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.

It there a way to back up your iMessages conveniently?

iMessage is a convenient service that offers instant messaging, you not only can use it for sending or receiving messages by text, but also the photos, videos, musics and more can be sent or received. Have you imagined if the iMessages data get lost accidentally one day, what can you do? Of course, you can back up them via iCloud to prevent against the data loss. However, there are only 5 GB available for free storage to save the data from your device. And you will meet some problems of iMessage synchronization or you may forget your iDevice ID and passcode. Therefore, is there an alternative way to back up your iMessages without iCloud? The answer is YES.
Here we will introduce you two methods of backing up iMessages without iCloud. One is to back up iMessages in a simple way with a powerful third-party tool Leawo iTransfer. The other is back up iMessages via iTunes.

Method 1. Get iMessages backed up with Leawo iTransfer

Leawo iTransfer is a professional and handy transfer program for iPod, iPad and iPhone. It offers a great solution to transfer issue transfer between iOS devices, iTunes and computer. There are around 14 types of files which includes contacts, SMS, photos, videos, musics and more supported for transfer. In addition, it also can back up data from iPod/iPad/iPhone. Apart from this, Leawo iTransfer is an awesome music management tool to help users to manage the playlists of the iOS devices and iTunes and iTunes with no limits.

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The key feature of Leawo iTransfer:
1. It offers a perfect solution to iPhone/iPad/iPod transfer issue.
2. It can transfer up to 14 types of files between iOS devices, iTunes and computer.
3. It is also a great back up tool to get the data backed up from iOS devices to computer.
4. It is an outstanding iOS device manager to help users to control multiple kinds of files in an effective way.
5. The transfer task of various kinds of data can be completed in a safe and rapid way due to the advanced technology of scanning and transferring.
6. Users just need to choose the files that they want to transfer and then press the transfer button, the selected files can be transferred within a few seconds.
7. 100% reliability and safety are assured during the transfer process, no data loss and overwriting will occur in the transfer process to ensure that all data is transferred in a lossless way.
8. The easy-to-use and intuitive operating interface allows all users to implement each step with a clear guide.

Hereby, you can refer to the following guide to complete the iMessage backup task via Leawo iTransfer step by step.

Step 1. Launch Leawo iTransfer on your computer after the downloading and installation of iTransfer is completed. Then connect your iPhone to computer with the supported USB cable. Afterwards, your iPhone will be recognized and detected by Leawo iTransfer automatically and then the detailed information of your iPhone will be shown in the left column of iTransfer window.

Step 2. Choose “SMS” tab below your iPhone library and then all the specific iMessages files will be listed on the right part of the program window. You can choose the iMessages that you want to back up by checking the square box beside the message number or email address.

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Step 3. After you have chosen the iMessage that you would like to back up to your computer from iPhone. Click on the “Export” button on the middle top of the window.

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Step 4. Once you press the “Export” button, a dialog will pop up and require you to choose a location to save the exported iMessages. You can choose a target folder for saving the backed up iMessage and then name the files and press on “Save” button on the right corner bottom of the dialog. Finally, all the chosen iMessages will start backing up to the designated folder on your computer. After the backup process is finished, you can find the iMessages on the target folder that you have chosen to save previously. From then on, if your iMessages get lost or damaged accidentally on any occasion one day. You can easily retrieve them from your backups.

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Method 2. Get iMessages backed up via iTunes

If you use iTunes to back up your iMessages from iPhone, that means all data and settings will be backed up as well. Besides, you are not allowed to view the content of your backups.
1.Get the latest version of iTunes downloaded to your computer.
2.Associate your iPhone with computer with USB cable.
3.Choose Device and then enter Summary tab.
4.Press the button Back Up Now to make the backup work immediately.
5.It will take a while to finish the backup process as it will back up all data and settings from your iPhone.
6.Once the backup process is over, you whole backup can be found under the option Latest Backup.

Please note that if you want to restore the data from backups, the existed data on your iPhone will be replaced by the content you have backed up formerly.

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Conclusion

With the comparison of Leawo iTransfer and iTunes, you can find that Leawo iTransfer is a smart transfer tool to let you back up the files that you need. Unlike iTunes, if you back up via iTunes, all data and settings will be backed up simultaneously, and you have no access to view the content of the backups. Leawo iTransfer is a multi-functional transfer program to help you back up the files you have chosen. What’s more, you can view the backups without limits. Is it your time to try on such a wonderful Leawo iTransfer. Go to get one and you will discover more.