WhatsApp is testing the disappearing mode feature on Android beta version 126.96.36.199. The most anticipated feature will be included as part of the privacy settings. The feature is revealed by WhatsApp Head Will Cathcart and Facebook Co-Founder Mark Zuckerberg in a WhatsApp chat in June. It is an extension of the disappearing messages feature in the app.Also Read - WhatsApp Likely To Launch 'Voice Transcription' Feature That Converts Voice Notes To Text
The report states, “After publishing some screenshots from WhatsApp for iOS and, after the confirmation from Mark Zuckerberg and Will Cathcart, WhatsApp is now working on the disappearing mode for chats and groups. If you didn’t read our previous article, the disappearing mode is a new privacy setting, available for beta testers in a future update, that will automatically convert new chat threads to ephemeral chats!” Also Read - This WhatsApp Trick Will Let You Send Messages Without Typing
Currently, users can enable Disappearing Mode only for particular chats or groups. But after this feature, they will be able to turn on disappearing messages for all chats at once. Also Read - WhatsApp Messages Are Not End-To-End Encrypted? Facebook Gives Clarity -Read
“WhatsApp has rolled out two features. The first one shows real-time voice waveforms and the possibility to stop recording the voice message. The second feature is about the ability to listen to the recorded voice message before sending it.”
WhatsApp’s ‘Disappearing Messages’ feature has been released globally for everyone. You can check this feature by updating your WhatsApp. After the new update, you will have an option as to when you want to delete a message. You have to set this before sending the message. This feature of WhatsApp will work in both private and group chats. This feature will work on all three versions of Android, iOS, and Desktop. After setting this feature, any message will be automatically deleted after seven days, however, the thing to note is that this feature will not work on forwarding messages.
After the release of this feature by WhatsApp, users can manually turn it on or off. For this, users have to follow some steps –
- First of all, click on the name of a contact, for which you want to turn this feature on or off.
- Here you will get the option of Disappearing Messages, click on it.
- After clicking on the option, the prompt of Continue may come. Click on Continue.
- Here you can click on or off according to your need.