1. poss727's Avatar
    Once in a while I see 2 imessage icons on my iPad 6 dock. One of them shows an iphone symbol next to it. When I click on it, it goes away. What does this mean?
    01-18-2019 08:43 AM
  2. aniss.kais's Avatar
    It means that you’re near another iOS device or a macOS, it’s for continuity. You can continue what you were doing on a device on another one
    01-18-2019 09:22 AM
  3. poss727's Avatar
    Thank you much! So simple
    01-18-2019 09:27 AM
  4. aniss.kais's Avatar
    Thank you much! So simple
    You’re welcome dude.  ecosystem is perfect
    01-18-2019 09:29 AM
  5. Annie_8plus's Avatar
    That is rather curious! Have you tried a forced restart? That might help alleviate this issue.
    01-18-2019 09:32 AM
  6. aniss.kais's Avatar
    That is rather curious! Have you tried a forced restart? That might help alleviate this issue.
    It’s not an issue but a feature of iOS and MacOS devices. It allows for continuity. If for example you start to write an email on your iPhone, on you ipad or your MacBook you’ll get a popup icon of the mail application, so you can click on it and continue writing your email on it
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    01-18-2019 09:37 AM
  7. poss727's Avatar
    Thank you all
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    01-18-2019 09:38 AM
  8. Lee_Bo's Avatar
    This image is from my MBP:
    Extra imessage icon-screen-shot-2019-01-18-11.32.24-am.png

    You see I already have the mail app open on my MBP, but when I open the mail app on my iPhone, this icon appears. This is normal.
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    01-18-2019 10:35 AM
  9. poss727's Avatar
    Ahh. I see. Thanks for your help!
    01-18-2019 11:29 AM

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