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by Fiona on Sept. 15, 2017 | NO COMMENT

How to Fix iOS 11/iOS 10 Message Effects Not Working on iPhone/iPad

If message features not working on your iPhone or iPad running iOS 11, you can get some quick solutions to fix iOS 11/iOS 10 Bubble or Screen effects not working issue.

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Message effects (Bubble effects and Screen effects) were introduced in iOS 10 in 2016, which bring much fun to iPhone/iPad users. Now in iOS 11 that will be released at Sept. 19, Apple will add some new iMessage effects like Echo and Spotlight effects to new iOS 11.

Many iOS 10 users reported that message features not working well, like iOS 10 Bubble effects (invisible ink, gentle, loud…) or Screen effects not working. After updating to new iOS 11, you may find that there are some problems with iMessage effects. In this post, we will show you some quick tips to fix iOS 11/iOS 10 message effects not working issue with ease.

How to Fix iOS 11/iOS 10 Message Effects Not Working

How to Fix iOS 11/iOS 10 Message Effects Not Working

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How to Fix Message/iMessage Effects Not Working on iOS 11

Here are some workarounds you can try to solve the message or iMessage effects not working issue on iOS 11 or iOS 10.

Tip 1. Enable “Auto-Play Message Effects” on iPhone/iPad

If you enabled Reduce Motion, you need to enable “Auto-play Message Effects” too to get the iMessage effect paly automatically, or it will not play the effect unless you tap on the “Replay” option.

To enable Auto-play Message Effects: Go to Settings > General > Accessibility > Enable Reduce Motion > Enable Auto-play Message Effects.

Fix iOS 11 Message Effects Not Working

Fix iOS 11 Message Effects Not Working

Tip 2. Disable “Reduce Motion” on your iPhone/iPad

You can also get the message effects working by simply disabling Reduce Motion. Go to Settings > General > Accessibility > Disable Reduce Motion.

Fix iOS 11 iMessage Effects Not Working

Fix iOS 11 iMessage Effects Not Working

Tip 3. Disable 3D Touch

If you are using iPhone 6s and later, you can disable 3D touch by going to Settings > General > Accessibility > 3D Touch > turn it off.

Tip 4. Restart Messages app

Force quit the Message app and open it again to check if Message features work or not. Double-press the home button and swipe up on the Messages app to quit it. Then restart your Message app.

Tip 5. Force reboot the iPhone or iPad

Hold down the Power and Home button until you see the Apple logo to force restart your iPhone or iPad.

Tip 6. Disable iMessage and enable it again

Turn iMessage off and back on it on your iPhone or iPad. Go to Settings > Messages > iMessage.

Tip 7. Reset All Settings

Try resetting all settings on your iPhone or iPad. Go to Settings app > General > Reset > Reset All Settings.

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Bonus Tip: Recover Lost Messages on iPhone after iOS 11 Update

Bonus Tip: Recover Lost Messages on iPhone after iOS 11 Update

Conclusion

If you have any ideas on message effects not working issue on iOS 11 or iOS 10, please share with us in the comment section. Meanwhile, don’t forget to download Primo iPhone Data Recovery to get back lost data during iOS update.

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