What instantly attracts me towards emojis is the real fun they bring into play while messaging. What some words can't reveal; an emoji can tell it all with utmost ease. That's why; they have become almost indispensable today, haven't they?
In iOS 10, emojis not only lets you reply to any message but also allow you to react by the context. It's called “Tapbacks.” In terms of functionality, it's quite similar to Facebook emojis reactions.
How to React with Emoji Tapbacks in iMessage on iOS 10
Step #1. Launch Messages app on your iPhone.
Step #2. Tap on the contact with whom you want to communicate.
Step #3. Next, touch and hold on an iMessage sent to you.
Step #4. Finally, you need to tap on the Tapback you wish to send:
As of now, there are six options available in iOS 10 beta.
- Heart: Love, Like, Favorite
- Thumbs up: Agree, Happy, approve.
- Thumbs down: Disapprove
- Ha ha: Laugh
- !!: Exclamation
- ?: Question.
How to Change the Emoji Reaction Tapback in iMessage
If you ever want to change the emoji reaction Tapback, which you sent earlier, there is an option to let you do it easily.
Step #1. Simply touch and hold on the iMessage with the Tapback you wish to change.
Step #2. Next up, you have to tap on the Tapback you want to change to Heart, thumbs up, thumbs down, Ha ha, !, or ?.
The new Tapback will replace the old one.
How to Delete the Emoji Reaction Tapback in iMessage in iOS 10
If you ever send a Tapback in iMessage accidentally and want to remove it, there is also an option to do so;
Step #1. Touch and hold on an iMessage with the Tapback you wish to remove.
Step #2. Next up, you will have to tap on the Tapback you wish to remove. As for instance, you will need to tap on Ha ha, if you want to remove it.
Video Walkthrough on How to React, Change, Remove Emoji Tapbacks in iMessage in iOS 10 on iPhone/iPad
That's it! Hopefully, you have thoroughly enjoyed using Tapbacks in iMessage. Do you have any feedback? Do let us know in the comments below.