Editing WhatsApp messages: Here’s how to get the feature

WhatsApp introduces the ability to edit sent messages.

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Currently, this feature is only available on Android

But this feature is only available in WhatsApp for Android beta version and above. Here’s how to get the WhatsApp beta update and this new feature.

How to get WhatsApp beta update

  • you can get WhatsApp beta update from Google Play Store. You can enroll in the WhatsApp beta program.
  • Click on “Become a Tester”. Make sure you’re signed in to Google Play with the Google account you want.
  • You may need to update your WhatsApp. Open the Play Store and search for WhatsApp. Click on the update option.
  • Once updated, you should have WhatsApp for Android beta installed on your device.

Let’s check if you have the option to edit WhatsApp messages.

How to edit WhatsApp messages

  • In case you sent the wrong message or a message with a typo or spelling error, the message can now be edited. You need to open the WhatsApp chat window where the message is located.
  • Hold and tap the message you want to edit.
  • Click on the three-dot menu option in the upper right corner.
  • Tap the edit option.
  • A text box and keyboard appear. Make the necessary changes. Click the check mark option when you are done editing.
  • The edited message will appear marked “Edited” on both the sender’s and receiver’s side.

You get a 15-minute editing window. So it’s ideal for typos. You can also edit multiple times in this window. Currently, this feature is only available on Android. However, iOS users should get it soon. Needless to say, this feature will be available to beta users first. After the main bugs (if any) are removed in the testing phase, the ability to edit WhatsApp messages should reach the general public.

Source: Digit

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