How to Save Photos from Text Messages in iOS 13 on iPhone and iPad

The stock Messages app for iPhone is at par with the best messaging apps when it comes to letting you communicate with your friends at will. Sharing high-resolution photos and videos is a lot easier via the Messages app. If you ever come across any awesome images, you can save them to your Camera Roll on your iPhone in order to access them more conveniently.

Though it’s quite simple to save images from Text Messages on the iPhone, some of you may not have discovered this slightly hidden process. Follow these quick steps with me to save your favorite pics.

How to Save Images from Text Messages in iOS 13 and iPadOS

Step #1. Launch the Messages app on your iOS device.

Step #2. Next, select the conversation in question.

Step #3. Now, find the photo you wish to save. Then, Touch on the photo for 2 seconds until you see options like Copy, Save, More… , etc. Tap Save.

Save Photo from Text Messages in iOS 13 and iPadOSThat’s perfectly done! You have successfully saved the image on your iOS device. You can access it from Photos app.

How to Save Multiple Images from Messages to iPhone at Once

If you have several images in a conversation, then saving them individually may be tough and time-consuming. To save multiple images quickly:

Step #1. Tap name/image of the person → info.

Tap name of the person then tap on info in Messages App on iPhoneStep #2. Scroll till the end, and tap See All Photos.

Scroll till the end then tap See All Photos in Messages App on iPhoneStep #3. Tap Select and choose multiple images by touching them. Finally, tap Save.

Tap on Select then select multiple images by touching them to Save in iphoneGo to Photos app, where you will find all these saved images.

Note: If you wish to free up space on your iPhone, in Step #3, you may tap Delete.

Signing off…

This is how you can save images from the Messages app to Photos app (or Files app) on iPhone and iPad. It is quick and easy. Also, do you ever wish to use something else instead of iMessage? If yes, here is a list of best iMessage alternatives.

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