How to enable Low-Quality Image Mode in iOS 10’s iMessage on iPhone


With iOS 10, the messages app comes with a lot of interesting features such as bubble effects, stickers and apps, emojis and more, making it one of the biggest changes. By default, you can easily send messages with photos via iMessages on your iPhone or iPad. However, this could be nightmare if you are setting up restrictions for cellular data usage. However, there is a simple workaround that you can try to solve your problem.

In iOS 10 beta 2, Apple has secretly added a new exciting feature called Low-Quality Image Mode. Basically, the new feature lets you send a low-quality image via iMessage, which can save a lot of data. The coolest thing is that your image will automatically turn in lower quality every time you try to send any image using iMessage in order to help you save data. However, Low-Quality Image Mode is not enabled by default on your device, which means you have to enable it. Here is how you do it.

How to activate Low-Quality Image Mode in iOS 10’s iMessage on iPhone

Step 1: First and foremost, you need to open the Settings app from your home screen.


Step 2: Scroll down and tap on Messages.


Step 3: In the Messages screen, you will see the option labeled Low-Quality Image Mode is now turned off, and all you have to do is to toggle the switch to the right to enable the mode.


That’s it! Low-Quality Image Mode is a great feature that helps save both data and battery. As mentioned above, when enabled, any time you send an image, it will turn into lower quality to save data on your device. The new feature is perfect tool to keep your conversation more fun. High-resolution image not only uses up a lot of data, but also eat up your battery quickly. If you want to disable the mode, you repeat the process and turn the switch to off position.

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