According to reports, WhatsApp is exploring a new undo feature for deleted messages. When consumers select the ‘Delete for Me’ option instead of ‘Delete for Everyone,’ this new update is meant to come in helpful. It’s rumored to be in progress and not yet ready for Android beta testers.
Additionally, the Meta-owned messaging platform may soon acquire a security feature called double verification.
A new splash screen for Android 12 is believed to be included in recent beta releases, as well as functionality for sharing up to a 2GB document.
WABetaInfo, WhatsApp beta tracker, explains that if a user deletes a message by using ‘Delete for Me’ option, a new pop-up bar will display at the bottom of the screen for a few seconds.
The ‘Undo’ button is believed to be included in this pop-up bar, allowing users to bring back the deleted message. Users would then be able to choose ‘Delete for Everyone’ if that was their original intent.
This new ‘Undo’ option was noticed in WhatsApp’s Android beta version 220.127.116.11, although testers aren’t seeing it yet. This feature may be added to the iOS and PC versions of the app in the near future.
In related news, WhatsApp may acquire a double verification function in the near future. When users try to register the app on a separate device, this security feature is stated to prompt them for a second 6-digit number. It is expected to protect users’ accounts from being hacked.
According to a recent rumor, WhatsApp for Android beta version 18.104.22.168 will now allow users to transfer files up to 2GB in size. It is said to be available to a small number of people. It is worthy to note that WhatsApp users can only transfer files up to 100MB in size without this update.
Another WhatsApp Android beta update is now available, with the version number 22.214.171.124. It’s reported to be focused at restoring the app start animation’s splash screen on Android 12, which employs the default SplashScreen API. This update is said to turn off the Android 12-generated splash screen, allowing the user to see the old launch animation.
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