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Deleting text messages

If I delete a text message from my iPhone that I sent, does it get deleted in the other person’s phone?
Miklee02 · 51-55, F
I do not believe so
GJOFJ3 · 61-69, M
Sorry no. It’s like a spoken word. It can’t be called back
pentacorn · F
no. wouldn't that be nice, tho
TexChik · F
Nope . You can only send data or pix, you can’t control the memory of a recipient’s device…but wouldn’t that be fun?
TAReturns · M
Sadly no
They still have it
Livingwell · 61-69, M
There is a new unsend feature on iPhone. If you unsend, it gets deleted on the other end. You then delete from your side.
ninalanyon · 61-69, T
@Livingwell That's not what people usually mean by sending a text. A text, SMS standing for Short Message Service, is a network service independent of the device type. The feature you have in mind only works when both parties ares using and Apple app on an IPhone.

I'm not sure which @Jenny1234 meant.
sarabee1995 · 26-30, F
@Livingwell @ninalanyon Yup. Unsend only works with iMessage, not with text (SMS or MMS).

But even with iMessage the unsent message still exists on the servers in between.
Eloach · 26-30, M
rad34556 · 41-45, M
so what do you think of jason momoa & would you do him
rad34556 · 41-45, M
@Jenny1234so what do you think of shemar moore & would you do him
NativePortlander · 51-55
Drunk texting?
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NativePortlander · 51-55
@Jenny1234 I can't drink either, with the combination of a leaking heart valve and on a blood thinner to prevent future blood clots, a sip of the stuff gives me instant migraines.
Ontheroad · M
Nope, but one can wish it were so.
Amish · 22-25, M
I think you can get it deleted (watsapp text) if you are deleting it immediately, provided the other person has not yet opened it. Otherwise no.
TheDisciplinarian · 56-60, M
It wont

However.. you can so arrange to be able to in future texts
By using a proper app..that offers that and other features
TrashCat · M
Once it's sent its out of your control. Unless you use something like Google messaging and there you can erase messages
resolvingthesematters · 31-35, M
If it doesn’t get off the other persons phone what’s the point of doing that
Orca4950 · 70-79, M
On What's App you're settings con delete messages and pics you sent
I think it does on the messenger app but I doubt it does on most.
sarabee1995 · 26-30, F
Nope. And not on the servers in between either.
Nope once its sent its sent
ninalanyon · 61-69, T
No. At least not if it is an SMS text.
JudyS · 46-50, F
no, it does not...
trotskyaxn · 36-40, M
No, it doesn't
Musicman · 61-69, M
No it does not.
basilfawlty89 · 31-35, M
On WhatsApp you have an option to delete for everyone, but have no idea with Apple's own stuff.

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