WhatsApp for Android has added some new options and bug fixes in its newest updates. Earlier, it fastened a timestamp subject discovered within the WhatsApp beta model 2.18.109. Now, the messaging app has launched a brand new characteristic that lets customers obtain deleted media information. Beforehand, when customers deleted particular information despatched over WhatsApp by going to the precise folder on the smartphone, they weren’t capable of obtain it anymore. However now the Fb-owned messaging app allows you to obtain such information as effectively. Individually, a WhatsApp beta for Android replace (v2.18.111) reportedly added the vCard indexing characteristic.
As per a WABetaInfo report, WhatsApp now permits customers to obtain deleted media, reminiscent of pictures, movies, GIFs, voice messages, and paperwork, from its servers once more. The report mentioned that the characteristic was launched in WhatsApp’s current updates between model 2.18.106 and a couple of.18.110. Devices 360 has been capable of confirm the brand new characteristic is presently accessible within the WhatsApp model 2.18.113 on Android. Nevertheless, the app doesn’t appear to allow us to obtain media information which are too previous, as an alternative, asking us to ship a request to the sender to ship the media once more.
Curiously, the brand new WhatsApp characteristic additionally implies that the app shops customers’ media on its servers even after the information have been downloaded, the report mentioned. Earlier, WhatsApp saved ‘undownloaded’ media information for 30 days and when a person downloaded them, the app used to delete it from the server. Nevertheless, now, WhatsApp doesn’t appear to delete the info from the server and that allows customers to obtain it once more if it was by accident deleted.
It’s price noting that when you delete a media file from the folder in your smartphone, it’s essential have the message the place the sender despatched you the precise file, so as to have the ability to obtain it once more.
This info comes amid criticism over knowledge abuse by Fb. Nevertheless, WhatsApp had just lately knowledgeable its customers that their knowledge and communications are secured with end-to-end encryption and no one in between can learn messages and hearken to calls – not even WhatsApp itself.
Attending to the vCard indexing characteristic noticed in WhatsApp beta (v2.18.111) for Android, now, if an unknown person sends you a message, and somebody has already despatched you a contact card (vCard) for this unknown sender earlier, you’ll obtain an alert within the unknown person’s chat asking if you wish to view the unique vCard to be able to put it aside. You may discard it, when you’d choose. We weren’t capable of spot the characteristic, although WABetaInfo reported its existence.