WHATSAPP introduces a feature that allows other users to “unsend” YOUR texts.
The new trick means messages you’ve sent can disappear from chats — even if you haven’t deleted them.
It is linked to the Delete for All feature.
Typically, this feature allows you to “undo” a message you’ve sent and recall it from a conversation if you made a mistake.
but Whatsapp created a new version of it that allows group chat admins to “unsend” any new text in a conversation.
It was discovered by the technical investigators at WABetaInfo who regularly browse the “Beta Test” version of WhatsApp to find the latest changes.
If you’re in a group chat, you can press and hold on a new message and press delete for all.
This will “unsend” the text in the group chat so no one can read it.
The only sign something happened is a small note saying a message was deleted.
The feature is not yet available in the general release version of WhatsApp.
But it is currently rolling out in WhatsApp beta for iOS and Android.
That means users of the beta app can try it out and test it out before the full release.
Unfortunately, it is unclear when everyone will be able to use the new feature.
It can take days, weeks, or even months for WhatsApp to land properly.
If you want to try the latest WhatsApp features first, follow our guide to joining the beta below.
How to join WhatsApp Beta
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”.
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.
Participating in the WhatsApp beta on iPhone is more difficult and has a limited capacity.
Follow Apple’s instructions here.
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