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Localized Movie info in iMessage for iOS | How-To

Conversations in iMessage for iOS about current films yields localized data presentations

This might be old news, but I realized today that…like music bands in Music for iOS…conversations about movies in iMessage will give you a link to localized movie times:

iMessage screen capture of iMessages
Spelling is the important part


How do you get your iDevice to present this data and then consume the goodness it provides? It’s only a two-step process, but the first step can be difficult:

  1. Spell the movie correctly
  2. Tap on the correctly spelled movie link

Once you complete this process you will be rewarded with a transparent overlay that looks similar to this:

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A pretty good movie!

Also published on Medium.

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