WhatsApp is likely one of the hottest messaging apps on the planet, largely due to its wealthy set of options. Nevertheless, up till now, a very attention-grabbing one has been lacking from the expertise. That’s, in fact, the power to ship self-destructing images and movies to different customers.
On August 3, 2021, WhatsApp introduced on its weblog that it was rolling out a new View Once feature that lets customers ship images and movies that disappear after being opened.
The much-desired function is a cool one, and it doesn’t take an excessive amount of effort to ship self-destructing messages to others utilizing WhatsApp.
If you happen to’re questioning the way to ship one in all these then simply comply with the steps beneath.
- Choose the contact you’d prefer to ship a View As soon as message to
- Faucet on the paperclip or digicam icon to ship a photograph or video.
- After taking or choosing a picture or video to ship, faucet on the “1” icon within the caption subject after which press the ship button such as you usually would.
In contrast to the standard approach of sending a picture utilizing WhatsApp, a “View As soon as” picture or video will solely present an icon as an alternative of a preview.
After you’ve considered a self-destructing WhatsApp picture it is going to be marked opened, and you’ll depart it in your display screen for so long as you need earlier than returning again to the chat. Nevertheless, when you do return, you received’t be capable of open it once more.
As WhatsApp warns, it’s nonetheless attainable for somebody to take a screenshot of your image. After testing it out, I’ve seen there is no such thing as a notification that goes again to the sender when somebody does take a screenshot of a self-destructing WhatsApp message. So, though the picture or video can solely be seen as soon as, you’ll nonetheless should be cautious about what you’re sending.
If the picture or video may be very delicate in nature, chances are you’ll wish to go for utilizing a distinct app. Snapchat, as an example, has methods of notifying you when somebody takes a screenshot or a message you despatched.
Both approach, relaxation assured understanding that WhatsApp messages are end-to-end encrypted, which means that nobody will be capable of see what you’ve despatched aside from the supposed recipient.