Setting up your Messages profile

Apple iPhone 8 on iOS 16.0.0

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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 1/22

    From the Home screen, tap Settings.

    The indicator is towards the right.
  2. Step 2/22

    Scroll to and tap Messages.

    The indicator is in the center.
  3. Step 3/22

    Tap Share Name and Photo.

    The indicator is in the center.
  4. Step 4/22

    Tap Choose Name and Photo icon.

    The indicator is towards the bottom.
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    Tap the Menu icon.

    The indicator is in the center.
  6. Step 6/22

    Tap the Photos icon.

    The indicator is in the center.
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    Select a photo.

    The indicator is towards the right.
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    Position the photo within the circle to crop it.

    The indicator is in the center.
  9. Step 9/22

    Tap Choose.

    The indicator is in the bottom right.
  10. Step 10/22

    Select a filter.

    The indicator is towards the left.
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    Tap Done.

    The indicator is in the top right.
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    Tap Done again.

    The indicator is in the top right.
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    Tap Continue.

    The indicator is towards the bottom.
  14. Step 14/22

    Select Use.

    The indicator is in the center.
  15. Step 15/22

    Tap First name.

    The indicator is towards the top.
  16. Step 16/22

    Enter your first name.

    The indicator is towards the bottom.
  17. Step 17/22

    Tap Last name.

    The indicator is in the center.
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    Enter your last name.

    The indicator is towards the bottom.
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    Tap the return key.

    The indicator is in the bottom right.
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    Select who to share your profile with.

    The indicator is in the center.
  21. Step 21/22

    Tap Done to save your changes.

    The indicator is towards the bottom.
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    Step 22 of 22:

    You've completed the steps!

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