How to Use iMessage on Windows PC – 2 Methods Explained

Though I enjoy using WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger, Apple’s Messages app remains my favorite choice across iDevices. Most of my friends who use Windows crave to use iMessaging. They often ask me, is there a way to use iMessage on Windows PC?

Finally, I have decided to help those friends use iMessage on Windows. If you also wish to take the advantage of this tip, you can also join the party. Let’s find out!

Note: I wish there was a straightforward way to download and install Apple’s Messages app on Windows. But there is a workaround through which you can get over the line. However, you need to have Mac in order to take the advantage of this trick. Agreed, this is not a straightforward method but we don’t have any other alternative.

How to Use iMessage on Windows PC

Step #1. Make sure you have a Mac with iMessage and PC with Windows.

Step #2. Now, download Chrome and Chrome Remote Desktop on both of your computers.

Install Chrome Remote Desktop to Mac and Windows PC

Step #3. Once installed, click on launch app.

Click on Launch App in Chrome Remote Desktop on Mac and Windows PC

Step #4. On Your Mac Download Chrome Remote Desktop Host Installer.

Download Chrome Remote Desktop Host Installer

Step #5. Once it downloaded, install the same on your Mac.

Install Chrome Remote Desktop Host on MacClick Continue to Install Chrome Remote Desktop Host on MacEnter System Password on MacClose the Installtion Window on Mac

Note: Chrome Remote Desktop lets you access another computer via Chrome browser or Chromebook. Besides, you can easily access your apps and files securely.

Step #6. Use the code to connect both the computers. Then, get started.

Code to Use Chrome Remote Desktop on Mac and Windows

Enjoy iMessage on your windows computer.

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What if you don’t have a Mac but still want to use iMessage on your Windows PC? There is a way to get fulfill your wish. Download iPadian on your Windows. It’s an emulator a third party software (Just like) which creates a virtual iOS ecosystem on your Widows; letting you install Apple’s popular Messages on your Windows.

Note: iPadian 2 is an iPad simulator that allows you to transform your Windows PC and enable it to run iOS apps. The emulator features Standalone Adobe air application. It could be very handy for the folks who want to test or play around with iOS apps on their Windows device.

However, the iPad simulator doesn’t perform consistently. Besides, it floods your computer with malware. Hence, I recommend you to try it with extra precaution.

How to Install Apple’s Messages App on Windows PC Using iPadian 2

Step #1. Download the iPadian emulator.

Step #2. Next, install the .exe file on your PC.

Step #3. Run the emulator.

Step #4. Accept the terms and conditions.

Step #5. Once the process of installation is successfully completed. Launch the iPadian software on your computer.

Step #6. Next, search for “iMessage” in the search bar.

Step #7. Finally, download the Messages app on your computer.

Then, launch the launch the app and start your maiden experience of iMessage on your Windows PC.

That’s it!

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Dhvanesh Adhiya
The founder of iGeeksBlog, Dhvanesh, is an Apple aficionado, who cannot stand even a slight innuendo about Apple products. He dons the cap of editor-in-chief to make sure that articles match the quality standard before they are published.


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