Fresh reports have suggested that WhatsApp is now looking at options to increase the message deletion limits to a week.
The Meta-owned WhatsApp messenger application which is used widely across the globe is reportedly developing features that will allow you to delete the older sent messages to 7 days and 8 minutes. At the moment, the app allows 1 hour, 8 minutes, and 16 seconds time limit to delete the already sent message to everyone.
“It will be possible to delete messages for everyone older than 1 hour, 8 minutes, 16 seconds at a later date. In particular, we can confirm that WhatsApp is now planning to change the time limit to 7 days and 8 minutes in a future update,” WABetaInfo reported, adding that the feature could first roll out for Android users followed by iOS users. The outlet spotted the change on WhatsApp Desktop beta version 2.2147.4. The beta update suggests that WhatsApp to bring changes to the message deletion feature.
“The feature is still under development, so their plans about this option may change again and again before the official release or a new announcement from their social accounts,” added WABetaInfo.
Apart from this new feature that is on the charts, WhatsApp is also looking at options to customize the speed of audio messages as well, and flag problematic messages.