Apple has been a great mindset not only in terms of innovation but also in terms of its accessibility, .iPhone allows a different kind of sharing and transferring. This can be reflected by the phenomenon that imessage is an app that allows only apple gadgets to share their messages among them, not among other devices such as Samsung etc. This imessage is quite a time saving since it permits apple gadgets to get connected and enable sharing; however, there is an important step that the user must be logged in from the same id on every device. For instance, it is not feasible that you are connected from a different id on iPhone, and another id is being used on your mac, and now you want to commence sharing messages via iCloud between these two devices. Although this feature is for convenience, it has some ethics of usage. To sync imessages, one has to enable iCloud as well. Only then will one be able to share, download messages from iCloud. Undoubtedly, Apple has surpassed in the area of smartphones since it offers an app that is making its users more brand loyal. It is also dominating market share by introducing such features which only highlight their products either laptops(mac) or smartphones(iPhones). This time some methods are in perfect elaboration to make users understand to access this feature of iCloud, which is responsible for imessage syncing on mac, deleting, and updating imessages on mac.
If you are someone who is looking to sync with icloud on mac then strive to give following methods a shot.
- Open Messages
- Click Messages in the menu bar and choose Preferences…
- Click the iMessage tab in the window.
- To the right of Enable Messages in iCloud, click Sync Now.
- Now in the bottom left corner of Messages, you’ll see a status bar if there are messages to sync.
On macOS, you’ll first need to make sure that you’ve updated to at least macOS High Sierra 10.13.5. When that’s done, open up the Messages app and then navigate to Messages > Preferences on the menu bar in the top-left corner of the screen. Click on the “Accounts” tab. Select the “Messages in iCloud” checkbox. You’ll see a little popup in the iMessage window, confirming that your messages are syncing with your iCloud account. Now your iMessages should sync to your Mac.
What to Follow if Messages in iCloud isn’t working for you.
Although Apple is the most trustworthy brand out there, it still can have some problems while connecting your imessages to mac via iCloud.If this incurs any trouble, then the following are the to-do steps.
- Try rebooting all of your devices. Sometimes it happens that gadgets are overloaded or their processor needs to be recharged, reopened, so it is better to reboot them
- Make sure that you are logged in to your correct id across all gadgets. If you are logged in from another account on mac, and the different account is being used on your iPhone, then sharing via iCloud isn’t feasible.
- Navigating your iPhone memory is another cure t this disease since iPhone has constraint ram, so it’s better to scroll down among your imessages and think of getting rid of some of them and free your memory. This iPhone has to bear less pressure, and now your iPhone won’t distort. The same goes for mac as well.
- If none of those worked, then you may want to Reset Network Settings. On your iPhone, go to Settings, then General, scroll down to the bottom for Reset, and then choose Reset Network Settings. In this way, your iPhone will be rebooted and can commence fresh start all over again, and now you have to put wifi password back.
How to transfer your Message history to a new Mac
- Turn on both your old and new Macs.
- Open an Airdrop window on both Macs. Or you could also use File Sharing.
- Open up the ** /Library/Messages** folder (using the above method) on both the old and new Mac.
- Drag that folder on your old Mac over to Airdrop.
5. On your new Mac, if you’ve been using Messages, make a copy of the folder and move it to the Desktop. Delete the original data from the folder of the new Mac.
6.Drag the Messages folder that you copied from the old Mac over to the now-empty Messages folder of your new Mac.
7.Restart the new Mac.
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