Today we will show you how to save iMessage photos and videos on your iPhone and iPad running iOS 13 and iPadOS, respectively.
Need to Save iMessage Photos and Videos to Your Device’s Camera Roll? Here’s How you Can Do it on Your iPhone or iPad
We usually take the lazy route and keep our iMessage photos and videos in their respective threads, thinking we’d scroll up and show them to someone when the time comes. You can just save yourself some trouble and save iMessage photos and videos straight to your Camera Roll instead so that they remain safe at all times and of course, easier for you to access when the time comes. So, if you are running iOS 13 or iPadOS, we will show you how to save IMessage photos and videos.
Step 1. Open the Messages app on your iPhone or iPad.
Step 2. Open the conversation thread where the photo or video is.
Step 3. Find the photo or video you wish to save. To make things easier, tap on the name of the contact above the conversation, then tap on info to get a quick view of your shared media. Or, you can manually scroll the thread if you want to take the old-school route.
Step 4. Tap and hold on the photo or video for a few seconds until you see a couple of options show up.
Step 5. Tap on Save.
Step 6. The photo or video is now saved in the Photo app’s Camera Roll.
You can do this for all the photos and videos you may have. Furthermore, if you have Messages in iCloud enabled then it means that your threads are well backed up and synced across your devices, this means that you won’t lose your photos and videos as long as you don’t delete the entire thread manually for any reason.
With the option turned off you can save quite a bit of battery life too. As you take your phone out in direct sunlight, the built-in sensors will kick in, pushing the display to full brightness, giving you a serious hit in the battery life department. If you believe iOS is doing it wrong, then just turn the feature off. Simple.
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