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iPod touch Made Simple, iOS 5 Edition by Gary Mazo, Rene Ritchie, Martin Trautschold

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Chapter 9

Using iMessage

iMessage is Apple's new service that does exactly the same thing as SMS and MMS on phones, but works over Wi-Fi networks and only with other iOS 5 devices (like iPod touches, iPhones and iPads).

iMessage can be found in your iPod touch's Messages app. In this chapter, you will learn how to use iMessage to send a text message from your Contacts app and a picture message from your Photos app.

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Enabling iMessage and Adjusting Settings

Setting up the iMessage service is similar to setting up FaceTime:

  1. Launch Settings.
  2. Tap Messages.
  3. Toggle iMessages to ON
  4. Then you may be asked for your iMessage password—this is simply your ...

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