WhatsApp rolled out the disappearing messages function in December 2021, permitting messages in a chat to robotically delete after a set time period. In January 2023, it was reported that the Meta-owned on the spot messaging platform is engaged on one other function that can let customers save messages in a disappearing chat. As per a brand new report, the function, dubbed as “Saved Messages”, is now being rolled out to each Android and iOS customers enrolled in WhatsApp beta programme. The function is claimed to be restricted to succeed in just a few beta testers as of now.
In response to a report by WABetaInfo, WhatsApp is presently rolling out the Saved Messages function to permit customers to maintain messages from disappearing. Subsequently, if a consumer has disappearing messages function turned on in a dialog, the consumer on the receiving finish can save these messages from being robotically deleted from the chat historical past.
The replace with the Saved Messages function is reportedly being rolled out to WhatsApp for iOS customers operating beta model iOS 184.108.40.206 and WhatsApp for Android customers with beta model 220.127.116.11. Nevertheless, it’s being launched just for restricted beta testers. The function could quickly out to all WhatsApp customers in a steady model with the approaching updates.
The report has additionally shared a screenshot displaying how the function will work. All disappearing messages, when turned on in a chat, could be preserved by deciding on the “Preserve” motion. These messages will reportedly be marked with a bookmark icon. Customers can entry all such messages within the “saved messages” part.
Nevertheless, it’s not identified but if the function will include a restrict on the variety of disappearing messages that may be saved at a time, or the time-frame to save lots of these messages past their set restrict by the sender.
To recall, WhatsApp rolled out the disappearing messages function in December 2021, offering choice to robotically delete messages within the one-on-one chats, as soon as turned on. The app offered customers with disappearing messages after a timeframe of 24 hours, 7 days or 90 days.