Tuesday, October 4, 2016

How To Enable Read Receipts For Certain Contacts In iOS 10 Messages App

With the release of new major software update Apple made it possible to enable Read Receipts for certain contacts in iOS 10 Messages app. New iOS version has implemented many great enhancements to bring more fun to chat with your friends and families. Ranging from bigger Emojis to effects and stickers, you can express your words and emotions in a better way and have a more interactive conversation.


iOS 10 also lets you turn on read receipts on a per-person basis. In this way, you have complete control over who gets to know whether you’ve read their messages or not. In older versions of iOS, read receipts could either be disabled for everyone or turned on to be viewed by every contact, so you had no choice to filter on a conversation basis.

If you’re picky as to who gets to see your read receipts, then this feature will come in handy. follow the guide below to enable Read Receipts for certain contacts in iOS 10 Messages app .

How To Turn On Read Receipts For Certain Contacts In Messages App In iOS 10


Remember that the read receipts work with only iMessage. 

Step 1: Launch the Messages app on your iOS 10 device.

Step 2: Open the conversation with person for whom you want to enable read receipts.

Step 3: Then click on the ‘i’ button in the top right corner of the conversation.


Step 4: If you want to turn on read receipts for this specific conversation then toggle on Send Read Receipts. If you don’t want the recipient of this conversation to view your read receipts then turn it off.


Step 5: Lastly, to save your changes click on the Done button.

Keep in mind is that if you change the settings of read receipts from Settings -> Messages -> Send Read Receipts, then it will reset the configuration that you set for certain contacts.