Get tired of the white background of iMessage? Want to customize iMessage background of what you like? However, the iPhone’s original operating system does not allow you to change the background of the Messages application. There comes to the question that most people concern how to change iMessage background. Hereby, i am glad to share with you changing the iMessage background with two methods. The first one is to change iMessage background on iPhone without jailbreaking, while the second one is to change iMessage background on jailbroken iPhone.

How to change iMessage background on iPhone without jailbreaking

As we all know, Apple doesn’t provide any application that can help change iMessage background so you have to use a third-party app if you want to customize iMessage background.

Go to App Store, click the search icon and enter some key words, such as “color iMessage” or “color text message”. Then it will list out a lot of apps available to change iMessage background.

Click the download button to download and install the app that you want.

After installing the app in your iPhone, tap and open the app Fancy Bubble.

1.Click the green icon of Fancy Bubble to select Message type, there are Message, WhatsApp, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and Photos optional.

2.Click the “Type here” icon to type the message you want. Click the blue and round icon to select the theme that you like. There are plenty of choices for you to choose.

3.Click the “T” icon to select the fonts you need.

4.Click the “Double T” icon to choose the font size you prefer.

5.Click the “Brush” icon to select the font color.

After typing the message, click the “Send” icon to send your message.

See? It is funny and easy to change iMessage background on iPhone without jailbreaking.

How to change iMessage background on jailbroken iPhone

With a jailbroken iPhone, you can download and install the Desktop/Background SMS application from Cydia. Cydia allows you to change the background image of the Messages application.

However, be aware that jailbreaking your device will void the terms of Apple’s iPhone warranty. Cydia is a package manager mobile app for iOS that enables a user to find and install software packages on jailbroken iPhones, iPads and iPods. You can use any of these jailbreak tools or programs to install Cydia automatically during the jailbreak process: P0sixspwn, Evasi0n, Absinthe, Redsn0w, Seas0npass, or JailbreakMe. Of course there are more available in the market. Some jailbreak tools are free while some are not.

  • Step 1: Tap “Cydia” on your iPhone and click “Search” to type “SMS/Desktop Background.”
  • Step 2: Tap “Install”>”Confirm”>”Settings”>”Wallpaper” to elect the wallpaper you want to use.
  • Step 3: Select the “Camera Roll” option and select the picture you want to use as the background of the Messages application.
  • Step 4: Press the “SMS” button to set the picture as the background of your iPhone’s Messages application.

I do hope the solutions outlined mentioned above can help you change iMessage background on iPhone, for they are easy to learn and use. Now come and have a try to DIY the iMessage background you like.