How to Forward Text Messages to Your iPad

  Matt Cone       January 17, 2021      Tutorials iPad


Many text messages are still sent as SMS/MMS text messages, and you can forward these text messages from your iPhone to your iPad so they appear in the Messages application on your iPad (you can also respond to the text messages from your iPad). This is a great feature for people who want to do all of their texting from their iPad.

Here’s how to forward text messages to from your iPhone to your iPad:

  1. On your iPhone, from the iPhone’s home screen, tap Settings.

  2. Tap Messages.

    Forward text messages from iPhone to iPad

  3. Tap Text Message Forwarding.

    Forward text messages from iPhone to iPad

  4. Turn on the switch for your iPad, as shown below.

    Forward text messages from iPhone to iPad

From now on, all text messages received on your iPhone will be forwarded to your iPad.

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