WhatsApp Rolls Out Edit Message Feature, Allows to Modify Text Up to 15 Minutes After Being Sent

WhatsApp is rolling out the characteristic to let customers edit their despatched textual content messages for as much as quarter-hour after the supply. Earlier final week, WhatsApp was reportedly testing the characteristic on the beta model of Android and iOS app, in addition to the Internet interface. Nonetheless, the characteristic has now rolled out to world customers. The messaging app already supplies the power to delete despatched messages. Nonetheless, the characteristic to edit a despatched message will save time for rewriting all the textual content.

In a Facebook post, Meta head Mark Zuckerberg introduced the brand new characteristic on WhatsApp, making it simpler for customers to right their errors with out deleting all the textual content. For now, the power to change a message is legitimate as much as quarter-hour after sending a textual content. 

The characteristic is obtainable within the newest updates on Android and iOS app. It can be used on Internet interface of the WhatsApp. As a way to edit any despatched textual content, the consumer might want to lengthy press and maintain on the message. From the menu, select the ‘edit’ choice to change the message. 

It is very important be aware right here that each one the edited messages might be proven with an ‘edited’ tag written alongside the time stamp. Therefore, the receiver will know if a message has been edited, however won’t be able to entry the enhancing historical past of the textual content. 

WhatsApp additionally has an choice to delete a despatched textual content if there are errors, or a message is shipped to a mistaken quantity. Nonetheless, the power to edit a textual content saves time for a consumer in rewriting the message. 

The corporate, in a blog post, introduced that the replace might be rolling out to all of the customers globally. It may be used for ‘correcting a easy misspelling or including further context to a message’. It additionally added that each one the edits made might be be protected by end-to-end encryption.

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