleted iMessages or how to get back deleted SMS on iPhone, you can read other articles on this website.