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iMessage uses iCloud email instead of phone number

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When I send friends a text from my iPhone 6S running iOS 9.1.3 it comes up under my iCloud email not my phone number... How do I fix this?
rudi
Asked: 05:45 11/05/2016
shine 05:45 11/05/2016
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rudi,

Go to Settings>Messages>Send & Receive>...and uncheck your iCloud address.

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rudi 05:45 11/05/2016
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Or at Settings> Messages> Send & Receive, set "Start new conversations from" to your phone number.
geniusgoalie 05:45 11/05/2016
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On your Mac, in Messages, go to Messages> Preferences> Accounts and set "Start new conversations from" there.
geniusgoalie 05:45 11/05/2016
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rudi,

Go to Settings>Messages>Send & Receive>...and uncheck your iCloud address.

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shine 05:45 11/05/2016
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Thanks! That worked! If I change that in my iPhone messages app it won't carry over to messages on the Mac right?
rudi 05:45 11/05/2016
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Or at Settings> Messages> Send & Receive, set "Start new conversations from" to your phone number.
geniusgoalie 05:45 11/05/2016
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On your Mac, in Messages, go to Messages> Preferences> Accounts and set "Start new conversations from" there.
shine 05:45 11/05/2016
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The answer provided by geniusgoalie applies.

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iMessage uses iCloud email instead of phone number

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