How to Cancel Sending Message on iPhone


When you are sending a message on your iPhone, you may want to take it back because of some private reasons. Here, this tip will tell you how to stop sending it on iPhone in a simple way.

August 27, 2016


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Did you ever hit "Send" on an iMessage or text message that you want to take it back at once because of some private reasons? We believe most people have the same situation. But how can I prevent this situation happening? Actually, you can just need few steps to cancel sending a message on an iPhone. Here, this tip will tell you how to stop it sending in few steps.

How to Cancel Sending a Message from an iPhone

  • Open Message and create a new text message. Type some words or add a picture.
  • Tap on Send.
  • Quickly press the Home button.
  • Bring up Control Centre and tap on AirPlane Mode to on.
How to Cancel Sending Message on iPhone

In this way, your sending message will fail to deliver if you do it quickly. Of course, if your Wi-Fi connection is fast it maybe fail to stop it. However, it's a great trick to know in a pinch.

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The Bottom Line

This tip can help you cancel sending message from an iPhone easily as long as you turn on the AirPlane as soon as possible. For your message, if you lose some important messages that you want to get them back. You can refer to: How to Retrieve iMessages from iPhone >

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