You might have had several experiences in our life, sending essential messages misspelled or autocorrect changing the meaning of a word and many such blunders. Now, Apple iMessage, the popular messaging app used by iOS, iPadOS, and MacOS users around the world, will come with a handy feature that allows users to edit a message after it is sent. The technology company, Apple, mentioned several new features for its messaging app, in its official patent application with the title “Devices, Methods, and Graphical User Interfaces for Messaging.” Apple iMessage edit feature is really something to look forward to for any Apple user.
Apple iMessage Edit Feature
Though there are a bunch of new features, the most unique and handy one is probably the ability to edit a message after the user sends it. This will be useful for all users to avoid awkward moments after sending incorrect messages with typos or even wrong message to a person. With this feature, iMessage users get more chances to correct messages, even after they are sent.
As per the patent application, Apple has analysed the problems and limitations of the current messaging applications. One of the instances mentioned includes the limited ability to acknowledge messages easily and also editing previously sent messages, among others. There are other limitations also mentioned such as to integrate a camera, integrate search and sharing, integrate interactive applications, integrate stickers and others.
Apple iMessage is in a position to compete with the most popular instant messaging applications such as Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, Telegram, and others. That’s not the only space the messaging application will compete, even the video conferencing tools such as Zoom, Skype, Microsoft Teams, and Google Hangouts will have stiff competition from iMessage. What makes iMessage special is it’s all in one feature, which is seamless in Apple devices. And of course, the best of all the edit feature after sending a message will be the first among all the instant messaging apps till now. The tech company has kept iMessage apps available exclusively for Apple devices. The feature revelation has created a huge buzz among Apple users and fans, eagerly waiting for the update soon.