WHATSAPP friends may soon be able to unscramble YOUR messages.
The surprising new feature will allow others to tap “Delete For Everyone” on messages you’ve sent.
It’s a follow-up from the standard Delete For Everyone tool that lets you discard messages.
The cancel operation is different from the standard delete, but it also deletes the text from the recipient’s phone.
It’s an easy way to remove any sensitive bugs from WhatsApp devices.
WhatsApp recently added a feature that automatically cancels text messages after a certain amount of time.
Now, WhatsApp executives at WABetainfo discovered a new feature that allows group admins to undo your texts.
It means that a group moderator can delete a text from everyone in that group’s membership list.
This effectively turns the admin into the moderator for the group.
“If you’re a group admin, you’ll be able to delete any message for everyone in your group,” WABetaInfo writes.
There’s a chance this will only apply to messages sent once the update goes live.
This feature will soon be tested on Android beta for WhatsApp.
This is where WhatsApp can test new features before rolling them out more widely.
Learn how to join WhatsApp beta at the end of this article.
It’s possible that WhatsApp could remove the feature before it works.
But WABetaInfo says it will soon be tested on both iOS and Android.
Of course, disappearing texts are never fool proof.
Recipients can take screenshots of your messages and save them long after deletion.
But while it is possible to take a screenshot, the recipient may not be able to.
So in general, you should enable automatic deletion.
How to download beta version of WhatsApp
To download WhatsApp beta for your smartphone, you need to go to Google Play on your Android and search for WhatsApp.
Scroll down the page until you see “Become a Beta Tester”.
Click the “I Join” button and then click “Join” to confirm.
Now all you have to do is wait for the update to the beta version of the app.
Joining WhatsApp beta on iPhone is more difficult and storage is limited.
Follow Apple’s instructions here.
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