WhatsApp’s latest update lets users send messages to themself

With the latest update, WhatsApp rolled out another new feature, which enables users to send messages to themself using WhatsApp just like the Telegram app.


Previously, users could only send messages to themselves by creating a WhatsApp group with only themselves and the feature only lets users choose themselves from the contacts list to start a new conversation. Therefore, users are now able to send messages, URLs, stickers, and other media to themselves.

You can send stickers, links, photos, videos, files, and record audio. But, as you may know, you can’t start an audio or video call with yourself.


WhatsApp’s latest update also brought “the ability to search for a message by date” and “control who can see when you’re online”

BGR shares the new features and how users can use them. WhatsApp now lets users search for messages by date. Here’s how users can use the feature: tap “Search” from contact or group info > on the calendar icon, and users can discover messages sent at a specific date thanks to a new date picker.

The app is rolling out a new feature, the ability to control who can see users online when they are using WhatsApp. Here’s how users can use the feature: in “Settings,” tap “Privacy,” and select “Last seen & Online” to change the information.”If you choose “No one,” even if you have WhatsApp for Desktop open, it won’t appear as if you’re online”.

WhatsApp is also rolling out the ability to drag and drop share images, videos, and documents from other apps such as Safari, Photos, and Files to the chat.

On Dec 2022, WhatsApp released the feature “Accidental Delete” on iOS and Android for users to undo the “Delete for Me” option. Previously, when trying to delete a message for everyone in a chat, if users “accidentally” choose the ‘Delete for Me’ option instead of “Delete for Everyone” there was no way for them to right that wrong, and the unwanted message stayed with the receiver. 

The new “Accidental Delete” feature allows users to undo the “Delete for Me” action within 5 seconds.

“Delete for Me”

We’ve all been there, but now you can UNDO when you accidentally delete a message for you that you meant to delete for everyone!

Users can update the app to the latest version on the App Store.

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