WhatsApp warning for MILLIONS – your texts may soon vanish without a trace | The Sun

WHATSAPP is rolling out a feature that lets other users "unsend" YOUR texts.

The new trick means that messages you've sent could vanish from chats – even if you haven't deleted them.

It's tied in to the Delete For Everyone feature.

Normally the feature lets you "unsend" a message you've sent, recalling it from a conversation if you've made a mistake.

But WhatsApp has built a new version of this that lets the admins of group chats "unsend" any new text in a conversation.

It was spotted by the tech investigators at WABetaInfo who regularly mine the "beta test" version of WhatsApp to find the latest changes.

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If you run a group chat, you'll be able to hold down on a new message and press Delete For Everyone.

This will "unsend" the text in the group chat, so no one will be able to read it.

The only sign something has happened will be a small note that says a message was deleted.

The feature isn't available on the general release version of WhatsApp just yet.

But it's currently rolling out on the WhatsApp beta for both iOS and Android.

That means beta app users can try it out and test it before the full release.

Sadly it's unclear when everyone will be able to use the new feature.

It could take days, weeks or even months to land on WhatsApp proper.

If you want to try the latest WhatsApp features first, follow our guide on joining the beta below.

How to join WhatsApp beta

To download WhatsApp beta for your smartphone you need to go to Google Play on your Android and search for WhatsApp.

Scroll down the page until you see "Become a Beta Tester".

Tap the "I'm In" button and then click "Join" to confirm.

Now all you have to do is wait for the update to the beta version of the app.

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Joining the WhatsApp beta on iPhone is more difficult, and has limited capacity.

Follow Apple’s guide here.

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