As reported by Apple Insider, the Cupertino-based tech giant has filed for a patent which hints towards this feature. Apple will soon enable the iPhone users to correct a typo error in a message which they have already sent. After the editing the recipient will be able to see the revised message only.
The patent filled by the company reads, “An electronic device displays a messaging user interface of a message application, including a conversation transcript of a messaging session between a user of the electronic device and at least one other user, a message-input area, at least one avatar corresponding to a first other user included in the messaging session, and an application affordance. The device detects an input on the touch sensitive surface. In accordance with a determination that the input corresponds to selection of the at least one avatar displayed in the messaging user interface, the device displays a menu that contains a plurality of activatable menu items associated with the at least one avatar overlaid on the messaging user interface. In accordance with a determination that the input corresponds to selection of the application affordance, the device displays a plurality of application launch icons for a plurality of corresponding applications within the messaging user interface.”
Apart from the editing feature, the patent also hints towards launching other apps from within Messages. This feature exist in the Chinese messaging app WeChat. Known as mini-programs the feature enable users to book ride, play games without leaving the chat app.