There is no official way to use iMessage on Android or Windows. However, there are a few third-party apps that can be used to get around this limitation.
One popular option is AirMessage. AirMessage is an open source project that allows you to use iMessage on any device with a web browser. To use AirMessage, you will need to install a server app on a Mac or Windows computer. The server app will then sync your iMessages to the AirMessage web app, which you can use to send and receive messages from any device.
Another option is Beeper. Beeper is a paid service that allows you to use iMessage on Android, Windows, and Linux. Beeper works by connecting to a remote iMessage server. When you send a message through Beeper, it is routed through the remote server and then sent to the recipient’s iMessage app.
Both AirMessage and Beeper are viable options for using iMessage on Android and Windows. However, AirMessage is free and open source, while Beeper is a paid service. AirMessage also requires you to have a Mac or Windows computer, while Beeper does not.
Here are the steps on how to use iMessage on Android with AirMessage:
- Install the AirMessage server app on your Mac or Windows computer.
- Open the AirMessage server app and create an account.
- On your Android device, download the AirMessage app from the Google Play Store.
- Open the AirMessage app and sign in with the same account that you used to create the AirMessage server app.
- The AirMessage app will now sync your iMessages from your Mac or Windows computer.
- You can now send and receive iMessages from your Android device.
Here are the steps on how to use iMessage on Windows with Beeper:
- Sign up for a Beeper account.
- Download the Beeper app for Windows.
- Open the Beeper app and sign in with your Beeper account.
- The Beeper app will now sync your iMessages from Apple’s servers.
- You can now send and receive iMessages from your Windows device.
Please note that both AirMessage and Beeper are still in development, and there may be some bugs or issues. However, they are both viable options for using iMessage on Android and Windows.