Will Apple Add “Screenshot Alert” for iMessages in iOS 11?

The 2017 Apple WWDC (Worldwide Developers Conference ) will be held from June 5 to June 9 at McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, California. It is said upcoming iOS 11 will be introduced at the first-day keynote. However, there is a widely-spread rumor on Twitter that iOS 11 will has a “Screenshot Alert” feature, which will send a notification to you after someone take a screenshot of your iMessage conversations. The screenshot notification in iOS 11  might look like below.

iOS 11 screenshot alert for messages
iOS 11 screenshot alert for messages

The rumor catches many Apple users’ eyes and some are freak out about it.

In order to verify whether iOS 11 screenshot notification for iMessages is true, Business Insider started digging into social medias and found the rumor source: A vlogger named Jay Way who claimed on Twitter  that he had told Apple about his idea for iMessage screenshot alerts in December. Then, this info is quickly spread on Twitter and causes a hot discussion among people.


But there is no evidence that Apple has accepted his advice. So just calm down, and we will know the iOS 11 screenshot alert is just a rumor or truth after Apple introduces iOS 11 at WWDC soon.

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