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Whatsapp users to be able to delete messages sent by mistake

28 October 2017, 01:10 | Denise Dawson

WhatsApp is rolling out the Delete for Everyone (Recall) feature for all users! | WABetaInfo

WhatsApp's 'Delete For Everyone' Feature Rolling Out To Android, iOS Users

WhatsApp took care to make the delete for everyone feature working for older versions too, but obviously it won't work if the other user has a very old version where Delete for Everyone hasn't been implemented yet.

That said, if you go back hours later and delete a awful drunken selfie you sent to someone, there's still a chance they'll see it before you delete it.

To use the feature, tap and hold the message you want to remove, then choose "Delete" from the menu and press "Delete for Everyone". You have to recall messages before the 7 minutes timer which starts when you send the message. A user can delete messages for herself or for everyone in group chats. There is no trick to it which means deleted messages are removed on both the receiver and sender's ends. WABetainfo reported that the feature is live for some on Android, iOS and Windows Phone. Unlike the usual way where selecting a message to delete only gives you two options of "Cancel" and "Delete", the latest update splits the latter into two - "Delete for me" and "Delete for everyone". Once the limit has passed, you can only delete the message in your conversation window. Once the message has been deleted a user will see "this message has been deleted" in place of the message.

You won't get a notification of whether or not deletion was successful for everyone.

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WhatsApp unsend function, which is officially called "Delete for Everyone" has been in development for months, and is finally being rolled out to users.

Tap Delete at the top of the screen Delete for everyone. This will surely reduce the embarrassment caused via an accidental message sent to the wrong chats. It's also said to work for images, videos, GIFs and more.

Independently, for Android clients, WhatsApp beta version 2.17.397 is presently out and it includes new emoticons. This extends to notifications as well, where a text stating that "This message was deleted" will be shown instead. With this latest update, you'll now have the option to delete a message either just for yourself or for you and the person it was sent to. You can nearly hear the collective cheer from irresponsible drinkers who like to send 'U UP?' at 4am to their ex-partners, can't you?



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