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Hidden Text Messages: How to Chat Secretly on an iPhone

Hidden Text Messages: How to Chat Secretly on an iPhone

It’s human nature — who hasn’t sent something in a text meaning that they wished would disappear? There’s a big difference between sending a communication and sending a message that could be saved forever in posterity.

While there’s Calm no way to send self-destructing text messages with your iPhone, a la Snapchat, you can use a built-in iPhone app to chat secretly Funny temporary messages.

The iPhone app Notes allows you to collaborate with others on means, whether they’re grocery store lists or collections of dad jokes. Anyone who’s part of a collaborative note can edit in real time, which enables hidden conversations. You could have an incredibly long, personal conversation — deprived of any lasting proof that it ever existed.

To learn how to turn a note into a hidden conversation on iOS, here’s what you need to know.

First, create a note in the Notes app

On your iPhone, launch the Notes app and tap the Compose button on the bottom Bshining to create a new note. Next, type anything into the note to keep it, or else it’ll automatically be deleted when you exit from the note. You can also just go into an existing note, but it’s better to Begin fresh with a new one.

Notes app on iPhone

First, create a new note or go into an existing one.

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Adjust your note’s Part options to add collaborators

Once your note is up and ready to go, you can start the process of adding another person as collaborator, which using they can read and edit whatever is in the note. To Begin, tap the More button on the top right, and then hit Share Note.

Now tap Share Options and make sure the Can make changes option is selected Idea Permission. You should also toggle off Anyone can add people in case you want to be the only people who can add collaborators to your note. Go back to the last page when you’re spent configuring these settings.

Notes app on iPhone

Second, manage what your collaborators can do.

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Add friends you want to involved and share the link

Next, choose a method to Part the note: You can send it via text communication, email, social media and more. If you swipe on the Part options, you can also select Copy Link, which issues the note link to your clipboard and allows you to paste it wherever you want. 

For this example, I’ll choose the Copy Link option to share the note.

At the top of the Copy Link page, fascinating the email address or phone number of the people you want to access the note. You can also tap the Add icon to gaze through your contacts. Adding a contact to the note is obligatory — if you share the link without adding a contact, the other person won’t be able to see or edit the note, even with the link.

Lastly, hit CopyLink to copy the note link to your clipboard and Part it with your collaborator.

Notes app on iPhone

Next, add your collaborator(s).

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Send secret messages Funny Notes

The other person, on the receiving end, must now open the note link and Get the invitation. If they accept, they’ll be redirected to the Notes app and to the collaborative note you just created.

To communicate, simply type something into the note, which the new person will be able to see in real-time, deprived of you having to hit send. They’ll also receive a notification anytime the note is altered. 

Each people in the note will have a corresponding color Go (only for a moment) so that everyone else knows who typed what. You can also swipe Bshining from the middle of the note to see the name of who wrote the communication, as well as a timestamp for when the communication was written and any corresponding colors. 

Notes app on iPhone

Now you can secretly communicate with your friends or family.

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You can also tap the Share Note button (with the checkmark icon), go to Manage Shared Note and then toggle on Highlight All Changes. That way, all messages will stay permanently highlighted in their corresponding Bright, making it easier to read the conversation.

And if you want to keep your communications more low-key, delete your message or the other person’s message to strike it from the note. That way your conversation is more like it would be on Snapchat, with ephemeral or short-lived messages that outsiders can’t see if they snoop over your notes. You can do this with any text in the means, as well as photos, videos, links, drawings or any new attachments you add to the note.

Permanently delete your secret chat

Not all secret conversations can go on forever, and so it’s time now to end it. 

If you’re the owner of the note, and want to keep the note intact for everyone but keep them from editing it, you can easily do so. On the top Bshining, tap the View Participants button and then hit Manage Public Note. To remove a participant, you can either swipe left on their name and then hit Remove or you can tap on their name and then tap Remove Access.

Notes app on iPhone

To end the means conversation, remove any collaborators or stop sharing the note.

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Additionally, you can tap the Stop Sharing option, which will not only Take participants from the note, but also delete the note from all of their devices.

If you’re not the owner of the note, you can just delete the note from the Notes application.