iPhone Message Tricks You Wouldn’t Know

iphone message tricks you wouldn’t know? If you are an iphone user, then you’ll probably be familiar with the IMessage feature. iMessage has many cool features, like deleting all unnecessary messages in one go, styling bold italic texts, emojis, group text, etc.

But what if I tell you that there must be a possibility that you don’t know about some hidden feature of iMessage? And you didn’t even think that the iphone you grabbed in your hand was far more than what you thought.

As been using the iphone for at least two years now, I spotted some hidden features of iMessage. And found out what if I share that information with you guys.

However, in this article, we’ll share some hidden cool iphone message tricks. So go through the process from top to bottom. We explain those tricks briefly.

Animation & Effects in iMessage

The coolest thing is when there is a smooth animation show on every pattern of the device you are using. Enlighten & charming interface has always attracted users so far.

How could we aspect the iphone to be the last player in the race? Iphone introduced some developed graphic features regarding iMessages.

People may be picky, so the iphone arises with bulk screen effects. The animation varies in different categories.

There are some hidden codewords when you type them in the Message. The screen effect works accordingly to the written codeword.

Remember, this trick only works when you are typing just codeword in the Message. Adding codeword with other text never functions this trick.

There are some codewords we know. Some of them are as follows

  • Happy birthday: for flying balloon animation
  • Happy new year: for fireworks animation
  • Pew pew: for laser light animation

We also have another method for applying animation effects: after typing the Message, press the send button long.

Let us tell you the most famous iMessage feature is bubble animation, and practically doing it gives you more fun. The bubble message animation is a blue inkpopup with a pop sound. This effect provides you giant or tiny shaky SMS theme bubble.

Though there are many options on the table regarding effects, choose any you like. There are a lot more features, but I know about these three.

Mention Your Friends in iMessage Text

Friends in iMessage Text
Friends in iMessage Text


Mentioning a friend means that a person got the alert of your text. It’s a reminder that makes others see your SMS by mentioning his/her name on the Message and send.

Suppose you type in a message to an individual that sends me a photo and then mention a person in the Message you want to remind about this Message by typing his/her contact or name.

For example, Go to your iMessage and type any message. After typing in the Message, put a space and type a person’s name whom you want to message, then a tiny popup profile appears of that person. Click the profile and send the Message.

Shake Your iphone to Undo Message 

If you are writing a long message, then it’s obvious that you’ll need to rewrite it again and again. The thing that irritates you is pressing backspace over and over.

To get rid of the backspace option iphone bring its goofy feature of shaky iphone, shake your iphone.A popup menu appears, then click on undo. This will undo the whole Message, so feel free to type in another one

Iphone Text Message Tricks: Pin Your iMessage Conversation

Pin conversation is not available just in iMessage though other platforms give this facility too. But what use case of pinning in iMessages?

Pinning a conversation means you don’t need to hassle too much to find your favorite conversations. Instead, pinning a conversation saves your conversation in a particular portion where you can find it easily.

Follow the steps below to pin your talk.

  • Open your iMessage and choose the conversation which you want to pin.
  • There are two ways to pin conversation. Hold the conversation long, drag it and drop it at the top of the iMessage. A picture profile of that person shows at the top of the page where you dropped the communication.
  • The second way is to slide the conversation to the right, which gives you the pin option in yellow click it to pin your talk.


One Handed Keyboard iPhone Message Feature for Flexibility

Most people like to text using one hand though it looks very uncomfortable, and surely it hurdles the user too. So for the comfort of the user iphone bring its one-handed keyboard feature.

It helps users type more restfully and move the keyboard close to the thump so it won’t hurt your thump. The procedure is as follows

  • Open your iMessage and click on the message section where you used to type messages.
  • At the bottom left of the keyboard, click on the world icon.
  • Three keyboard shows on the screen select from the three which one you want to choose either choose the left one, right or middle.
  • This will allow you to select the keyboard that which keyboard is nearer to your thump.

Dictate iMessage to write a text

You know one thing as life goes on, things get easier for us in the face of technology. Writing a message is more likely a vintage style. However, the future is your voice.

Can you imagine you are saying something, and the dictator in your iMessage will type what you’re saying? But all you need to do is thoroughly follow the simple process.

  • Open your conversation in the iMessage and click on the message section.
  • You’ll find the microphone option twice on the page, one on the right side of the typing message section and the second at the bottom right of the page.
  • Click on the microphone option and say anything. Suppose, “How are you.” The system will type that Message. This is a convenient way to write long messages.

Handwritten Icon to Type Text

You are fond of calligraphy and like to write in a traditional style. Give credit to the iphone that how it tricks your unconscious and gives the feature in your i message.

The process of doing it is quite simple. All you need to do is follow the steps underneath

  • Go to your iMessage and open a conversation.
  • Rotate your iphone, then click on a handwritten icon at the right bottom of the keyboard.
  • Write a text using i pen or with your finger and click on done and send.

Share your location Via iMessage

My personal favorite on the list is sharing locations through texts. The reason is that I used to travel a lot and during traveling, I face many problems regarding locations.

However, I got benefited from the location feature on the iphone. But if you have the same alike situation, then follow the lines below to learn the procedure

  • As we taught before, open a person iMessage conversation with whom you want to share your location
  • Click on a person’s name and then I option.
  • Click on share my location and then gives the time frame that how long you want the system to share your location.


For the first-hand user, it’s impossible to explore these hidden iphone message tricks at first sight. And many users are just using iMessage as normal messaging without knowing that there is much more to avail.

We tried to describe these hidden tricks concisely. To hunt more techniques, buy your first iphone. Continuous usage of your iphone will improve your knowledge, and shortly you will learn about more hidden features.

This article discusses tricks we know. For further queries, drop a comment below. We’ll search for that information and try to give the best possible answer.

Leave a Comment