WhatsApp is launching a brand new ‘view once’ function for photographs and videos on Android right this moment, introduced WABetainfo.
A couple of days in the past, an announcement was made concerning the new ‘view once’ function additionally known as expiring media. The function permits you to send images and videos that can solely be seen as soon as.
The function is already used on Instagram, however is now being purchased to WhatsApp. It additionally permits users to confirm if media is seen by the recipient.
WhatsApp beta for Android 18.104.22.168 is marked because the suitable model for this function for now. The activation for iOS beta testers shall be launched later.
To verify the provision of the function in your WhatsApp, verify if the choice view as soon as is seen whereas sharing media. The view as soon as function may also work if media is distributed to users who shouldn’t have the function enabled but.
Users receives notifications for when the media has been seen by the recipient. Once the media has been seen by all, it disappears from the chat. This permits users to avoid wasting up more room.
The function additionally permits you to select should you can see when the recipients open your media. To use this function, disable the learn receipts possibility. It will, nevertheless, nonetheless enable recipients to see should you opened the picture or video.
Media can be despatched on WhatsApp teams utilizing the brand new view as soon as function however the possibility learn recipients doesn’t work for teams. Information about seen standing can be present in Message Info.
Users using the function have to be cautious because the expiring media could also be saved by taking screenshots and display screen recording. Users are suggested that blocked contacts are capable of view images and videos should you share a standard group with them.