How To Add Balloons to an iMessage on iPhone

Maaz Perwez

Now, on iMessage, you don’t need to send any boring birthday or anniversary wishes. Sure, texting and wishing along with a lot of emojis is fun, but what’s more, fun is texting along with a lot of balloons on the chat screen.

Yes, with the help of iMessage you can surely send birthday wishes along with a lot of balloons.

While sending wishes on iMessage, you can fill up the entire screen of the receiver with balloons and other effects which can make even the simple boring messages meaningful and special.

How To Send Balloons Automatically in iMessage?

On your conversation screen of iMessage, you need to type Happy Birthday and then press the send button. You can also include exclamation marks or emojis in the same text but no other words or letters to send the balloons automatically. The moment you press the enter button with the ‘Happy Birthday’ text typed in, the receiver will automatically get the balloons on their screen along with your message.

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How To Add Balloons Manually in iMessage?

If for some reason the balloons aren’t working automatically on typing Happy Birthday, or you want to add it manually to your texts, then you can follow the quick tutorial below.

  1. Type the message in the message box and then you need to tap and hold the send button and you will see an effects screen will pop up.
  2. Now, tap in the Screen tab to go to the full-screen effect menu in iMessage.
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  3. Here, you will have to tap on the Screen tab to go to the full-screen effects menu in iMessage.
  4. On the next screen, you can keep swiping left until you find the balloon screen effect and then press the Send button.
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The iMessage screen effects also give you options to send the messages with a few unique and different effects as well, such as the Echo, Spotlight, Confetti, Heart, Lasers, Fireworks, Shooting Star, and a Celebration effect.

All you need to do is just swipe left and right on the screen to choose an effect and press the send button. If you change your mind and no longer want to send a message with any effects, you can always press the little ‘x’ button located beneath the send button and it will cancel the effects and return you to the normal screen.

So, that was all for the iMessage effects tricks.

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