How to download apps for iMessage on iPhone, iPad

How to Download Apps for iMessage on iPhone iPad

Posts applications in iOS 15 and iPad OS 15 offer more than the ability to send and receive text, photos, and videos. The app also allows users to share other things like locations, play games, and download additional stickers and emojis.

Apple introduced Messaging apps with iOS 10 and includes a wide range of compatible apps, such as maps, photos, music, YouTube, fitness, and more.

Besides that, the app also includes a App store which allows users to download applications and games specifically designed for the Messages application.

If you’re wondering how to access the App Store on Messages app to download more apps, here’s what to do:

How to access existing messaging applications
It is important to know that the applications in Messages depend on the applications that are already installed on your smartphone. For example, if you have a YouTube app on your phone, the Messages app will include YouTube. The same applies to other apps like Pinterest, Practo, etc.

These are the steps you need to follow to access the applications in Messages


Now, swipe left or right on the app drawer (the app ribbon at the bottom of the Messages app)


Scroll left or right to scroll through the applications.

If you want to add more apps or games, you can download them through the built-in App Store from the app. Here’s how to do that.

How to download apps, games and stickers for the Messages app


Open the Messages app and start a new conversation or open an existing one


Start scrolling through the app drawer until you see the ‘…’ icon.


Tap the App Store icon


Look for the app, stickers, games, etc. and download it.

Now you can go back to the app drawer and search for the recently downloaded app. To access it, just tap on it. Also, note that you can rearrange the apps within the Messages app to move the one you use on top.



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