Social network giants Whatsapp has a rolled out the latest Whatsapp feature known as the “Delete for everyone” for its Android, iOS, and Windows users.
The amazing feature which was anticipated for a long time now, allows its users delete sent messages and media within seven minutes of its delivery.For the latest Whatsapp feature to work, both the sender and the recipient must have the latest version of the Whatsapp app.
This feature can be found very useful when it comes to messages containing a mistake that was accidentally sent, or messages meant for someone else.Both parties(recipient and sender) gets a notification when messages are successfully deleted.However, no notification will be sent if deleting a message for everyone was unsuccessful.This latest new Whatsapp feature works for individuals as well as group chats.
To delete a message for everyone in the group all you have to do is to tap and hold the message that you want to delete.The next step is to choose Delete from the menu.This latest Whatsapp feature allows you select multiple messages to delete for everyone as well.Once the message is being deleted you will get a notification immediately that reads “You deleted this message.”The recipient also gets a notification that reads “This message was deleted.”
Once you successfully delete a message, the message will be replaced with “This message was deleted.”Similarly, if you see this kind of message in your charts it means the sender deleted the message for everyone.
How does latest Whatsapp feature work for iOS users
For iPhone users to make use of this feature they first have to send the message to a contact, select it, then go on to click the delete bin at the bottom left of the screen.By clicking the delete bin option the delete for me, cancel and delete for everyone options pops out.
This latest new Whatsapp feature also works in a similar manner for both Windows phone and desktop users.