Whatsapp is launching awesome new features, know about them

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In addition, if you quote a disappearing message in the chat, the quoted text will remain in the chat after seven days, which contradicts the objective.

There are certain details you need to know before you start using the disappearing messages feature on WhatsApp.

As per the information provided on the support page, enabling the settings will not affect the messages previously sent or received in chat. "However, the preview of the message might still be displayed in notifications until WhatsApp is opened", the Facebook-owned company said. Instead, all messages will disappear automatically after seven days, both in private conversations and in group chats. Another intriguing thing about this component is that while in an individual visit, either client can turn vanishing messages on or off, in any case, in a gathering talk, just gathering administrators can turn vanishing messages on or off. WhatsApp calls them "disappearing messages", obviously in an attempt to avoid the naming used by Telegram. Still, this feature on WhatsApp looks like it will work across the board when it launches. If they reply to a disappearing message, the quoted text might remain in the chat after seven days. It is letting users make their messages disappear from chats after seven days. Last month, we learned that the Disappearing Messages feature would also work with media files, allowing users to share disappearing images, videos, and GIFs on the messenger. WhatsApp will also not prevent users from copying and saving the content from the disappearing messages. However, lost messages are deleted when restoring from the backup. Right now, multimedia files are automatically downloaded in WhatsApp, and many times the data becomes more expensive.

You can turn auto-download off in WhatsApp Settings Data and Storage Usage.

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Forward or take a screenshot of a disappearing message and save it before it disappears.

The WhatsApp FAQ page also has a precautionary note which advises users to use disappearing messages with trusted individuals.

First and foremost, if self-destructing messages sound familiar to you, it's because other applications, including WhatsApp-rival Telegram, have had it for a long time.

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