LAGOS, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- WhatsApp is reportedly working on an edit feature for a future iOS beta version for the application.
The update states new alert is being tested on iOS 22.214.171.124 beta version and this has been a long-anticipated feature on iOS
WhatsApp has long been working on an edit message feature for all versions of its application.
Similar to deleted messages, an edited message will appear with an ‘edited’ label, visible to all participants in a chat.
According to reports last year, work on this particular feature has been under development by the Meta-owned social media platform.
Reports have suggested the feature being developed for both Android and iOS-run iPhone users.
Another report implies that the edit message feature is closer to seeing the light of day on iOS than ever before.
It states that the WhatsApp for iOS 126.96.36.199 beta version on TestFlight app now shows a dedicated alert for edited messages.
A preview from the update cited in the report shows a dedicated alert that prompts all participants in a chat that a message has been edited.
Likely, the company will roll out the feature once all versions of WhatsApp that are incompatible with this feature have expired, and people will have to upgrade to the most recent edition of the app that can edit messages and receive edited messages.