WhatsApp messages now be deleted within seven minutes

One of the world’s most popular messaging app WHATSAPP has finally added a feature that will allow users to delete messages in a chat within few minutes or to be precise within seven minutes of sending it.

This means that you got to be quick to do so if you have a change of heart.


The new option will allow users to “delete messages for everyone” in a chat.

The Company further announced in its blog post that “All messages successfully delete for everyone will be replaced with “This message was deleted” in your recipients’ chats (*). Similarly, if you see “This message was deleted” in a chat, it means that the sender deleted their message for everyone,”

They said that in order to be able to delete a message, users will be required to have the latest version of WhatsApp installed on their devices:-iPhone or Android device. This means that both sender and recipient will have to have the latest version installed.

Finally whatsapp cautions users that their friends may still read your message before its deleted, nevertheless this option is a huge bonus to the messaging services

This is How to delete a WhatsApp message:
1. Open WhatsApp and go to the chat containing the message you wish to delete.
2. Tap and hold the message. Optionally, tap more messages to delete multiple messages at once.
3. Tap Delete at the top of the screen > Delete for everyone.

And you are DONE

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