iMessage - Enter to Send??

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  1. thbridges
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    Does anyone know if it is possible in iMessage to set the return key to send the message instead of go to the next line?

    Thank you.
     
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    Only if Apple implements it
     
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    Because it's just so hard to move your finger all the way over to the send button..
     
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    So you'd rather not have the ability to create a new line so you can have 2 send buttons?

    Ok.
     
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    The instant Apple make the 'return' key a 'send' button, a plethora of complaints will start about how one accidentally sends incomplete texts all the freaking time.

    Damned if you do, damned if you don't. :rolleyes:
     
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    Well said. :)
     
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    For me, at least, I use my laptop and my iPad simultaneously. I use my wireless keyboard for my iPad but I have to hit the send button on the iPad itself in order to send an iMessage after typing it on the wireless keyboard. It is a bit annoying.

    It would be nice to have the option, maybe shift, option or control + Return to send the message instead of a line break. I understand that there should be a way to easily create a line break but I feel it is on oversight to not have a way to use the keyboard to send a message directly from the keyboard.
     
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    Just the opposite. Can you get the Return (Enter) NOT to send a messages in OS X? Don't see a choice in Preferences.
     
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    Odd advice from someone that started this thread:

     
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    Apple needs to implement a key-equivelent for Send

    Yes, you are absolutely right. Without Send with a key command, iMessage is frustrating using a paired keyboard. This should be fixed. Fortunately, Apple has a precedence for executing a command from a text box accepting new lines:

    shift-return should execute the Send
     
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    Last time I checked even keyboard had no way to send the text from iPhone. I will try shift enter next time.
     
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    How would that apply to iOS though (unless perhaps through some sort of a tweak if jailbroken at best)?
     
  18. Sigidueckpy
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    I would just want to change it, that when I hit enter, it gives mi a new line. Now it sends the message. Can you help mi how to turn it around?
     
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    I have the same problem with mi iPhone 6s and would really like to get a new line, instead of sending the message.
     
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    Can you get the Return (Enter) NOT to send a messages in the iPhone 6???
     
  21. C DM
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    Return doesn't seem to send messages it should create a new line in iOS. Not sure how/why yours is sending the message.
     

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