The deeper you dig iOS 10, the better features come out. The case in point here is Digital Touch in iMessage in iOS 10 on your iPhone and iPad. This feature was available in Apple Watch first generation. Since it received tremendous response from watch users, it was obvious that Apple would introduce this feature in iPhones also.

And here is Digital Touch feature in iOS 10. You can now make your chat more colourful in iMessage in iOS 10 on your iPhone and iPad.

This Digital Touch has got many awesome features inside; people like to send their Photos and Videos with Digital Touch feature. Steps mentioned below will tell you how you can add Digital Touch on your photo/video in iMessage.

How to Add Digital Touch on Photo/Video in iMessage on iOS 10

Step #1: Open Messages app on your iPhone.

Launch Messages ap

Step #2: Tap on any contact (it goes without saying that iMessage can be sent to another iPhone or iPad user only).

Now tap on any conversation thread

Step #3: At the bottom of your iPhone’s screen, you will find three icons of Camera, Digital Touch and iMessage App Store icon.

Find three icons of Camera, Digital Touch and iMessage App Store

Step #4: You can either tap on the Digital Touch.

Tap on the Heart icon

Step #5: If you tap on iMessage text field, you will see (>) icon to the left of iMessage text field. Tap on the icon and you will again see those three icons viz. Camera, Digital Touch and iMessage App Store.

Tap on iMessage text field

Step #5: Tap on the Digital Touch.

Tap on the Heart icon

Step #6: Now tap on Camera icon seen at bottom left of your phone screen.

If the screen looks smaller, you can tap on Expand button (^) to make it bigger.

Tap on Camera icon and can tap on Expand button to make it bigger

Step #7: Tap on Camera icon.

Tap on Camera icon

Step #8: You can select selfie camera or rear camera by tapping on the Camera Switch button from the bottom right corner of iPhone.

select selfie camera or rear camera by tapping on the Camera Switch button from the bottom right corner of iPhone

Step #9: If you want to click a still photo, tap on the white Camera Shutter given at the bottom left; and if you want to shoot video, tap on red Video Shutter button located at the bottom center. You can record a 10-second video.

Tap on the white Camera Shutter

Step #10: To add some fun, you can now select your favourite color from the list above the camera space. Swipe your finger to Sketch or touch and hold two fingers to add a Heartbeat.

Swipe your finger to Sketch or touch and hold two fingers to add a Heartbeat

Step #11: Once you have done all the beautiful painting, tap on Send button.

Tap on Send button

This is how you can explore other features of Messages app in iOS 10 on iPhone and iPad. Note that selfies & photos taken in this app will not be saved in Camera Roll and Selfies folders in Photos app. Moreover, the visual contents created with Digital Touch feature will disappear from the chat thread you have started with your contacts. If you want to store such visual contents, you can take screenshot on your iPhone.

The latest version of iOS has revamped Messages app, and now users can use excellent features like Signature in Messages and emoji replacement. Moreover, there are many third-party iMessage apps that can enhance the new Messages experience.

Now go ahead and add some color to your iMessages with your loved ones. Share your feedback with us on FacebookTwitter and Google Plus.

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