How to text with iMessage on Windows 10 or 11

Are you an avid iPhone user who misses the convenience of iMessage when working on your Windows 10 or 11 PC? Well, worry no more! In this blog post, we’ll show you how to text with iMessage on your Windows device and enjoy all the benefits of Apple’s popular messaging app. Whether you’re a frequent iMessage user or new to the world of texting, this guide will equip you with everything you need to stay connected and communicate seamlessly across devices. So buckle up and get ready to experience the best of both worlds!

How to text with iMessage on Windows 10 or 11

Open the Settings app.

1. Open the Settings app on your computer.
2. Click Messages.
3. Click Add a New Message.
4. Type a subject for your message, and type the text you want to send in the body of the message.
5. If you want to add a photo, click Add Photo and select the image you want to use from your computer or phone.
6. Click Send Message.

Tap your Apple ID account.

If you’re using a desktop or laptop computer, you can text with iMessage just like you would on an iPhone or iPad. First, open the iMessage app on your computer. Next, sign in with your Apple ID account. (If you don’t have an Apple ID, you can create one free at You’ll then need to set up your account so that iMessage knows who you are. To do this, go to Settings > Messages and turn on “Send me messages from my contacts.” Finally, add the people you want to talk to—either by selecting their names from the list or by texting their phone number—and hit send.

Tap iCloud.

If you’re using a Mac, iPhone, or iPad, you can text with iMessage just as easily as you can talk. Here’s how:
1. Open iTunes on your computer.
2. Click the “iTunes” menu item in the upper left corner of your screen.
3. Click “iCloud.”
4. Enter your Apple ID password if necessary and click “Sign In.”
5. Under “Messages,” make sure that “iOS Messages” is checked and then click the red phone icon next to it to expand the list of messages on your screen.
6. If you have more than one iMessage account, switch to the appropriate account by clicking on its name and then copying the link that appears in the window that pops up (it should look something like this: https:// messages .icloud .com/accountname?access_token= ACCESS TOKEN ). Paste that link into a new message on your computer and hit enter.
7. If you only have one account, type in your Apple ID username (which is usually just your first name plus last initial) into the message field and hit enter.
8. Type out any messages you want to send and then press return or tap anywhere outside of the message field to send them!

Make sure Messages are toggled on (green).

iOS users can easily text with iMessage on their devices. To toggle Messages on for use, open Messages and select the “Messages” tab at the top of the window. You can then select “Turn On Messages” to enable the messaging service.

Windows 10 users need to follow a different process to enable iMessage. Open the Start menu and search for “messages.” This will open up a list of messages apps installed on your computer. Select “Messages” from this list and click on the blue button labeled “Turn On.” This will open up a new dialog box, in which you will need to enter your Apple ID password. After doing so, you’ll be able to send and receive messages using iMessage on your computer.