WhatsApp Now Gives You More Time To Delete Messages Sent By Mistake

WhatsApp bringing major change to its app – Know how it will impact you

"It is a bug fixes update, but it has the new "Delete for everyone" limit, that's 1 hour, 8 minutes and 16 seconds". With the new updated algorithm, WhatsApp will now delete only those messages which have been sent within 24 hours.

The time extension is a generous one compared to seven minutes when it was first implemented back in October.

Still, we're sure that WhatsApp users will care less about the exact amount of time and more about the fact that they have a much longer grace period to delete sent messages.

Conversely, if you want to have totally secure, private, and easily deleted conversations, check out DONTALK, which lets you retract sent messages and delete conversations from all recipients.

According to a report by WABetaInfo, a fan site that tests new WhatsApp features early, in order to stop such bad users, the messaging platform has implemented the new feature. However, WhatsApp just updated and increased this window for deleting messages by up to 10 times.

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"Messages you successfully delete for everyone will be replaced with 'This message was deleted' in your recipients' chats", WhatsApp explains on a FAQ page about the feature.

Everyone in your chat group will know you deleted your message, but won't know what it said.

WhatsApp has chose to stick to 24 hours as the reference time period here to ensure that there is ample time for the recipient or recipients in case of a group chat, to receive the revoke request.

WhatsApp doesn't have a secret conversations option like rivals where it creates a temporary conversation that isn't stored on sender or recipient devices.

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