With the iOS 16 update, Apple will introduce a development in its iMessage messaging application that has already been available for some time for other similar applications. Now iMessage will allow you to edit or cancel sent messages and even allow you to unsend a message.
It is very common that you regret it a few seconds after sending a message to a person. Now in the Apple messages application it will be possible to correct this problem. This functionality was not available for iMessage and the next OS update will allow it. In this way, Apple includes this function that already exists in other messaging applications. Signal, WhatsApp, Telegram and Viber that have some function that allows you to “delete for everyone” or edit the messages. One condition that must be met to edit the sent message is that the edit be done within 15 minutes. The same feature will be included in the iPadOS 16 or macOS Ventura operating systems.
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At this time the functionality is available in the Beta version of iOS 16 and only among those who have the trial version it can be clearly seen. So that you know how to use it when the update arrives, here we are going to explain how you could edit the message in iMessage.
Edit the message: The first thing you need to do is press and hold on the message and wait a few seconds until a drop-down menu opens. There you select the Edit option and you can edit what you have sent. To send the correction you must touch the check mark or you could touch the “X” on the left side if you desist from making an edit to your message.
To delete the message: This is simpler, you just have to hold down the message for a few seconds and when the menu is displayed you just have to touch the option “Undo send” Immediately the message will disappear.