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WhatsApp's latest update will let you delete media from other people's phones

WhatsApp's latest update will let you delete media from other people's phones


Key Highlights


  • The feature is under development as a part of the WhatsApp beta for Android 2.20.2011 version of the social messaging app

  • The release date is not final yet but the report from WABetaInfo states the new features will be available shortly 


In a new update rolling out to WhatsApp users, they can now delete an image, video or gif on somebody else's phone after sending it to them.

WhatsApp update will let you delete media from other phones
The new feature is called Expiring Media is was spotted by WABetaInfo. The new feature now makes the media disappear after it has been viewed in a chat. It is similar to Instagram's image sending feature. 

To enable this feature, the sender will have to select the "view once" button while they are sending the image, video, or the gif file.

When it appears on the phone of the recipient, it is only visible when they are in the chat. When they leave the chat, the message appears which states, "The media will disappear once you leave the chat."


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If users return to the chat, a bubble pops up which says - "View once photo expired."

The feature is under development as a part of the WhatsApp beta for Android 2.20.2011 version of the social messaging app.

The release date is not final yet but the report from WABetaInfo states the new features will be available shortly.