iMessage

How to send pictures in full quality on iMessage, WhatsApp, Telegram, and Signal

Same family picture in low and high quality with iMessage, WhatsApp, Telegram, Signal and iPhone icons on a light background

Instant messaging apps compress photos and videos to share them rapidly using less bandwidth. Compressing the images also ensures the recipient can download and view them as soon as possible, even on slow networks.

For most cases, media compression is great. But if you ever want to send an image of a document, text, group picture for printout, or any other serious purposes, you might want to stick with the highest resolution. If you don't, the final image can be blurry, unclear, unprofessional, and with finer details lost.

To address this, here are several ways to send a picture or video clip in full, uncompressed quality on iMessage, WhatsApp, Telegram, and Signal from your iPhone or iPad.

Ian Beer publishes extensive write-up on FORCEDENTRY zero-click iMessage exploit used by NSO Group in Pegasus spyware

The iOS & iPadOS 14.8 update that Apple launched in mid-September was more than just a feature update. It also encompassed a fix for a considerably dangerous zero-click iMessage exploit dubbed FORCEDENTRY (CVE-2021-30860) that was being actively exploited by Israel’s NSO Group to target and surveil activists, journalists, and other high-profile occupations.

How to fix iMessage not working on iPhone and iPad

Message Failed to Send and Not Delivered How to fix it on iPhone

iMessage is one of the most popular and convenient messaging services for iPhone, iPad, and Mac users. It is end-to-end encrypted, offers fun screen effects, has apps, and much more. You certainly enjoy using it on your Apple devices.

But if all of a sudden, iMessage is not working for you, messages are failing and showing red exclamation marks, and texts, photos, videos are not going through, here are the best solutions to fix this. These work for iOS 12 up to iOS 14 and iOS 15.