According to reports, WhatsApp for Android is testing the timer setting for its disappearing message function. The instant messaging app owned by Facebook is currently using disappearing mode, and according to a new report, it is working to allow Android users to set a different time for their temporary messages in their privacy. According to reports, the latest update was discovered on the WhatsApp beta version of Android 2.21.19.7. The company has not officially announced when it intends to enable the timer function for all Android and iOS users.

According to WhatsApp feature tracker WABetaInfo, these changes were discovered on WhatsApp’s Android beta version 2.21.19.7.According to the shared screenshot, the default disappearing message timer can be found in Disappeared message Part of the application privacy settings. Users can set the time limit for disappearing messages—— 90 days, 7 days, or 24 hours. There is a Leave The same is true for the option, in case the user does not use the temporary message function. When the timer is enabled, WhatsApp chats will be automatically deleted after the selected duration.

The latest feature to be launched will be provided as an extension of the existing disappearing message feature, which allows users to delete selected personal and group chat messages after a preset 7 days.

WhatsApp will regularly introduce new features and updates to provide a better user experience. A recent report indicated that WhatsApp is testing voice message transcription for iOS users. Over time, new features may cover both Android and iPhone users. Currently, WhatsApp does not provide transcription of voice messages. There are third-party apps on iOS and Android that say they can transcribe the messages you receive.

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Earlier this year, the app introduced new animations for voice messages on iOS. According to the read receipt settings, WhatsApp can disable the receipt of voice messages. This update is provided with WhatsApp version 2.21.40 and brings some minor adjustments.


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