One of the most-requested productivity features for iMessage probably won’t be added in an iOS update anytime soon.
A Reddit user recently posted an email exchange he had with Apple VP of software Craig Federighi asking for a scheduled iMessage feature for iPhone and iPad. Federighi revealed that Apple has actually considered and is still considering the feature. However, there are a couple of issues with how scheduled iMessages are received that has caused Apple to hold back on the idea for now.
Read Craig’s explanation of why it hasn’t been added yet: