Finally! The Solution to iMessage on Windows Has Arrived – Check It Out

The feature is available to Windows Insiders.

Finally! The Solution to iMessage on Windows Has Arrived – Check It Out
Pedro Domínguez

Pedro Domínguez

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iMessage, the popular messaging app for iOS devices, can now be used in Windows 11. Thanks to the latest preview version of the Phone Link (or Mobile Link) application, available since this week in Microsoft’s Windows Insiders program, iPhone users will be able to use iMessage in the Windows app, as well as make and receive calls, and view notifications from their mobile.


Phone Link is a Windows app that allows iPhone users to connect their cell phones to their PC in order to update their device or exchange files. Thanks to this latest update, which is not yet available to the general public, iPhone owners will be able to chat with other iMessage users from their PC, albeit on a limited basis.

Those who use Phone Link to chat via iMessage will not be able to send photos to other contacts or participate in groups. In addition, users will not be able to see the full history of messages in conversations, and only those messages sent and received while using the Phone Link app will be displayed.

Although Phone Link integration for Android devices is much more complete, this is the first step Microsoft is taking to make it easier for iPhone users to chat with others using iMessage in the Windows ecosystem.

“It’s something we’ve wanted to do for a long time,” says Yusuf Mehdi, Microsoft’s head of consumer marketing, in an interview with The Verge. “The Android experience is pretty good, and we felt we needed to get something out for iPhone.”

Phone Link is a Microsoft app included in Windows 11, the company’s latest operating system. An application that will be very useful for iPhone users who use PCs in their daily lives.

Pedro Domínguez

Pedro Domínguez

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