WhatsApp now offers another feature that will come in handy for those who want more privacy. The new feature works by allowing users to set a default timer for all messages, which can now disappear within 24 hours, 7 days or 90 days after they’re sent. Here’s all you need to know about the new WhatsApp feature.
What is the nature of Disappear WhatsApp messages?
The new WhatsApp Vanishing Message feature allows users to set a default timer for deleting messages themselves. This timer can be set to 24 hours, 7 days or 90 days. Users can use this feature in personal chats, such as group chats.
Note that users can still deactivate the new feature by taking screenshots and clicking on chat photos from another device
Who can use Disappear WhatsApp messages?
WhatsApp Disappearing Messages comes for Android and iOS users. All phones that support WhatsApp will also support the new feature after updating to the latest version of the application. How do you Disappear WhatsApp messages?
To Disappear WhatsApp messages, go to WhatsApp Settings> tap Account> Privacy> Default Message Timer and select a duration. You can also enable the feature here by default for all conversations.
After setting the duration, users can click on the contact’s name in each conversation, personal or group, and manually enable or disable missing messages. if you want to use the feature for some conversations and not all. Will my messages disappear everywhere? no Even if you have already enabled this feature, automatically Disappear messages may still appear in the notification bar if left unattended. If the message was quoted before deletion, part or all of the original message will appear in the quoted text.
If the missing message is diverted to another call, it will not disappear automatically unless the second call has the same missing settings.
How can you back up Disappear messages?
If the user performs a backup before losing the message, the lost message will be included in the backup. However, lost messages will be Disappear when the user recovers from the backup.
Which messages do not affect the function?
The new WhatsApp Lost Messages feature will affect messages sent after this setting is enabled. This is why all messages sent before or after the feature will not be affected. These messages will not be Disappear automatically.