How to Take Off Subject on iPhone

When you send a text message from your iPhone you can include a number of different things. If it’s an iMessage you can include some fun things like a digital touch message or an animated GIF, while you can send images to both iMessage and text message recipients.

But you might have noticed that your text messages have a subject field, which many of your text message conversation partners may not be using. If you find that you aren’t using the subject field either, then you might be wondering if it’s possible to remove it. Our guide below will show you how to take off the subject on iPhone messages if you don’t need it.

How to Remove the Subject Field When Composing Messages on an iPhone

The steps in this article were performed in iOS 12.1.4. Note that you will still be able to send text messages on your iPhone without the subject field. This setting simply removes the subject field that’s visible when writing a message.

Step 1: Open the Settings app.

open iphone settings app

Step 2: Scroll down and choose the Messages option.

open iphone messages settings

Step 3: Scroll down and tap the button to the right of Show Subject Field to turn it off.

how to remove subject field from iphone messages

Would you like to be able to include emojis in the messages that you send? Find out how to get emojis on an iPhone and add another element to your text message and email compositions.