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Time delay text messages?
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Jan 7, 2021, 09:01 PM
Is there a way to time delay a text in Messages?

Say I want to send someone a text at 8:00am tomorrow. Is there a way to type it up now, then set it to send later tomorrow at 8:00am?

Apparently, there used to be a Shortcut that did this, but I can’t find anything like it in the Shortcuts gallery.
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Jan 8, 2021, 11:14 AM
well, siri doesn't understand "send text at 10:30... she read it back to me but sent it immediately.
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Jan 10, 2021, 11:01 AM
I found this article on OSX Daily (from February 2019).

It looks like it takes advantages of iOS Shortcuts kind of like Automator in OS X. I haven’t played with it, but the instructions seem pretty straightforward.

Glenn -----OTR/L, MOT, Tx
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