The massively popular chatting service provider, WhatsApp has introduced a disappearing message feature. The special thing about the message is that it lasts only for a certain amount of time and as the clock hits, the message automatically gets deleted itself.
The feature is available to WhatsApp users on iPhone, PC, Mac, and Android. We have come up with a step-by-step process that lets you enhance your privacy by using the disappearing message feature.
Step by Step Use of Disappearing Messages in WhatsApp
The disappearing message can last for 90 days, seven days, or one day. Follow the guide to make use of the disappearing message feature on your WhatsApp,
Step 1: Open your WhatsApp application on your computer or phone. Hit any of the people you were chatting with or having a conversation with.
Step 2: Click the name of the person at the very top whom you were chatting with.
Step 3: Scroll down a little and hit the disappearing message option
Step 4: Choose the length of time you wish the message to last for. It could be 24 hours, seven days, or 90 days
Step 5: Now tap the arrow available in the top-left corner
Finally, you have enabled the disappearing message option on your WhatsApp. Now any message sent to the person will be deleted at the prescribed time.
The WhatsApp disappearing message option gives control in your hand. It also improves privacy and gives you the freedom to connect in private.
The best thing about the feature is that the existing chat won’t be affected and you can always initiate a new chat after setting the feature on.
However, remember not all messages receive this feature. So, any time you want to disable the disappearing message function, you can easily do it.