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How To Unsend Messages on iPhone In iOS 16

Unsend or Edit iOS 16 Messages

I have been using iMessage for a decade to chat with my friends and loved ones. Since I have used this app on my iPhone, sometimes I come across a situation when I send the message to the wrong person or send the wrong message to the right person. At the time, I wondered if there would be the feature of unsends messages on iPhone.

Thanks to the latest iOS 16 for allowing users to edit and unsend iMessage on iPhone. Yes, that’s right. Apple announced the iOS 16 update with the new unsent message feature. This new feature would help users to unsend and edit iMessage on iPhone if the user did any mistakes while sending the message. Without further ado, let find out how to unsend a message on iPhone.

How To Unsend Messages on iPhone In iOS 16

Note: iOS 16 is available for developers only, and the final version will be released for everyone in September.

  1. Find the message you want to unsend on your iPhone.
  2. Next, long press on it.
  3. Tap on Undo Send.
  4. The message will literally blow up and disappear from the chat.
  5. If you made a typo, you could tap on Edit instead and make your corrections.

While unseding or editing the message on iPhone, you need to make sure that you make the change within 15 minutes after sending the message. Also, you can recover recently deleted messages for up to 30 days after deletion.

That’s how you can unsend messages in iMessage app on iPhone running iOS 16. I hope you know how to use the new iOS 16 unsend message feature on your iPhone. If you need more tips for the same, don’t hesitate to ask in the comment box.

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Devendra Chande

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