Remember to Enable Text Message Forwarding When You Get a New Mac or iPad

It turns out that, when you get a new Apple device, you must manually enable it to receive forwarded texts from your iPhone

October 12, 2020

You’ve long had text messages forwarding from your iPhone to your Mac and iPad, but after you get a new device, it might be a while before you realize that it’s not receiving texts sent to your iPhone. It turns out that, when you get a new Apple device, you must manually enable it to receive forwarded texts from your iPhone—the setting is off by default. On your iPhone, go to Settings > Messages > Text Message Forwarding, and flip the switches for the new devices.

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