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How to stop iMessage photos from showing in Photos app

Shared with You iPhone

Are pictures and videos you receive on iMessage appearing automatically inside your iPhone Photos app? This is because of a new feature called Shared with You introduced in iOS 15. If you do not like this, here's how to stop your iPhone from automatically saving images received on iMessage to the Photos app.

How to send PDF, ZIP, and other files on iMessage

iPhone iMessage screen showing PDF and ZIP file being sent

When you're inside an iMessage chat, you only see the option to send photos and videos. As a result, people often ask, "how do you send a PDF through iMessage" or "can you iMessage ZIP files." To put these worries at ease, let me tell you that it's very easy to send PDFs, ZIP, and other files through iMessage. You don't need additional third-party apps or services. Here's how to send files via iMessage on iPhone, iPad, and Mac.

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.

Install iOS 14.8 and other Apple updates asap to protect against zero-click Messages attacks

The latest round of Apple software updates brings fixes for vulnerabilities making possible recent zero-click attacks that bypassed Apple's BlastDoor security in Messages. iOS 14.8 includes security fixes for two bugs that have been actively exploited in the wild. Do yourself a big favor and install the latest updates to close this particularly dangerous attack vector.