How to Schedule a Text on iPhone

Wouldn’t it be fun if only we had the option of sending a text message later by itself without us keeping reminder of it?

We all are busy with our life’s and remembering things might be of great difficulties specially when it comes to sending a text at a certain point of time.

It may be a work-related text or some late-night reminder text to your friends, reason might be any but solution to this problem is only one. The solution I am talking about is called scheduling text on your iPhone.

Apple might not be working on this feature right now but we surely find our way to make our work easy.

Allow me to guide you through the process of making you learn a new trick on your iPhone that you probably have never heard before.

First, let me answer some of the most asked questions regarding scheduling a text on your iPhone.

Does Apple Have In- Built Feature for Scheduling A Text on iPhone?

Apple does not have any feature built inside the Messages app that could help you schedule a text. Apple doesn’t have any other built-in feature for it as well.

It can be done with an app called Shortcut which is inbuilt on your iPhone device.

Can You Use Any Third-Party Apps to Schedule A Text?

Absolutely! If you don’t want to use shortcut app for scheduling the text you can always download third-party application from Appstore.

There are tons of apps which may help you assist in this. But keep in mind not all apps are free, some might require in app purchases for this feature to work.

Can You Schedule A Text Using Shortcut App?

You may have your thoughts, that it might be difficult on learning how to schedule a text message on your iPhone, but let me clear the air and tell you that using shortcut app for scheduling a text is extremely simple.

It can come in handy if you are planning to send a text a few days from now, or on a specific time then this method is for you. 

Is It Tough to Schedule A Text Through Shortcut App?

A lot of users find shortcut app very complex, and its true there are few things about it which might need a little brushing up. But with our help it can be a child’s play for you to use shortcut app for scheduling a text.

We have written all the steps in detail for you to follow with images so that scheduling a text would be a piece of cake for you.

How To Schedule A Text on iPhone – Step-By-Step Guide

Step 1: Open shortcut app on your iPhone.

Step 2: Click on Automation at the bottom of your screen.

Step 3: At the top right corner click on Add icon.

Step 4: Click on “Create Personal Automation” button.

Step 5: On your screen you will see New Automation menu. From that menu select your text message’s prompt i.e., Time of the Day.

Step 6: To select a specific time for sending your text click on Time of the Day tab. You can even select the other 2 given options – Sunrise and Sunset.

Step 7: Go to the Repeat section on your screen and select the options as per your choice from Weekly, Daily and Monthly. If you are choosing Weekly or Monthly then do the formatting as per needed of the days.

Step 8: After doing the customization of days and time, tap on Next.

Step 9: Under Next Action Suggestions, click on Send Message.

Step 10: A new Action page will open. Click on Message located near the Send Message option to type in your automated text message.

Step 11: Add your recipients by clicking on the Recipients option in the same text field, and then click on Done option.

Step 12: After doing so click on Next option.

Step 13: If you want your iPhone to ask you whether to run this automation with your permission or not simply toggle on Ask

Before Running option, asper your need and then click on Done.

That’s it folks! Hope you have learned something new and exciting today. This feature is amazing and I would definitely recommend you to try it on your iPhone.

If you have any other queries related to this, feel free to ping us and we will surely get back to you with a solution.

Stay Tuned!

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