How to save iMessage message attachments on iOS

IOS users are probably no strangers to iMessage. This is an exclusive messaging service developed by Apple so that users of Apple devices can text and chat with each other without charge.

Most people think that iMessage can only be used to send / receive messages. However, in practice, the application also allows you to send and receive various types of attachments such as images, links, documents, audio messages, and more.

In this article, we will learn how to save files or data attached in messages sent via iMessage to the Files app for easy access and use when needed.

How to save attachments in iMessage messages

Step 1. Open the Messages app on your iOS device.

Step 2. Open the conversation containing the attachment you want to save.

Step 3. Click the contact bubble at the top of the screen, then click Info .

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Step 4. Scroll down to the attached data. Here you will find all shared files in the conversation thread. They will be divided into different file types, such as Photos, Documents . You can click ' View all ' to find the file you want to save more easily.

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Step 5. Next, click the Share icon  in the upper right corner of the screen.

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Step 6. Scroll down to the Actions menu and choose Save to Files.

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In the next menu, you can choose to save the file to a folder on your iPhone or directly to iCloud to easily sync data between your Apple devices.

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Step 7. Once you have chosen the location to save the file, click "Save" in the top right corner of the screen to proceed to save the file.

That's all you have to do. Attachments in iMessage messages will now be saved in the location you selected. If you want to access that file, simply open the Files app and navigate to the correct location to save the file and open it.

Good luck.

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