iMessage is Apple's built-in instant messaging (IM) service, which lets you easily send texts, pictures, videos, sound and location directly to anyone else using iMessage on iPhone, iPad, Mac, or Apple Watch. Although many people enjoy using WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger, iMessage is still one of the most used apps in across iOS and Mac devices. And there are many folks looking for ways to use iMessage on Windows PC, even they know that this service is only for Apple users. How to get iMessage on PC? Is it possible? In this article, you will learn how to use iMessage on your Windows PC. Follow the below-mentioned methods to break the chain of restrictions of iMessage on PC.
Well, there is no straightforward way to download and install iMessage app on Windows. To get over the restriction of iMessage on PC, you can make use of Chrome Remote Desktop. It allows users to remotely access and control another computer through Chrome browser. If you have a Mac computer, this app will help you access to iMessage by connecting your Windows computer to your Mac remotely. Please note, you can only access iMessage when your Mac is turned on.
Sign into your Google account in Chrome Browser. Download and install the Chrome Remote Desktop app on both your Windows PC and Mac.
Once installed, launch the app. On your Mac, download and install Chrome Remote Desktop Host Installer.
Generate a security code on your Mac, and use it to connect your Windows PC and Mac computers.
Once you establish the connection, you will be able to access and use iMessages on your Windows PC as you do on your Mac.
What if you don't have a Mac? Don't worry, there is another workaround for using iMessage on your Windows PC. To get this going, you need download iPadian on your computer. It is a free iOS emulator that creates a virtual iOS ecosystem on your Windows, and enables you to access all the iOS app including iMessage in your PC.
Download and install iPadian on your Windows PC. Accept the Terms and Conditions to continue.
Launch the emulator on your Windows computer, and search for "iMessage" in the search bar.
Download the iMessage app on the iPadian emulator, then you can start using iMessage on Windows PC without any hassle.
You can try the above mentioned ways for using iMessage on your PC. Other than that, there is another way to get access iMessage history on Windows computer. Using FoneGeek iOS Data Backup & Restore, you can backup, view and access iMessage on PC. What's more, you can freely backup iPhone contacts, text messages, call logs, voicemail, WhatsApp, photos, videos, notes, voice memos and more to computer. It allows you to preview data before transfer so that you can backup what you really need.
Download this software from FoneGeek official site and install it on your PC.
Launch it and choose "iOS Data Backup & Restore" option from the primary window.
Click on "iOS Data Backup" and connect your iPhone to the computer via USB cable.
Choose "Messages & Attachments" you need to export and click on "Next", then "Backup".
That's it. These are workarounds for using iMessage on Windows PC. If you know any better method to access iMessage on PC, please leave us a comment below. We will keep updating this article if we find more ways to get iMessage for Windows. If you accidentally deleted important iMessages on your iPhone and want to retrieve them back, take it easy, we recommend you use FoneGeek iPhone Data Recovery. This program can help to recover deleted iMessages on iPhone directly, or from iTunes/iCloud backup provided you have one.
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