Ashutosh Singh

Sep 16, 2022

How to unsend and edit messages on iOS 16

Apple released the iOS 16 update to the public on September 12. It is available for iPhone 8 and newer iPhones.

iOS 16 comes with several new features including the much-awaited feature: edit and unsend messages.

If you have updated your iPhone to iOS 16. Here's how to edit and unsend messages.

Edit Messages

After sending a message, touch and hold the message and select Edit. Edit and resend your message.

You can edit a message within 15 minutes of sending it. Both the sender and the recipient can view the edit history.

Unsend Messages

After sending a message, touch and hold it. Now choose Undo Send. This will delete the message for both sender and receiver.

To unsend a message, there is a time limit of 2 minutes. Messages will not delete for the recipients on older iOS versions.

One of the coolest features on iOS 16 is the new battery percentage, swipe up to know more.

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