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    Question What features does imessage need? Next iOS update.

    What features does imessage need? or lack? I think is a great idea, not giving your phone number for texting, kinda like BBM.

    I think it needs:

    ability to block numbers or email ID's

    opt out or silence conversations that you were added to by a friend
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    Default Re: What features does imessage need? Next iOS update.

    See Also: http://forums.imore.com/ios-7-rumors/ -- discussions of wants for iOS7...
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    Default What features does imessage need? Next iOS update.

    I would like an expanded ability to see who you have as iMessage contacts. I would also really like the ability to open the messages application and be taken directly to the list of contacts instead of directly into reading the latest message each time.


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    Default Re: What features does imessage need? Next iOS update.

    Before they add new features how about getting it to work seamlessly across all Devices- iPhone, iPad & MackBook Air. ( MBA especially)

    Contact photos to appear on iMessages on iPhone & iPad.

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    Default What features does imessage need? Next iOS update.

    Please quick reply like messages+. I hate having to leave an app to reply to a text.
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    Default Re: What features does imessage need? Next iOS update.

    It be nice to see apple's version of quick reply. Right now iMessage, or the messages app to be exact, is really basic to say the least.
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    Default What features does imessage need? Next iOS update.

    Quote Originally Posted by ovalfastlx View Post
    It be nice to see apple's version of quick reply. Right now iMessage, or the messages app to be exact, is really basic to say the least.
    I agree completely on the basic comment. It seems Apple has gone about innovation in a large number of mobile apps, but chose to leave a few unrefined. Messages, contacts, calendar, and email are all apps Apple has chosen not to innovate. I'm hoping with iOS 7 that they will focus more on those core phone apps.


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    Default Re: What features does imessage need? Next iOS update.

    Quote Originally Posted by jclisenby View Post
    Messages, contacts, calendar, and email are all apps Apple has chosen not to innovate.
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    And let's not forget about Reminders. Need some work.
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    Default What features does imessage need? Next iOS update.

    In think iMessage needs to have more focus on consistency. Then go ahead and add more features to it.
    Apple built it, so it will work.
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    Default What features does imessage need? Next iOS update.

    I can see how imessage is always a "hit and miss" had to re-do the setup a few times today.
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    Default Re: What features does imessage need? Next iOS update.

    iMessage needs a way to leave a group message. I hate when my friends add me to a group message I dont want to be a part of, and I get notifications all day because they are talking about something stupid.

    It also needs a quick reply option, I shouldnt have to go into the messages app everytime just to reply.

    I would also like to see a "Tap to message" widget in notification center, like they have with facebook and twitter.
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    Default Re: What features does imessage need? Next iOS update.

    Quote Originally Posted by billsavage042 View Post
    iMessage needs a way to leave a group message. I hate when my friends add me to a group message I dont want to be a part of, and I get notifications all day because they are talking about something stupid.

    It also needs a quick reply option, I shouldnt have to go into the messages app everytime just to reply.

    I would also like to see a "Tap to message" widget in notification center, like they have with facebook and twitter.
    Apple has to take notice of apps like Bitesms, that have some features the stock messages app don't.

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