WhatsApp is reportedly developing a feature that will allow users to edit their text messages. According to WAbetainfo, the feature is being tested as a future update for WhatsApp beta for Android, iOS, and desktop.
You’ll be able to edit text messages you’ve already sent in shortly. This is one of the most frequently requested features on Meta’s messaging platform. To correct typos in a sent message, users must currently add a checkmark or delete the entire message.
The edit button will be a more efficient way to correct your spelling mistakes.
When you long-press a sent message, a three-dot menu appears, with options such as copy, edit, or info. You can now edit and resend the text.
The test does not show whether there will be a time window and whether the receiver will be notified if a text has been edited with the option to view the unedited text (revision history), as Telegram does.
This feature will first be available to WhatsApp beta users on Android, iOS, and desktop devices.
Other characteristics WhatsApp is updating include, its temporary Status feature’s interface, working on providing a subscription option for WhatsApp Business users, and working on enabling companion Android devices with its multi-device function.
New features currently rolling out to users include emoji message reactions, customizable last seen controls, new increased file limit, and group video calls with more people included.