Once enabled, Messages in iCloud has a few benefits. Users of supported Macs can download and install it from the Mac App Store now.
Apple today released macOS High Sierra 10.13.5 to the public.
For those not in the know, users will now be able to create a backup of their iMessages on all of their Apple devices, i.e iMessages on iPhone will be backed up on a MacBook as well as an iPad. It's available as an over the air update from the Mac App Store and you the complete option of installing it from scratch as well if you like.
Unfortunately, there's nothing in the release notes mentioning a fix for third-party dual-display systems, which were broken with the macOS 10.13.4 update.
Messages in iCloud can be turned on from the preferences section of the Messages app: Preferences → Accounts → Enable Messages in iCloud.
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To enable Messages in iCloud, open the Messages app. Click Preferences, then Accounts and, lastly, tick the Enable Messages in iCloud box.
After the installation of macOS High Sierra 10.13.5, the activation of this feature has to be done manually and on all the iOS devices. Apple has also addressed a vulnerability in the Mail app that allowed attackers to access the contents of encrypted email messages. Also, since the completion of the update is dependent on a restart, therefore save all your work ahead of time. It says, "Variables used in SCEP payloads now expand properly".
Configuration profiles containing a Wi-Fi payload and SCEP payload install as expected when the KeyIsExtractable key of the SCEP payload is set to false.
The macOS 10.13.5 update also takes care of an undisclosed security problem. Once you have downloaded it, an information window will pop up on the screen.