WhatsApp has officially announced its new ‘disappearing messages feature, by which new messages from the last 7 days will self-erase.

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WhatsApp Said:

When disappearing messages is turned on, new messages sent to a chat will disappear after 7 days, helping the conversation feel lighter and more private. In a one-to-one chat, either person can turn disappearing messages on or off. In groups, admins will have the control.

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The new setting will have no impact on previous chats. WhatsApp thinks that this will clear the unwanted reminders automatically, instead of going back and manually and clearing. It creates a sense of immediacy.

WhatsApp Notes:

  • If a user doesn’t open WhatsApp in the seven day period, the message will disappear. However, the preview of the message might still be displayed in notifications until WhatsApp is opened.
  • When you reply to a message, the initial message is quoted. If you reply to a disappearing message, the quoted text might remain in the chat after seven days.
  • If a disappearing message is forwarded to a chat with disappearing messages off, the message won’t disappear in the forwarded chat.
  • If a user creates a backup before a message disappears, the disappearing message will be included in the backup. Disappearing messages will be deleted when a user restores from a backup

Media In Disappearing Messages

The media in the disappearing message will disappear, but if the auto-download is on, it will be automatically downloaded in the phone storage. Auto-download can be enabled in WhatsApp Settings > Data and Storage Usage.

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