WhatsApp Will Soon Let You Revoke, Edit Sent Messages

WhatsApp, has a couple of interesting features in the works, according to unconfirmed leaked images. It will soon let you edit outgoing messages and even pull them back altogether from your recipients’ phones.


Apart from edit option, WhatsApp for iPhone users will also get a revoke option which will mean that the sent message never existed. However, this probably will work only in the case if the recipient hasn’t seen the message from the sender. Currently, WhatsApp lets users delete messages on the device level and the deleted messages remain visible to the recipient. The upcoming feature to edit or revoke sent message will work by long pressing a sent message. Unfortunately, there is no word when the new feature will be available to WhatsApp for Android beta users. The news was first reported by @WABetaInfo that tracks beta releases of the app and it also tweeted an image showing the upcoming feature.

With the new WhatsApp video streaming, users were able to play videos right away without waiting for it to download first. Another feature available to users out of WhatsApp beta was the animated GIF image support. In WhatsApp, users can now send GIF via the attach file button which will open the Gallery on the device, and users can find the right GIF image to be shared.