WhatsApp Extends Delete for Everyone Feature, Beta Users Get Update

WhatsApp Extends Delete for Everyone Feature, Beta Users Get Update

Meta-owned instant messaging platform WhatsApp has decided to update the existing feature called 'Delete for Everyone' for some of its beta testers. The feature was recently spotted in 'WhatsApp for Android's beta version, which is currently available to select beta users of Android smartphones through the Google Play Beta program. 

WhatsApp Delete for Everyone: WhatsApp Extends Delete for Everyone Feature, Beta Users Get Update

Functionally, after installing the said beta version, users will get a long 2 and a half days to delete sent messages instead of 1 hour. Along with the said feature, we also learned that WhatsApp is now working on a new feature related to status updates.

WhatsApp Extends Delete for Everyone Feature, Beta Users Get Update

WhatsApp is going to update the time limit for the 'Delete for Everyone' option. We have learned that the messaging platform has released this update for 'WhatsApp for Android' beta version and it has been rolled out through the Google Play beta program. For your information, the duration of the 'Delete for Everyone feature on WhatsApp was 1 hour, 8 minutes, and 16 seconds. However, after the mentioned update rollout, WhatsApp users will get up to 2 days and 12 hours to delete messages. Basically, the instant messaging app made this decision so that if a text is accidentally sent, it can be deleted even after a long period of time has passed.

The 'Delete for Everyone feature has already been rolled out to some iOS beta testers. And we expect to roll out this update to a number of stable version users of WhatsApp in the next few weeks. Although the messaging platform has not yet made any official announcement regarding the update of that feature. However, the latest report from the WhatsApp beta feature tracker site, WABetaInfo, clearly indicates that the 'Delete for Everyone' option will soon be rolled out to all users with an extended deadline.

Incidentally, we have received news that WhatsApp is planning to give group admins the ability to delete any message sent or received in the group chat for their next update.

WhatsApp is working on a new feature

Information about working on another new feature of WhatsApp has also come to light in Halfil. It is known that this new feature can be called 'Voice Status'. Functionally, the feature will allow users to add short voice notes or messages to their statuses. The messaging app is expected to release this update to the ( beta version of 'WhatsApp for Android'.

In a screenshot shared in a recently published report, a 'mic' (voice note) icon appears next to the 'Editing' and 'Camera' icons just below WhatsApp's status window. After the rollout of that feature, voice notes can be recorded by tapping and holding this mic icon. At the same time, users can upload these voice notes with captions to status 7

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