Leaked WhatsApp Beta images reveal edit and recall features

Leaked WhatsApp Beta images reveal edit and recall features
Two new features appear to be on the way to WhatsApp if a couple of leaked images are to be believed. One of these features is called "recall," and allows users to call back a message already sent but not read. For example, last night you might have consumed a little 'liquid courage' and shot off a message to your boss via WhatsApp, calling him a few choice names. In the morning, along with your hangover, you felt the pangs of regret. As long as the message wasn't opened, you can tap on recall and have it returned to you unread.

It also appears that a new "edit" feature will allow WhatsApp users to edit a message that has been sent but not yet read. Other services like BBM and Telegraph already have similar options available. So while this isn't anything new, it doesn't make edit and recall any less useful to WhatsApp users.

The images that accompany this story are supposedly from the Android Beta for WhatsApp. Both features are said to be disabled by default. There is no word on when they might actually be activated by the Facebook-owned messaging app. But for many WhatsApp users with an itchy send finger, that day can't happen soon enough.

via Mobigyaan



1. ShadowSnypa786

Posts: 582; Member since: Jan 06, 2017

So like the BBM "Retract" feature. Sometimes I dont get how whatsapp got so big even tho they have been behind on features for so long. BBM had retracting messages, video call and even voice call before whatsapp did and there are other apps like Tango who have had those features for ages.

2. FlySheikh

Posts: 444; Member since: Oct 02, 2015

I agree that these features are way overdue.

3. Valdomero

Posts: 683; Member since: Nov 13, 2012

I don't know either, I really like BBM but 99% of my contacts use Whatsapp as their main chat app. I wish BBM becomes popular in my country :(

4. KingSam

Posts: 1453; Member since: Mar 13, 2016

Its the simplicity that mad WhatsApp take off. Simple and worked with phone numbers instead of Pins and Emil. Everyone has a phone number.

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