iOS 16 rolled out; On iPhone 12, iPhone 13 get this fascinating new feature; you will say 'Wow!'

Apple has rolled out the iOS 16 software update for iPhone users. Now one can edit/ unsend sent messages with easy tricks.

| Updated on: Sep 14 2022, 12:46 IST
Edit sent messages on iPhone 13, iPhone 12 and more with these easy iOS 16 tricks!
Edit sent messages on iPhone 13, iPhone 12 and more with these easy iOS 16 tricks!

Apple has launched the iOS 16 for iPhones and fans have a reason to be super excited. Why? Because the new software update comes with several exciting features and improvements. One such fascinating feature is edit sent messages that users have been waiting for a long time. It applies to iOS 16 compatible handsets like iPhone 11, iPhone 12, iPhone 13 and others. With this new feature, iOS 16 supported iPhone users will be allowed to edit sent messages up to 15 minutes after it is sent. Do note that the feature only works with iMessages, not SMS messages, so the sender as well as the receiver need to have an iPhone for it to work effectively. Also the participants must be using Apple's latest iOS 16 version. The sent Messages will have a small “edited” note below it, so the person on the other end will get to know about the change, however, they won't be able to see exactly what changes have been made.

If you have downloaded the new iOS 16 software update on your device then you can access this new feature to edit sent messages on the iPhone this way.

How to edit sent messages on iPhone 12, iPhone 13 and more

20 Minutes
  • Smartphone
  • Laptop
  • Updated browser
  • Internet
Step 1:

Open the iMessage on  your Apple iPhone 12, iPhone 13 or other iOS compatible phones. 

Step 2:

Now, open the user’s message box and select the message you want to edit by long pressing on it.

Step 3:

Now add your edit, and then press the blue checkmark to resend. And it’s done. 

Before you follow the above mentioned steps, do note that Apple has dropped the new software support from some of the older models. Only the iPhone 8 and above owners can access this feature as iPhone 7, iPhone 6, iPhone 6s and iPhone SE don't support the new iOS 16 update due their hardware restrictions.

How to Unsend an iPhone message?

Further, you can also unsend an iPhone text within the first 15 minutes by simply holding down on the text and choosing Delete For Everyone. Similar to WhatsApp, if a text has been "unsent" recipients will get a note stating the same.

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First Published Date: 14 Sep, 12:46 IST
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