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New WhatsApp hack lets you recover deleted texts — but there’s a catch

WHATSAPP introduces a clever upgrade to help you recover deleted texts.

The ingenious system means you can instantly recover any text you regret deleting.

A new undo option to recover deleted texts is introduced in WhatsApp beta

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A new undo option to recover deleted texts is introduced in WhatsApp betaPhoto credit: WhatsApp / WABetaInfo

It’s a handy trick that could save you from a simple mistake.

The feature was uncovered by the tech detectives of WABetaInfo.

They scoured the WhatsApp beta trial to find the new trick.

“A snack bar will appear when an attempt to delete a message for you is detected,” WABetaInfo explained.

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“In this case, you have a few seconds to restore the message if you previously wanted to delete it for everyone.”

The catch is that this feature is only rolling out for the beta version of WhatsApp at the moment.

That means you have to follow our guide below to get it.

If you’re waiting for the feature to be widely released on WhatsApp, it could take weeks or even months.

And there’s a chance WhatsApp will scrap the feature before it’s ever properly rolled out.

Be sure to check out our guide to some of the other new WhatsApp features coming soon.

And follow our guide below to join the WhatsApp beta.

How to join WhatsApp Beta

To download WhatsApp Beta for your smartphone, you need to go to Google Play on your smartphone Android and search for whatsapp.

Scroll down the page until you see “Become a Beta Tester”.

Tap the “I’m in” button, then tap “Join” to confirm.

Now all you have to do is wait for the update to the beta version of the app.

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Participating in the WhatsApp beta on iPhone is more difficult and has a limited capacity.

Follow Apple’s instructions here.

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