WhatsApp now testing edit message feature, could launch soon

New Feature

New Feature

According to a report by WABetaInfo, WhatsApp is working on a new feature that might let users edit sent messages.

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WhatsApp recently added a new feature that lets users hide their online status.

In Progress

Developers seem to be constantly working on adding new features and improving existing ones.

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Recently, WhatsApp beta introduced a new feature that lets users sort messages by date and hide their online status.

How it works

While it is still unclear as to how the feature might work.


It is highly likely that WhatsApp will add an ‘edited’ label to the message, so the other person knows the message has been edited.

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Rumour also has it that users might be able to edit messages for a certain time period.

Not available

WhatsApp beta for Android update, the edit message functionality is not available to beta right now.

Release soon

Unfortunately, there is no word on when the feature will make it to the stable version of WhatsApp.


So we might have to wait a while before it is available to everyone.