How to Forward Text Messages to Your Mac

  Matt Cone       January 17, 2021      Tutorials Mac iPhone


Not everyone owns an iPhone, and that means that many text messages are still sent as SMS/MMS text messages. You can forward these text messages from your iPhone to your Mac so they appear in the Messages application on your Mac (you can also respond to the text messages from your Mac). This is a great feature for people who want to do all of their texting from their Mac.

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

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

  2. Tap Messages.

    Forward text messages from iPhone to Mac

  3. Tap Text Message Forwarding.

    Forward text messages from iPhone to Mac

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

    Forward text messages from iPhone to Mac

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

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