Apple iOS 16 to Get Message Filter for Dual SIM iPhones


Apple is adding a message filter in iOS 16 for people using dual SIM cards on their iPhone. The new feature will filter messages received by a user into two different categories based on the SIM card the SMS or iMessage arrives on. The tech giant is also reportedly trying to improve the editing feature of iMessage on iOS 16. Since the editing feature is not available on previous versions of iOS, edits to a message n were not visible to users running iOS 15 or earlier.

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iPhone maker Apple is adding a new filter for messages received by users on dual-SIM iPhones. This filter is part of the new iOS 16 operating system which is currently in its second beta phase. According to Apple’s iOS 16 beta 2 release notes, “Messages now supports the ability for customers with dual-SIM iPhones to filter their messages based on their SIM card.” The new feature will be available for iMessages and SMS services and will filter messages based on the SIM card on which the message arrives.

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According to a report from 9To5Mac, Apple is also trying to fix the text editing feature on iMessage for iOS 16. Currently, the editing feature is not backward compatible and therefore edited messages are not visible to users. users running iOS 15 or earlier. operating system versions.

Apple would have found a way to display the modified messages. These edited messages now appear with the wording “Edited for” on iPhones running earlier versions of iOS. Although it does not replace the previous post, it is still better than the edited version not appearing at all. The report adds that, unfortunately, Apple still hasn’t found a way to successfully integrate the Do Not Send Messages feature on iOS 16 with older versions of iOS.

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During its WWDC 2022 keynote, Apple introduced the new iOS 16 operating system. Recently, Apple also reportedly introduced a filter extension for messages in 12 subcategories in Transactions and Promotions on iOS 16.



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