How to reply from the Lock screen

To reply to a message from the Lock screen:
  1. Tap and either long press or press firmly on the message notification to bring up the keyboard.
  2. Enter your response and tap Send.
  • Quick reply is available for iPhone 6s and newer.
  • You may need to adjust your Haptic Settings by going to Settings > Accessibility > Touch > Haptic Touch > Touch Duration.
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