WhatsApp Messages Will Disappear After 7 Days

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WhatsApp messages will disappear after 7 days from your chat history. After a recent announcement from Facebook, reached 100 billion messages sent in a single day.

The disappearning WhatsApp messags feature is being rolled out worldwide for both Android and iOS users starting today (November 5 , 2020), WhatsApp said. While it’s starting with a 7 day lifespan, it is already looking at playing around with the time limits.

The disappearing WhatsApp messages feature is being rolled out worldwide for both Android and iOS users starting today (November 5 , 2020), WhatsApp said. While it’s starting with a 7 day lifespan, it is already looking at playing around with the time limits.

The countdown will start once the message is sent and event if the recipient read the message or not. When a user reply to a message, the initial message is quoted. If WhatsApp user replies to a disappearing message, the quoted text might remain in the chat history after seven days.

The disappearing messages seems to have started since 2015 on Messenger, earlier this year on Instagram, and finally rolled out to WhatsApp users.

Enable disappearing WhatsApp messages for Android & iOS

A WhatsApp user can enable disappearing messages in an individual chat. Once enabled, messages in the chat will disappear after seven days.

  1. Open desired WhatsApp chat.
  2. Tap on contact name
  3. Tap on Disappearing message, and turn it on.

Enable disappearing WhatsApp messages for kaiOS

  1. Open desired WhatsApp chat.
  2. Press Options > View Contact > OK
  3. Select Disappearing Messages > EDIT.
  4. Select On > OK.
Awad Abdelgayoum
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