macOS: Use the Arrow Keys to See Previously Sent Texts

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Mac Geek Gab Stephan shared a neat tip with us. As it turns out, you can use the arrow keys in Mac Messages like you can in Terminal.

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Previously Sent Texts

In the text field where you type your message, you can press Option + Up or Option + Down to browse through messages you’ve sent before. You can do the same in Terminal, although you don’t have to press Option.

mac messages using arrow keys

It’s a cool feature you could use if you need to correct a message you just sent, and you can use keys instead of copying and pasting.

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