How to Forward Text Messages on iPhone to Another iPhone

This article will help you set up your iPhone to forward messages to another phone of you or your friends. Now let’s check the detailed steps and start the message forwarding process on your iPhone.

By Thea Lewis | Posted on: Oct. 12, 2018, Last Updated: Mar. 05, 2019
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Hi. I have an iPhone 6 for work use and a personal iPhone X and I would like the texts from the work phone to be forwarded to my personal phone. Is there a way to do this? Thanks!

If you own two Apple phones and need to forward text messages to another iPhone or device, you need first to set up your message-forwarding settings and then to forward messages in a few easy steps. Surely, you can also forward some texts to your friends by sharing on your iPhone Messages app. Now let me tell you how to do it.

How to Set Up Text Messages Forwarding and Then Forward to Another iPhone

As we said, you can forward text messages to another iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or Mac you own. This way, you can effectively forward messages between all your iOS devices. This method for forwarding messages is very useful when you need to get your messages from one iPhone to another iPhone of you. And before you start to forward, make sure you’ve logged all your iPhone with the same Apple ID.

How to Activate Forward for Text Messages to Another iPhone

How to Activate Forward for Text Messages to Another iPhone

Step 1 Unlock your iPhone and go to the Settings app.

Step 2 Select Messages and then tap on Text Message Forwarding.

Step 3 You can now choose which devices will be able to send and receive messages from your iPhone.

How to Forward Texts on iPhone to Another Phone

Once you have received a message on your iPhone, you can also share and forward any of them to any other phone or device that is capable of receiving messages. This includes iMessage as well as SMS or MMS. In fact, you can forward such a message who is on the list of your contacts. Here is how.

How to Forward Text Messages to the iPhone of Your Contact

How to Forward Text Messages to the iPhone of Your Contact

Step 1 Start the Messages app on your iPhone.

Step 2 Select the conversation within which you want to forward a message.

Step 3 Hold the message you want to forward.

Step 4 Tap on “More…”.

Step 5 Select the messages and tap on the forward button.

Step 6 Enter a contact/recipient.

Step 7 Tap on the Send button.

The Bottom Line

You now know how to forward text messages to another iPhone and to forward messages to your own iOS devices. Just keep in mind that you need your text-messaging plan active and running to send, receive and forward messages on your iPhone. If somehow you lost some valuable text messages on iPhone, jump to this guide to know how to get the messages back.

Thea Lewis

Member of iMobie team, an Apple fan as well as a movie lover, take pleasure in sharing workarounds of iOS & Android related problems.