iMessage is present by default on iOS devices. It is an amazing messaging service. However, if you are an Android phone user, then also you can use iMessage. In case you are wondering how to do so, then read on and follow the instructions carefully.
Steps for Getting AirMessage Server for Mac
If you want to get AirMessage server for Mac, you need to follow the instructions given below.
- First of all, you have to open “www.airmessage.org” on your macOS.
- After that, you should click on Install on the upper side of the screen.
- Then you have to click on “AirMessage server for Mac.”
- Thereafter, click on the “zip file” once it is finished downloading.
- After downloading, when the pop up appears, click on AirMessage.
- Later, you should select Open to verify that you would like to unlock the application.
- Now, select “Open System Preferences.”
- After that, you have to click on “Lock icon.”
- Then you should enter the password and click on Unlock.
- Thereafter, you have to tick the box of AirMessage.
- Later, click on “Quit Now.”
- Now, click on the lock icon once more to save additional changes.
Modify Sleep Settings on Mac
You can modify sleep settings on Mac. Here are the instructions given below.
- Get started by clicking on “System Preferences.”
- After that, you should click on “Energy Saver.”
- Now, you have to move the slider of “Turn display off after” to Never.
Make a DHCP IP Reservation
If you want to make a DHCP IP reservation, you need to follow the instructions given below.
- To get started, launch the Google Wi-Fi application on your device.
- After that, you should navigate to the right-most screen.
- Then you have to tap on “Network and general” option.
- Later, select “Advanced networking.”
- Thereafter, you should choose DHCP IP reservations.
- After that, tap on ” + ” option.
- Now, tap on the Mac.
- Input the IP.
- Select Next and tap on Done.
Forward Ports on Your Router
You can forward ports on your router. Here are the instructions given below.
- First and foremost unlock the Google Wi-Fi application on your device.
- After that, you should navigate the right side of the page.
- Then you should tap on “Network and general.
- Thereafter, you have to select “Advance networking.”
- Later, you should tap on “port management.”
- Now, choose the ” + ” icon.
- Tap on the Mac.
- After that, select Next.
- Then you should input 1359 as the begin and border range.
- Thereafter, you have to tap on TCP and UDP.
- Tap on Done.
Use of AirMessage on your Device
If you want to use AirMessage on your device, you need to follow the instructions given below.
- Go to the Google Play Store on your Android device.
- After that, navigate the search bar.
- Input “AirMessage” into the search bar.
- You should select the first result.
- Tap on Install.
- After downloading, tap on the app to open.
- Input the server address and password.
- Tap on Next tab.
- Now, select the “Download Messages.”
By following the instructions mentioned in the blog, you will be successfully able to send and receive iMessages on Android.
Ela Thomas is a self-professed security expert; she has been making the people aware of the security threats. Her passion is to write about Cyber security, cryptography, malware, social engineering, internet and new media. She writes for Norton security products at www.norton.com/setup.