WhatsApp has added one other useful characteristic replace, with customers now capable of edit sent messages in the app for a interval after hitting ‘Ship’.
As you’ll be able to see on this instance, you’ll now have the ability to replace any despatched message, inside quarter-hour of submitting it, which is able to assist to handle small errors inside your DMs.
As per WhatsApp:
“From correcting a easy misspelling to including further context to a message, we’re excited to deliver you extra management over your chats. All it is advisable do is long-press on a despatched message and select ‘Edit’ from the menu for as much as fifteen minutes after.”
Edited messages will present an ‘edited’ marker alongside them, so readers are conscious of any corrections, although you gained’t have an edit historical past – so that you gained’t have the ability to see what was edited, particularly, in every remark.
It’s a useful replace, which is able to assist with these notably annoying auto-correct points, when the context of your message may be misconstrued based mostly on submitting the unsuitable phrase since you’re typing shortly. And the 15-minute window is an efficient period of time to catch any adjustments – although you’ll be able to at all times nonetheless clarify mis-types in a later follow-up if wanted.
WhatsApp’s new modifying replace is being rolled out to customers globally from at the moment, and will likely be accessible to everybody ‘within the coming weeks’.