Learning to send iMessage
How to know if you send an iMessage or SMS / MMS
messages incorporated in Apple’s application, you can send two SMS / MMS for iMessages based network operator and data based on another Apple device. To make it easier to differentiate between the two – and you know what you could be charged as SMS / MMS through a part of your data plan – Apple color code your messages.
Blue is for iMessage. Whenever you’re in a Wi-Fi network or mobile data, and a message is sent from the Apple device to another Apple device, which will be contained in a blue bubble.
Green is for SMS / MMS. Whenever you are on the cellular network and send to another mobile phone, which will be contained in a green bubble.
If iMessage is disconnected, the iPhone can try to send messages SMS / MMS, so keep an eye on it if you want to avoid the expense, especially international loads without any texting plan you may have.
How to send a text message using iMessage on iPhone or iPad
If you have already sent an SMS message, you already know how to send an iMessage. If you are new to the iPhone or iPad, this is done:
1. Launch the messages application on your iPhone.
2. Click Compose in the upper right corner.
3. Type the name of the contact you want to send a message.
4. Log messages, press the line button, type a name
5. Tap the contact you want to send a message.
6. Enter your message in the message field.
7. Press Send.
8. Touch the contact, message type in the message field, press Send
Remember, green bubbles represent SMS messages while blue bubbles represent iMessages.