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iOS 16 will let you edit and even unsend text in Messages

iOS 16 will let you edit and even unsend text in Messages

During its WWDC 2022 event, Apple announced a number of new features for its software platform, including the ability to edit messages you've already sent in its Messages app. Apple Senior VP of Software Engineering Craig Federighi discusses the iOS 16 update while announcing the changes, saying users will be able to unsend messages, and mark threads as unread for easier revisiting later . Which includes the three most requested features by iMessage users.

In the fine print of its event press release, Apple states that the ability to edit or send messages will be available for 15 minutes, and once messages are deleted, users can recover them for up to 30 days.

Users can edit or recall a message up to 15 minutes after it has been sent, or recover recently deleted messages up to 30 days after they have been deleted

Of course, you may not have many typos to fix once the new features launch, as there's a new Dictation experience that "lets you move fluidly between voice and touch." The keyboard stays open when you use voice dictation, and it supports emoji detection when you're talking.

Another tweak will put a list of SharePlay-ready apps directly into FaceTime, so you can easily see which ones are available, while a button for the feature in Messages makes it easy to text back and forth while watching simultaneously. Apple will release a developer preview of iOS 16 today if you want to try out the features as soon as possible, and plans to offer a public beta of the new software to users next month—you can sign up for access right here. can. can do.

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