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WhatsApp update will allow you to search messages by date

WhatsApp update will allow you to search messages by date

The feature being tested in the beta version of WhatsApp for iOS allows users to search for a message by date, as well as by the words it contains. (WhatsApp)

The updates of the beta versions of WhatsApp for iOS and Android devices They present different functionalities that the application tests before making them public for users and, this time, it is working on the development of a function that will allow search messages by their date sent.

According to the WABetaInfo website, the function that allows users to search for a message by date, in addition to doing it by the words it contains, was in development within the application for more than two years, but it did not become part of the application. future global version updates.

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However, this feature was included again in the 22.0.19.73 update of the beta version of WhatsApp for iOS devices and the intention of the application development team would be to publicly release this feature to users in the future. update of the app.

WhatsApp (WABetaInfo)
WhatsApp (WABetaInfo)

In the new WhatsApp beta you can see a calendar icon in the upper right corner of the smartphone keyboard when searching the message, so that by clicking on it, the user can select a specific date and find the desired message corresponding to that day.

Although the return of the functionality to the beta version of the application is an indicator that it is possible that it could be released in the global version of WhatsApp, it is not yet known if this feature will be available only for iOS devices or will be Also present on Android.

Other features tested for conversations

In addition, WhatsApp is working on another update, this time aimed at devices that have the Android operating systemwhich will make it possible for users to save temporary messages in a section called “saved messages”, a different section from the featured messages that is currently available to all users.

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This functionality, which is present in a beta version of the application, has been available since May of this year and is intended to allow the permanence of temporary messages in case the user wishes to have access to them through that special section. .

Temporary WhatsApp messages are automatically deleted from conversations after a set period of time, which can be 24 hours, 7 days or 90 days.  (WhatsApp)
Temporary WhatsApp messages are automatically deleted from conversations after a set period of time, which can be 24 hours, 7 days or 90 days. (WhatsApp)

To save a message, you will have to have the consent of the other people included in the conversation, whether in a chat group or a personal conversation, and the stored texts can be deleted from that section.

Although this feature has other complementary functionality and that is available in the 2.22.20.3 update. of the beta version of the WhatsApp application. This has the ability to limit temporary messages that have the possibility of being saved.

Once a message has been removed from the “saved” section, no other user in the conversation has the ability to save it again and the text’s expiration time is resumed so that it can be permanently removed from the chat on which the participants meet.

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WhatsApp (WABetaInfo)
WhatsApp (WABetaInfo)

In the event that a person decides to re-save a message that was deleted from the saved section, an alert will be displayed on the screen indicating that this action is not allowed.

The message that appears, at least in the beta version of WhatsApp for Android en: “The author of this message has stopped saving it, so no one else can save it again in this conversation”

It is also unknown if this functionality will be available in the next global update for the WhatsApp app, if it will come to Android or iOS devices at the same time, or if it will still be in the development stage.

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