Today we’ll look at how to edit and unsend an iMessage on your iPhone, Mac, or iPad.
The ability to edit and delete messages, a feature that came with iOS 16, is great for anyone who wants to remember messages they’ve sent.
How to edit and unsend an iMessage on your iPhone, iPad, or Mac
The ability to edit or delete messages is a very useful feature, and iOS 16, macOS Ventura, and iPadOS 16 offer users this convenience. It can save you from terrible embarrassment. Today we will see how this feature can help him on his Mac, iPhone or iPad.
First, note that this only works with iMessages. In other words, blue bubble conversations are fine, but green text bubble conversations don’t work.
Note that users can only edit or delete messages for 2 minutes after sending the message. Both sender and recipient receive notification that the message has not been sent.
How to unsend an iMessage
For iPhone and iPad users, if you want to delete a message, long press the message you want to delete, tap Cancel SendFor Mac users, right click on the message and hit . Cancel SendAgain, the chat will indicate to both the sender and recipient that the message has been deleted.
How to edit iMessages
Editing messages on your iPhone or iPad is just as easy.After sending a message, simply press and hold the message and click editMac users should right-click on the message and hit edit.
When the user long clicks edita text box pops up and allows the user to edit the message as they see fit.
As with deleted messages, both users will see information that the message has been edited. Additionally, both users can also view the original message.
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It’s also important to note that everyone involved must be running iOS 16, iPadOS 16, or macOS Ventura to take full advantage of this feature. As mentioned above, this feature does not work on non-Apple devices, and users of older Apple OS may find that they are receiving edits as a second message instead of a new message.
Recipients will still be notified if a message is deleted or unsent, but this feature is especially useful if you may rely on spell checking frequently.
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