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How to create threaded Messages replies in iOS 14, iPadOS 14

iOS and iPadOS added several new group messaging features. One is the ability to create threaded replies in the Messages app.

This allows you to create a thread from any message in a conversation; all messages involving a particular conversation are stacked together.

To create a thread, tap and hold on a message and select Reply from the context menu that appears. You will then be taken into the threaded reply view where you can create a reply message and send it just like any other iMessage

(This how-to is based on my experiences and info on Apple’s support pages — where the images sometimes come from.)

Dennis Sellers
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Dennis Sellers is the editor/publisher of Apple World Today. He’s been an “Apple journalist” since 1995 (starting with the first big Apple news site, MacCentral). He loves to read, run, play sports, and watch movies.