Did you know you can add bubble effects and animated background effects to iMessage messages right within the app with no additional apps.

These include echo and invisible ink as well as balloons, confetti and even lasers.

To do this just follow these simple steps in imessage.

  1. Open imessage on your iPhone or iPad
  2. Type in the message that you want to send
  3. Long press on the send button and you will be presented with the option for bubble effects which are effects on your message bubble or screen effects which are background effects.
  4. Once you have chosen your effects just hit the send button and the recipient will get your message in a burst of audio and visual effect.

The effects also work on the Apple Watch as well.