This article demonstrates how to connect iMessage service to your Android phone/pad so that you can contact your iPhone friends freely from now on. To finish the article will take 5 mins.
- A mac laptop or server
- Android Phone
- iPhone (optional for testing)
Features of AirMessage:
- Safe: all the messages are stored and transited through your own mac and network
Install the AirMessage
This part has two main steps:
1, Install the AirMessage server on your Mac
This will forward new iMessages to your Android devices. Download the AirMessage Server for macOS from https://airmessage.org/install/
Set password by Edit password:
It will ask for a few Permission Settings which wants to read the messages:
Add a new port forwarding rule in your router with port 1359 open and forwarded to your mac. More details can be found at: https://airmessage.org/install/
2, Install the AirMessage client on your Android
Download the AirMessage client for Android from https://airmessage.org/install/. The Android must be at least Android 6.0 Marshmallow or later.
Open the app:
Click manual configuration:
If address and password is correct, we should be table to find a
1 client connected, and of course, you can connect many android devices at the same time!
Time for testing. Let's send a iMessage to ourselves from iPhone/iPad:
Congrats! You have successfully enabled iMessage on your Android device! If you like this story, please 👏👏👏, I will continue to share more tutorials.