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To enable the features, WhatsApp can easily send a server-side command which would enable them.
Unfortunately, this feature has also been disabled in the latest beta but it may make its way into the public release eventually.
After recalling a message, the intended recipient will see a “message recalled” notification instead of the original message.
The twitter account @WABetainfo looks at the latest betas for WhatsApp and analyzes the APK for features which are currently in testing.
According to the twitter account, these features aren’t enabled in the latest beta; however, they are both tucked away into the code which means that these could see release soon.
iOS WhatsApp users: Have you updated your apps yet?
Tim Hardwick of MacRumors shared the screenshot below of the old (left) and new (right) storage usage screens.
Redesigned storage usage screen lets you manage your phone’s storage space by clearing certain message types, like videos, from specific chats (Settings–Data and Storage Usage–Storage Usage).
The most recent update to WhatsApp’s iOS application brings with it the ability to queue messages for sending while offline.
The ability to queue messages while offline for sending while online has already been a part of WhatsApp’s Android app for several months.
WhatsApp 2.17.1 Ups Bulk Media Message Limit, Adds Offline Message Queueing and Storage Management
The storage screen options can be accessed by going to Settings -> Data and Storage Usage -> Storage Usage and tapping “Clear chat“.Lastly, the v2.17.1 update enables users to send up to 30 photos or videos at once.
WhatsApp is a free download on the App Store for iPhone.
Multiple messages can be queued up in the offline mode, so users are free to carry on their side of a conversation until connection resumes.Elsewhere, WhatsApp developers have redesigned the storage usage screen, which now lets users manage their phone’s storage space by deleting selected message types, such as videos, from specific chat threads.
The old storage screen (left); with new management options (right)WhatsApp for iOS received an update today, bringing some additional improvements to the messaging platform.For the first time, users can now tap “send” on messages when they don’t have a connection, and the messages will be sent when a data connection is re-established.
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