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WhatsApp Is Planning To Extend The Time Limit Of The ‘Delete Message For Everyone’ Feature

by Vanessa Waithera
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Instant Messaging app WhatsApp is planning to extend the time limit of the ‘Delete Message for Everyone’ feature.

Now, the messaging app is testing this feature in different time limits. Currently, users only have the option of deleting the message once sent after one hour, eight minutes, and sixteen seconds. WhatsApp users may get to delete their messages for everyone, seven days after sending them.

When the message deletes, it shows a notification that reads the “Message was Deleted”. However, this feature only works when the recipient doesn’t read the message before deletion. Now, this update will increase the time limit to undefined time.

Delete for Everyone feature is a useful tool.

It is really helpful when you wrongly send a message to a person. However, there are limitations as you can only delete the message up to one hour before sending it.

If you miss the deadline, you cannot delete the message for everyone. To make things easier for users, WhatsApp is now working on extending the time limit.

WhatsApp new Time limit.

Tracker Wabetainfo has confirmed that WhatsApp is now planning to change the time limit to 7 days and 8 minutes in a future update. Previously, there are speculations that it will do away with the time limit bit.

It will keep the option open for users to delete messages for everyone even after hours, days, years of sending them. But now WhatsApp is planning to modify the current time limit at a later date.

This feature is under development right now.

So nobody knows whether WhatsApp will completely remove restrictions to delete a message or modify the time limit at a later date. This could be up to 7 days or more.

Further, WhatsApp is spotted testing new playback options for audio messages. WhatsApp was found testing the possibility to rush through the forwarded voice messages.

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