A new feature of WhatsApp, that is under development, will allow users to visualize through a icon located in a conversation the messages temporary whatand they were saved.
The new beta version update for smartphones with the system Android will allow the “saved” state to be visible to users users and maintain control over the texts which are conserved.
According to publications of the Web pagethe temporary messages of WhatsApp can be saved in future updates of the application and other people who are part of a conversation that uses temporary messages, whether personal or group, will be able to keep text messages in the section of saved beyond the time allotted for deletion.
The messages will remain in the conversation in a separate section called “saved messages” which can be accessed from the conversation details section by clicking on the name of the Contact or group in which you are speaking. Any member will be able to see and choose which messages to stop saving.
The new icon It would only be a visual identifier for users to remember which messages were saved and differentiate them from those that will disappear once their period of stay in the account expires. conversation.
In addition to working on these news around the new temporary messages feature in the application of WhatsApp, Goal is also developing a security function that prevents a saved message that was deleted from the special section from being kept again by other people within the chat without the consent of the original author.
In this way it was allowed that some temporary messages are kept saved and available to be read again, although the decision to keep them must be consented to by the participants and any of them, be they from groups of conversations either chat you can decide whether to stop saving these messages.
In the event that a person decides to re-save a message that was removed from the saves section, an alert will be displayed on the screen indicating that this action is not allowed. “The author of this message has stopped saving it, so no one else can save it again in this conversation.”
The temporary messages are defined by WhatsApp like one of the new security features within the application and it is stated that even the photos and videos that are sent through conversations of this type are not stored within the files and the internal memory of the smartphones.
It is not yet known when the complementary functions to the temporary messages within the chats of WhatsApp. At the moment it is being tested on devices of Androidso before its launch it will be necessary to incorporate it into the system iOS.
In the same way, many of the functions that the platform of messages from Goal They are also being incorporated into the desktop version available for the devices of windowsalthough the advent of this feature to preserve the content of the conversations could take even longer specifically for this new version of the application.