WhatsApp is the most using social media platform these days. It is a cloud-based, cross-platform instant messaging software or application where users can freely do voice & video calls, send images, GIFs, stickers, chats with individuals and group members. WhatsApp has several features, but it’s one of the best features is enable disappearing messages on WhatsApp. Yes!! You have heard right WhatsApp has rolled out a new facility. Users can already send disappearing messages in it, which includes text messages, photos, and videos. So in this blog, you’ll see the best approach to send disappearing photos and videos on WhatsApp.
The disappearing photos in WhatsApp work like Instagram’s vanish mode, letting you send self-destructing photos and videos through DM. The best quality about this feature is WhatsApp messages disappearing automatically. When you send any disappearing media to your contact person, it’ll automatically delete once they open it. And you can’t open it and see it again. That message content will no longer be visible in their inbox. WhatsApp has launched the disappearing photos feature for both iOS and Android users.
How to Send Disappearing Photos & Videos On WhatsApp
You must follow the below steps to send disappearing photos & videos on WhatsApp are as follow: –
Step1. If you’re using the latest version of WhatsApp, you should update it to the newest version.
Step2. Now open WhatsApp on your device.
Step3. Open a WhatsApp chat, pick an image or video from the media picker UI, tap on the paperclip icon, and select one from your Gallery. Don’t hit send yet.
Step4. Now you’ll see a new icon has appeared in the text field just to the left of the Send button: a circle with a 1 m in the middle. Tap this icon.
Step5. After clicking on the icon, a pop-up will show “Photoset to view once.”
Step6. If you’re using it the first time, you’ll get a pop-up informing you that the media will remove it from the conversation after the recipient has opened and viewed it once. Once read the pop-up, hit the OK button.
Step7. Please tap on the Send button, and a message will appear in the conversation thread that shows the View Once icon and confirms that a photo or video has sent, but you’re unable to see the media itself.
After the media has viewed the message will change from ‘Photo’ or ‘Video’ to ‘Opened.’ And the ‘1’ will disappear.
That’s it! Thank You! I hope this article may help find the best way to turn on disappearing messages in WhatsApp. This new feature is available for both Android and iPhone users. The disappearing message feature is very useful and similar to Instagram’s vanish mode. WhatsApp disappearing messages are not showing once it opens by the recipient.