Message editing feature now available on WhatsApp

WhatsApp has added a new feature that allows users to edit sent messages. This new feature was announced in a statement by WhatsApp’s Blog on Monday, May 22, 2023. 

WhatsApp is a free messaging and video calling Application (App) with over two billion people spread across 180 countries.

The Meta-owned messaging platform on Tuesday revealed that its users can now edit sent messages within the first 15 minutes.

“When you make a mistake or simply change your mind, you can now edit your sent messages. From correcting a simple misspelling to adding extra content to a message, we’re excited to bring you more control over your chats,” part of the statement reads.

To enjoy this new feature, WhatsApp users can open a chat, long press on a sent message and choose ‘edit’ from the menu within 15 minutes of sending the message. 

The edited message will display “edited” to let the receiver know a correction was made without showing the edit history. 

Message editing feature now available on WhatsApp
Images showing the new feature. 

According to the messaging App, this feature has started rolling out globally and will be available to users in the coming weeks.

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