iOS 16 is currently available as a developer beta. The free public iOS 16 beta is set to arrive in July. Learn more about installing iOS 16 in our full guide. Apple notes that when you try to unsend iMessages that were sent to someone running iOS 15 or earlier, they may still be able to see them. You don’t need to confirm the action, as soon as you unsend iMessages on iPhone, you’ll see a little animation where they burst and disappear. Something important to keep in mind, if the person isn’t on iOS 16 that you sent, and then unsent an iMessage, Apple gives a notice that they “may still be able to see your message.”
This year, iOS 16 brings some significant improvements to the Messages app. The option to unsend iMessages on iPhone is one of the most intriguing capabilities. Follow along to get a firsthand look at how the feature works, its limits, and how the person on the other end feels. With iOS 16, Apple’s Messages app gets a few additional features. The ability to modify iMessages, totally unsend iMessages, and designate text messages as unread are three of the most important. We’ll go through how to unsend iMessages on iPhone in the sections below. We’ve also got a step-by-step instruction on how to modify iMessage:
And if the person who received the original message is on iOS 16, they will get an alert in the thread that a message was unsent (shown below). But one interesting aspect is the notification for the iMessage is removed on their device along with the message when you unsend. So they will see that you used the feature, but may not know what it was (as long as they didn’t see a preview of the text when the original message was sent).
iOS 16 Lock Screen: Hands-on customizing iPhone with widgets, fonts, photos Introduced in 2007 by Steve Jobs, iPhone is Apple’s flagship iOS device and easily its most popular product around the world. The iPhone runs iOS and includes a large collection of mobile apps through the App Store.