When someone calls and you’re too busy to answer, a great option is to press ‘Message,’ which appears on your iPhone screen whenever someone calls you. Then you can select a quick ‘Respond with’ auto text message response to send to the person calling you.
It looks like this:
This is helpful if you want to let the person know you saw their call, but are too busy to answer right now.
The ‘Respond with’ text messages include “Can I call you later?” “I’m on my way” and “Sorry, I can’t talk right now.”
But there is a way to change these. Navigate to your iPhone settings and then select ‘Phone.’ Select ‘Respond with Text:’
Here’s how it looks when you change one. You can just click and type in the white boxes to add what you want:
That’s how you can change and customize ‘respond with’ text messages for when someone calls!
If you can’t answer or have your hands too full to type something out, this is a great way to send a message and let them know you’ll get back to them later.