Setting up your Messages profile

Apple iPhone 6S Plus on iOS 15.4.0

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Explore how to set up your Messages profile. You can choose whether to share the name and photo on your iCloud account when sending messages.

  1. Step 1/20

    From the Home screen, tap Settings.

    The indicator is towards the right.
  2. Step 2/20

    Scroll to Messages.

    The indicator is towards the bottom.
  3. Step 3/20

    Tap Messages.

    The indicator is in the center.
  4. Step 4/20

    Tap Share Name and Photo.

    The indicator is in the center.
  5. Step 5/20

    Tap Edit.

    The indicator is in the center.
  6. Step 6/20

    Tap Photo icon.

    The indicator is in the center.
  7. Step 7/20

    Select a photo you would like to use as your profile picture.

    The indicator is towards the right.
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    Drag the photo into the circle to crop it.

    The indicator is in the center.
  9. Step 9/20

    Tap Choose.

    The indicator is in the bottom right.
  10. Step 10/20

    Select a filter.

    The indicator is in the center.
  11. Step 11/20

    Tap Done.

    The indicator is in the top right.
  12. Step 12/20

    Tap Done again.

    The indicator is in the top right.
  13. Step 13/20

    Tap First name.

    The indicator is in the center.
  14. Step 14/20

    Enter your first name.

    The indicator is towards the bottom.
  15. Step 15/20

    Tap Last name.

    The indicator is in the center.
  16. Step 16/20

    Enter your last name.

    The indicator is towards the bottom.
  17. Step 17/20

    Scroll to the Share Automatically section.

    The indicator is in the center.
  18. Step 18/20

    Select who to share your profile with.

    The indicator is in the center.
  19. Step 19/20

    Tap Messages to save your changes.

    The indicator is in the top left.
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    Step 20 of 20:

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