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Fixes to iMessage Not Syncing on Mac

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It can be annoying if problems occur during the syncing process between your iPhone and Mac, especially when you plan to sync some important data like iMessage. If the problem is that "iMessage not syncing on Mac" visits you, you need to figure out why it comes and find the right way to kick it out. 

Some possible reasons for your iMessage not syncing on your Mac include hardware issues on your Mac, wrong iMessage settings on your iPhone and Mac, or wrong Apple ID connected with your iPhone and Mac.

Whatever the reason, use these simple solutions to solve your problem quickly.

Solution 1. Update your Mac's System to the Latest Version

If something is wrong with your Mac's system, you may fail to sync iMessage to Mac. Therefore, you can try to update your Mac's system to the latest version to see whether your iMessage is synced. If not, keep looking at other solutions. 

Solution 2. Turn Off iMessage and Turn On It Again

This solution works for most users. By turning off the iMessage and turning it on again, you can refresh your iMessage settings. Thus, you can resync it to other Apple devices without a problem. Here's how to turn off iMessage and turn it on again on your iPhone and Mac. 

  • On an iPhone: Head to Settings > iMessage > Disable iMessage and enable it again in several seconds. 
  • On a Mac: Open the Settings app > Preference > Account > Sign Out > Sign in after a few seconds. 

Solution 3. Check iMessage Settings on your iPhone and Mac

You can also go to check if your iMessage settings are set with the correct phone number and email. If not, you'll need to edit and change it to the correct version. Here's how to do it. 

Step 1. Go to the Settings > Messages > Send & Receive.

Step 2. Make sure the phone number and email are right under the "YOU CAN BE REACHED BY IMESSAGE AT" and "START NEW CONVERSATION FROM." 

Solution to iPhone message not syncing on Mac

Solution 4. Alternative Way to Sync iMessage Between iPhone and Mac

The problem that you can't sync iMessage between iPhone and Mac might result from many factors. It's hard to tell the real reason, so must try solutions individually. This would be time-consuming. Rather than wasting time trying these solutions, a "one size fits all" solution uses an iOS data transfer tool called EaseUS MobiMover to transfer iMessage and attachments from your iPhone to your Mac or vice versa. 

In addition to iMessage, other iOS data including messages, contacts, videos, photos, and music, are also supported. 

To sync iMessage between your iPhone and Mac:

Step 1. Connect your iPhone to your Mac and launch EaseUS MobiMover. Tap "Trust" on your iPhone screen to trust this Mac. Choose "Phone to Mac" and click "Next."

How to transfer text messages from iPhone to Mac - Step 1

Step 2. Select the category/categories you'd like to export from iPhone to your Mac. Since you want to save iPhone messages to your Mac, tick the "Messages" category. You can change the default path to other locations. Click "Transfer".

How to transfer text messages from iPhone to Mac - Step 2

Step 3. Wait for the transfer process to finish. The messages will be saved as an HTML file on your Mac. Thus, you can view the details with a browser whenever you want.

How to transfer text messages from iPhone to Mac - Step 3

Here are more features of EaseUS MobiMover that are worth your time. 

  • Export iPhone photos or videos by category
  • Back up or print iPhone messages and attachments
  • Transfer WhatsApp chats from one iPhone to another
  • Batch convert HEIC pictures to JPG

Solution 5. Use the Same Apple ID on iPhone and Mac

Ensure your Mac logs in with the same Apple ID as your iPhone. 

Step 1. On your Mac, open the Message app, and click on Preference.

Step 2. Click on "Account," then enable this account. 

Step 3. Choose the email address you have registered with the Apple ID. 

In Conclusion

Those are all solutions to the "message not syncing on Mac." With these solutions, we hope you can solve your problem with ease. If you have any problem with it, don't forget to contact us to help you out. 

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