Here are the best iOS 10 Messages apps, including sticker packs, games and apps for iMessage that you can use on any iOS 10-running iPhone, iPad or iPod touch device.
Now that iOS 10 is here, people are getting their first chances to spend some time with one of the marquee features added as part of the update, and that’s apps, games and stickers that are built right into the Messages app. Bringing apps that live inside Messages to iOS is an interesting addition to iOS 10 and one that could potentially have a large impact on the way we communicate.
With iOS 10 just a few hours old, the App Store is just beginning to fill with apps that take advantage of Apple’s new APIs in the update, and that’s no different for those that class themselves as Messages apps, either. We’ve found a handful that you might want to give some time right now though. These include stickers in sticker packs that you can send as a new message or attach as tapbacks to recipient’s message bubbles, apps that lets you send money, song lyrics, restaurant reservation, movie listing, and more, and last but not the least, games that you can play together with your friends and family right within the Messages app.
So without further ado, let’s have a look what’s in the App Store right now for the new Messages app in iOS 10.
Super Mario Run Stickers (Free)
Official stickers that tie into the upcoming Super Mario Run game, and they look lovely.
Troll Stickers Pack ($0.99)
Troll all of your friends and family with these drawings with transparent backgrounds.
Disney Stickers: Mickey & Friends ($1.99)
This sticker pack has all of your favorite Disney cartoon characters in full force. A bargain at twice the price!
KIMOJI Stickers – Launch Pack ($1.99)
Ever wanted emoji that look like Kim Kardashian? Neither have we, but if you did, this is for you.
Star Wars Stickers ($1.99)
This pack of stickers features those based on Star Wars, and we’re sure they’ll go down a storm (trooper.) Yes, we went there.
OpenTable – Restaurant Reservations (Free)
Grab a seat at your favorite place without ever leaving the Messages app.
Circle Pay (Free)
Pay your friends for that coffee they bought last week that you forgot all about, right from inside Messages.
Chatterbird – Custom Voice Messages for iMessage (Free)
This app lets you send voice messages in iMessage with customized audio effects and filters.
The Weather Channel for iMessage (Free)
Quickly share mini weather forecast with your friends or family for any city in iMessage without ever having to leave the Messages app.
Genius: Song Lyrics + Music Knowledge (Free)
Find song lyrics from within the Messages app. You need never leave it again.
With Messages apps, that’s becoming more true now than ever.
xoxo – Tic Tac Toe (Free)
Classic Tic Tac Toe game that we all love! Supports playing with up to 5 players in Messages app at a time.
Chess42 – Play Chess In Messages ($0.99)
Play chess with your friend or family member right in the Messages app. Cant get easier than that!
Truth Truth Lie (Free)
This game lets you record three short clips, two truths and one lie, then it sends them to your friend on iMessage. They have to guess which one is a lie. Fun!
PlayPhoto – Free Quiz Picture (Free)
Lets you send shuffled photos to friends on iMessage and challenge them to solve the puzzle in the shortest possible time.
All of the above mentioned apps are available to download from the iOS App Store.
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