How To Sync Messages On Mac And Iphone

With the constant evolution of technology, we are now able to synchronize our devices to streamline our digital experience. Did you know that you can sync your iPhone messages with your Mac? In this blog post, we will guide you through a simple process to achieve just that!


Before we start, make sure you meet the following requirements.

  • Your iPhone must be running on iOS 11.4 or later
  • Your Mac must be running on macOS 10.13.5 or later
  • Both devices must be signed in with the same Apple ID

Steps to Sync Messages on Mac and iPhone

On your iPhone:

Let’s start with the settings on your iPhone.

  1. Open the Settings app.
  2. Scroll down and tap on Messages.
  3. Tap on iMessage to turn it on (if it isn’t already).
  4. Next, tap on Send & Receive. Ensure that the same Apple ID is being used on both your iPhone and Mac.
  5. Go back and tap on Sync Messages (this option only appears when iMessage is turned on).

On your Mac:

Now, let’s move on to your Mac.

  1. Open the Messages app.
  2. Click on Messages in the Menu bar at the top of your screen.
  3. Next, click on Preferences.
  4. Click on the iMessage tab.
  5. Sign in with your Apple ID if you aren’t already signed in.
  6. Check the box next to Enable Messages in iCloud (this is the same as “Sync Messages” on iPhone).


Now you’ve successfully synced your messages across your iPhone and Mac. Remember, any changes you make on one device will reflect on the other. Say goodbye to the hassle of manually managing your messages on each separate device!