WhatsApp is testing disappearing messages after 90 days

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As of now, users can set only their chats to disappear after seven days. — Reuters pic
As of now, users can set only their chats to disappear after seven days. — Reuters pic

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 20 — There have been several new updates rolled out by WhatsApp in the last few months. Users most recently were also able to send self-destructing “View-Once“ media, and were also able to send disappearing messages since last year. Now, WhatsApp is testing the option to have messages disappear after 90 days.

WhatsApp is testing the option to have messages disappear after 90 days. — SoyaCincau pic
WhatsApp is testing the option to have messages disappear after 90 days. — SoyaCincau pic

As of now, users can set only their chats to disappear after seven days. WABetaInfo also reported much earlier that WhatsApp was working to add a 24-hour option for disappearing messages, so this option will also appear when the feature is ready for end-users.

It is also working to let users backup their chat backups to the cloud with end-to-end encryption. — SoyaCincau pic
It is also working to let users backup their chat backups to the cloud with end-to-end encryption. — SoyaCincau pic

WhatsApp is also testing a multi-device sync that will allow you to send messages even when your phone is switched off. It is also working to let users backup their chat backups to the cloud with end-to-end encryption.

Users with devices running Android 10 and newer will be able to migrate their chat history to iOS devices in the coming weeks. — SoyaCincau pic
Users with devices running Android 10 and newer will be able to migrate their chat history to iOS devices in the coming weeks. — SoyaCincau pic

The instant messaging platform had also recently rolled out a new feature to allow seamless chat migration between Android and iOS. It is already enabled for iOS devices, and the newly launched Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Z Flip 3 will be the first Android devices to be able to import chats and other media from them. Inversely, users with devices running Android 10 and newer will be able to migrate their chat history to iOS devices in the coming weeks. — SoyaCincau

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