Auto-Save Images from iMessage to Your Phone or Computer
Auto-Save Images from iMessage to Your Phone or Computer

Let’s have a look at the method to Auto-Save Images from iMessage to Your Phone or Computer using the simple inbuilt settings of these iDevices. So have a look at complete guide discussed below to proceed.

iMessage is the top-rated messaging service that is available for the users of Mac as well as Apple smartphones. This messaging service is excellently built while it is filled with a lot of functions and almost every required function. For the users who are using this service would be willing to have one function by which the images could be auto-saved to the phone or computer. Fortunately, this option is easily available for the iMessage, only simple steps are required to be followed so as to grab this functionality. Remember that by making this function active you would not be able to prevent the data usage, the images would get automatically downloaded each time you are getting the message. Make your mind for this thing and then you could easily set up your device to automate the downloading of the iMessage images. The method to grab this function is easy and no complex actions would be required for gaining the feature working live.To let the users know about this function and the way to implement it, we have written up the method in this post. Here the method is written below, just head to the main part of the article if you are interested to know about it. So let’s get started with the method!

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How to Auto-Save Images from iMessage to your iPhone or Computer

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For Mac:

#1 On Mac there is an App named Hazel which is available for the users at the rate of 32 dollars. This app is installed gives the functionality of downloading the images automatically on iMessage. First of all, you will have to install this app on your Mac, you could install it for free and hence gain the trial period of two weeks.

#2 After installation of the app go to the Mac Finder and then click on Go> Go to Folder option. You can also use the keyboard shortcut that is Shift + Cmd + G. There would be a dialog box that will appear on the screen after that, just type the /Library/Messages in the dialog box. This would save the iMessage images but make sure you do not type anything else in the dialog box as this could affect the iMessage.

Auto-Save Images from iMessage to Your Phone or Computer
Auto-Save Images from iMessage to Your Phone or Computer

#3 Now once the attachments and the photos are saved in the above step, go and open up the Hazel app and then drag and drop the saved files on the folders tab in the app. Now simply create the two rules inside the hazel, to create the rule tap on the Plus icon.Name the first rule as Subfolders and select the following conditions as shown below. After selecting, conditions run rules on the folder contents and then finalize it by clicking OK.

Auto-Save Images from iMessage to Your Phone or Computer
Auto-Save Images from iMessage to Your Phone or Computer

#4 Now again make the new rule and there name it as Copy Images and then you will have to select some conditions that are given below in this step. Copy the conditions to the folder and then select a folder where you wish to save your files and then after that click on OK button.

Auto-Save Images from iMessage to Your Phone or Computer
Auto-Save Images from iMessage to Your Phone or Computer

#5 At last, you will have to run the rules, for that click on the Settings button and then click on Run rules now. This will automate the image saving on the iMessage app on your Mac.

For iPhone:

#1 First of all open up the iMessage app on your device and then go to the conversation that contains the photos you wish to save on your device. After that, you have to tap on the I button so as to view all of the photos and the attachments sent and received from the selected contact.

#2 Long tap on the Image you wish to download or save to the device, simply select the more option in the pop up that appears. You will now be enabled for making the selection of multiple photos. Select all of the photos you wish to save and then click on the Save “Number” Images option that would be on your screen. That’s it. This is not automation for the phone app but still, it is better to save multiple images at a single time rather than the single photo at a time.

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We have just ended to explain about the method to auto-save images from iMessage to your phone or computer. After this ending, we believe that those who read it would have definitely got about the method. This method was written all to help the iMessage users extend their flexibility or control over their messaging. Please tell us about your experience with the automated image saving for the iMessage, utilize the comments section for the same. We appreciate your indulgence in our post, thanks for reading!



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Karanpreet Singh is the Co-Founder of Techviral. He writes about how to, tutorials especially on Android, iPhone, Computer, Internet, Social Networks, etc. Apart from this, he is an Ec-Council CEH (Certified Ethical Hacker) and a Digital Marketing Expert. He loves to share his knowledge with others through blogging.