How to Copy, Delete, Forward iMessages on iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch

Texting is the most used method to communicate with your friends and acquaintances worldwide. When I say worldwide, I refer to all those useful services, which allow you to send messages and to communicate in the whole world, on any carrier without spending a dime. They work through an internet connection and it does not cost you anything. In the case of iOS devices, we have iMessages. I am sure that if you have an iPhone, an iPad or an iPod and you enjoy sending and receiving messages, you know what I am talking about.

However, despite its recognition in the whole world, some people still do not know how to use the service at its full capacity. For this, now I will show you how to copy, delete or forward iMessages on iPhone, iPad or iPod. Just to be clear, I want to mention that replying to an iMessage is not the same as forwarding it.

delete imessages, copy imessages, forward imessagesI am sure that some of you might wonder what is the need of copying, forwarding or deleting an iMessage. Sometimes, you will need some information from an iMessage to send it to your browser or any other application. Therefore, if you do not want to spend much time writing each detail, I am sure that copying the whole message will be more than useful. In addition, if you want to keep your personal stuff away from intriguing eyes, then you most definitely will want to know how to delete all those case-sensitive messages.

So, if you want to copy a message or a part of a message to use it some place else, go in the iMessages app, open the message you want to copy and tap on the text. The Copy option will appear and you will be able to select the text you want to copy.

When you want to delete a certain message, go to Messages, find the thread containing the respective message, tap on Edit and select the message or messages you want to delete. Next, tap on the Delete button.

In the last part, I will show you how to forward iMessages from your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch. If you want to show a certain message to somebody else, you can forward it. For this, go to Messages again, in the Edit section, find Forward and select the message you want to forward. At the end, tap on Forward at the bottom of the screen.

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