WhatsApp iOS Beta on iOS now lets you send invisible messages
IPhone users with WhatsApp Beta can send disappearing photos, videos and text. Photos and videos will disappear on WhatsApp once viewed.
WhatsApp is bringing an invisible message for iOS in the 18.104.22.168 beta update from TestFlight. If you have the same version and still can’t see or access the missing message feature, don’t panic. WhatsApp is launching this feature and you will find it in the next beta update.
The name of the new feature is officially called “Take a Look”. Beta testers can send photos and videos to WhatsApp that will disappear once viewed. In order for this to work, both the sender and the recipient must have this feature. Meanwhile, disappearing text messages will take up to 7 days to expire.
WhatsApp’s invisible text feature is similar to Instagram’s. One key difference is that Instagram allows users to replay photos and videos at the user’s direction. WhatsApp, on the other hand, will delete media once viewed, according to official data.
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How to Send Disappeared Photos, Videos, Messages on WhatsApp iOS
Follow these steps to send an invisible message to WhatsApp Beta on iOS
- Open a chat
- Select the media you want to send
- Click on the “Take a look” icon in the caption space
Before sending, WhatsApp will remind you that disappearing messages do not offer complete privacy. People can take a screenshot of the picture or screen-record the video for future viewing.
How To Receive WhatsApp Disappearing Messages On Your iPhone
WhatsApp’s disappearing messaging feature is available to a large number of beta testers. To check if you are part of the test group, open your WhatsApp and try to send any kind of media. If you see the “Take a look” button in the chat bar. You are part of WhatsApp iOS Beta Testing Group. According to sources, WhatsApp will introduce this feature to more beta testers in the near future.
If you are not part of the beta group and would like to use messages that have just disappeared, you can install the Signal Messaging app on your iPhone. It has a feature that deletes selected messages after a certain period of time.