How do I sync iMessage with Mac El Capitan?

How do I sync iMessage with Mac El Capitan?

Set Up SMS/MMS Forwarding

  1. Make sure your Mac and iPhone are signed in to iMessage with the same Apple ID. On the Mac, you do this in Messages > Preferences.
  2. On your iPhone, tap Settings > Messages > Text Message Forwarding.
  3. On your Mac, look for a notification with a numeric code ③.
  4. Enter the code on your iPhone.

How do I get iMessages on my Mac VM?

In order to get iMessage running, you will first need to download and install VirtualBox. The VirtualBox software will then allow you to install macOS Mojave on your Windows PC. Once macOS Mojave is installed inside the VirtualBox, you can then run iMessage on your computer without a problem.

Why is my iMessage not working on Mac?

Turn it off, reboot your device, then turn it back on using the same method. On a Mac, launch the Messages app and select Messages > Preferences from the menu bar. Go to the iMessage tab, and under your Apple ID, uncheck Enable Messages in iCloud. Reboot your Mac, then turn this setting back on.

How do you fix iMessage activation on iPhone?

Turn off and restart iMessage and FaceTime

  1. Go to Settings > Messages and turn off iMessage.
  2. Go to Settings > FaceTime and turn off FaceTime.
  3. Restart your device: iPhone. iPad. iPod touch.
  4. Turn iMessage and FaceTime back on.

Does iMessage work in macOS virtual machine?

Now before we begin, you can’t just run iMessage (or FaceTime) on the macOS Virtual Machine. If you try and sign in, it’s not going to work and it’ll either hang (or will show a error message), preventing you from using the service.

How do I refresh my iMessage on Mac?

Here’s what to do.

  1. In Messages, select Preferences under the Messages menu. Alternatively, press Command + , (comma) on your keyboard.
  2. Choose the iMessage tab.
  3. Make sure the box next to Enable Messages in iCloud is checked.
  4. Click Sync Now.
  5. Your Messages app should sync, and new items will appear.

Why can’t I turn on my iMessage?

Restart your iPhone by pressing the side button (or the button on top of the iPhone if you have an 4.7in iPhone). Now go back to Settings > Messages and turn on iMessage. And go to Settings > FaceTime and turn on FaceTime. Again, you may have to wait up to 24 hours for the services to activate.

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