edit or unsend an iMessage on iPhone

iMessage in iOS 16

Todd Haselton | CNBC

Apple’s new iOS 16 iPhone software program, anticipated in September, will allow you to edit and unsend textual content messages for the primary time.

Meaning you’ll return and proper a typo or delete a message should you despatched it to the unsuitable individual. And the individual you are texting will see the up to date textual content, or that you’ve got deleted a message — as long as they’re additionally operating iOS 16.

The function is already out there within the public beta, which you’ll obtain in your cellphone now. However in any other case, you may see this function as soon as the software program is launched to everybody within the fall. You may simply want an iPhone launched in 2017 or later.

This is what you do.

edit an iMessage on iPhone in iOS 16

edit an iMessage in iOS 16

Todd Haselton | CNBC

This is the best way to edit a message if you wish to change what the textual content says, whether or not you are fixing a typo or correcting the restaurant the place you are telling somebody to satisfy you.

  • First ship a textual content to somebody with an iPhone.
  • Subsequent, faucet and maintain the message you despatched.
  • Select Edit
  • Appropriate the textual content in your iPhone.
  • Faucet the blue verify mark subsequent to the textual content.
  • The individual on the receiving finish will see a notice that you’ve got edited the textual content however will not see the unique message.

unsend an iMessage on iPhone in iOS 16

unsend an iMessage in iOS 16

Todd Haselton | CNBC

Perhaps it is one thing you mentioned to your boss that you simply remorse. Or possibly you by chance despatched a spicy meme to your grandmother as an alternative of your pal. This is the best way to undo your error.

  • Faucet and maintain the message you despatched.
  • Select Undo Ship.

You may see a message that informs you that the message has been unsent however that the recipient should still have the ability to see it in the event that they’re operating a tool with software program that hasn’t been up to date.

There’s one other catch, too: No less than within the beta, you’ll be able to’t unsend a message you’ve got already edited.

That is it!

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