How to Fix iMessage Not Syncing with Mac [Solved]

A lot of iPhone users try to work simultaneously while working on Mac and iPhone by syncing the iMessage but they are not able to sync correctly on their Macbook recently.

There could be many reasons behind this issue and some of them are described below in the article here.

  • A weak Internet connection
  • Incorrect Apple ID, Email address, or Mobile Number chosen
  • Technical Issue with iMessage

In the article, we are going to explain to you how you can get rid of this iMessage Not Syncing with Mac problem with the help of various fixes. So don’t worry if you are encountering such an issue.

Fix 1 – Check your Internet Connection

Unlike the old method of messaging where you needed only a mobile network signal for sending SMS to others, nowadays most smartphones have Rich Communication Services for sending advanced type of messages, that needs a strong internet connection on your iPhones.

If your iPhone does not have a good internet signal, it might be the reason for not being able to sync iMessage with Mac or other devices. Therefore, you should first restart your Wi-Fi router once and if it still does not improve the internet signal, please use the mobile data for a better internet connection.

Fix 2 – Disable iMessage Settings and Enable it

Step 1: Open the Settings page on the iPhone.

Step 2: Then scroll down and you have to click on the Messages option from the list of settings menu.


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Step 3: Once it is open, disable the iMessage option by clicking on its toggle switch as shown below.


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Step 4: Wait for some time and then enable it back by again clicking on its toggle button.


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Fix 3 – Verify the Email Address and Phone numbers on iPhone

Step 1: Go to the Settings app by tapping on the settings icon.

Step 2: After that, go to the Messages option.

Step 3: Select the Send & Receive option by tapping on it as shown in the below image.


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Step 4: Here, you need to verify all the email addresses and phone numbers listed and whether they are correct.

Fix 4 – Check if the Phone Number mapped to Apple ID is correct

Step 1: First of all, visit the Apple ID webpage.

Step 2: Afterwards, click on Sign In at the top as shown below.


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Step 3: Log in using your Apple ID credentials.

Step 4: Once you have logged in using your Apple ID, select the Personal Information option from the left side panel.

Step 5: Then scroll down and click on Reachable At on the right side.


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Step 6: Here you need to make sure the Email Address and Phone numbers are correct.

Step 7: If not, please correct it by adding the correct ones.

Fix 5 – Ensure the Correct Apple ID is used on the Mac iMessage app

Step 1: Log into your Macbook and go to the top menu bar and click Messages.

Step 2: Then select the Preferences option from the dropdown menu list.

Step 3: This pops up a Messages app Preferences window.

Step 4: Now first select the iMessage tab on the window.

Step 5: After selecting it, click on Settings just below it.

Step 6: It will display the Apple IDs used to log into the Messages app on your Mac.

Step 7: Please ensure it is the correct one.

Step 8: Otherwise, please sign out and log in using the Apple ID used on your iPhone for syncing.