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3 Effective Tips on How to Use iMessage on PC


Most of the users search on the Internet about how to use iMessage on PC, including the device Windows 7/8/10 operations system. Is it possible to use iMessage for Windows PC? Don't panic, here in this post, let's figure it out.

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Some people love using WhatsApp or Facebook Messenger, however, Apple iMessage is also a popular app with brilliant features among its users, such as communicate with family or friends by sending texts, photos, locations, videos, audios, contacts or links, etc.

For now, iMessage is accessible through the messages app on an iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. However, many of the iMessage users are trying to search iMessage for Windows PC and if you are willing to take this advantage of the tip on using iMessage from Windows, read thoroughly of this post to find it out.


3 Tips on how to use iMessage on PC

Apple iMessage for PC is not available from the official website, as we have known it's only for Mac or iOS system, to use iMessage on Windows computer, we have to rely on Chrome Remote Desktop to remote access the Mac, therefore, you'll have to prepare one Mac and Windows PC (The PC runs Windows 10 OS is the best).

Tip One. How to get iMessage via Chrome Remote Desktop

1. Download Chrome Browser and then install Chrome Remote Desktop plugin on Chrome plugin web store on both your Mac and Windows PC.

Add Plugin

2. Launch Chrome Remote Desktop once installed.

Launch APP

3. Install Chrome Remote Desktop Host Installer on Mac computer ONLY.
4. Launch Chrome Remote Desktop on Mac and click the "Share" button and in the meantime, you will get a code, type this code on your Windows PC.


Finally, you'll see two computers will be connected and you can then use iMessage on PC via Chrome Remote Desktop from Chrome browser. Besides, connection via Chrome browser is all secure. Enjoy it right now!

Connect iMessage

Tip Two. Use iMessage on PC with iPadian

What if you don't have a Mac computer and you still need to use iMessage on Windows PC? You can rely on an iPadian emulator to run the iMessage app. iPadian 2 is an iPad simulator with the ability to transform your Windows PC and enable it to run iOS apps. However, the iPad simulator doesn't perform consistently and it possibly floods your computer with malware. Therefore, you should operate carefully with precautions.

1. Download the iPadian emulator for Windows on your PC.
2. Double click the .exe file and then install it.
3. Launch the iPadian program once installed.
4. Type iMessage in the search bar and install the iMessage on the emulator.

Then, launch the app and start your maiden experience of iMessage on your Windows PC.

Tip Three. Send iMessage from PC by Jailbreak the iPhone

This is also a practical way to send instant message by using iMessage from Windows PC, however, it also requires your precaution to do so.


1. Jailbreak iOS devices with an iOS software called Cydia.
2. Find Remote Messages APP from in Cydia to set up a web-based interface, generally, it takes $4 to download.
3. Find the Settings page from the Remote Messages app and then create the username and password.
4. Launch a web browser on your PC to access the iPhone by typing the current IP address with the server port: 333, Tips: you can find IP and server port from the Remote Messages app on the Settings page.
5. Log in with the preset username and password on the web browser.
6. Then you can send and receive the message with iMessage from Windows PC.

To be honest, the first tip is strongly recommend, as this is the most secure way to use iMessage on PC without infecting with any other third-party malware or harm your iPhone by non-trusted jailbreak software, what if the iPhone text messages from iMessage have been accidentally deleted by improper operations, what should we do to recover iMessages from iPhone?

Then you'll have to rely on a third-party iPhone data recovery software to restore the text messages for you. And Bitwar iPhone Data Recovery is my recommendation, you can check the functions by following tutorials.

How to Recover Text Messages from iMessage with Bitwar iPhone Data Recovery Software

There are 2 options for recovering text messages from iMessage.

Option 1. Recover text messages from iMessage directly by scanning the iOS device without iTunes Backup

If you are using iPhone 4/5/5s/6/7/8 and found text messages lost from iMessage, try to download the Bitwar iPhone Data Recovery on your Windows PC, also, the software has a Mac version, you can also download from below button.

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1. Launch the program and then select Recover from the IOS device.
2. Then select Message from General Information section.
3. Click Start Scan to let the software begins to search text messages from iPhone.
4. The software shows all of the text messages separately with different contacts.
5. Click on the message to preview, after confirmed, hit Recover button to save the messages.

Recover Result

Option 2. Recover text messages from iMessage by scanning the iTunes Backup File.

iTunes backs up whole data of your iPhone first when you connect with your Mac and sync with it. This is awesome when you lost iMessage from iPhone. However, the disadvantage is that the iTunes backup file is not a regular file type, but an SQlitedb file, which is not allowed to preview and access. Sometimes it's encrypted in order to keep privacy safe. However, Bitwar iPhone iMessage recovery tool supports to extract and view it.

1. Launch Bitwar iPhone Data Recovery and then select Recover from iTunes backup file.
2. It will turn to a window asking you select the backup file path. If you couldn't find the backup file, you can manually find your backup file by click the Browser button.
3. After finding the backup file, select the Message from the General Information section.
4. Click "Start Scan" to let the software begins to search text messages from iPhone.
5. The software shows all of the text messages separately with different contacts.
6. Click on the message to preview, after confirmed, hit Recover button to save the messages.

Tips on finding the iTunes Backup File path

1. For Windows 7 operating system or higher: \ Users \****\ AppData \ Roaming \ Apple Computer \ MobileSync \ Backup \
2. Windows X: \Documents and Settings\****\Application Data\Apple Computer\MobileSync\Backup
3. Mac OS X:〜/ Library / Application Support / MobileSync / Backup /
Note: **** is the login user name, such as the Administrator.


You are not alone to look for iMessage on Windows from the Internet, actually it's quite common seen demands because of the Windows system is still the most used operating system in the world. Use iMessage on Windows PC is an effective way to keep in touch with friends, customers, family, etc.

And if you are using iMessage on iPhone and finding the troubles of losing the text messages, you can try to recover these text messages with Bitwar Data Recovery with the above-mentioned tutorials. Hope you can recover text messages from iPhone in no time.

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