A new feature was released a few months ago It allows you to edit messages sent by WhatsApp application after 15 minutes. Although this feature was limited to text messages, this feature has received an update and WhatsApp finally allows you to edit captions of photos, videos, GIFs and documents. Want to start taking advantage of this functionality? Read on as I tell you all the details in this article.
WhatsApp has been updated and now it finally lets you edit the captions of photos and videos
According to specialized media WABetaInfoThe social networking company is already widely introducing a feature that allows editing the description of media content in the App Store and TestFlight apps, and in recent updates to WhatsApp for iOS from the Google Play Store and WhatsApp for Android from the Google Play Store. Sent. That’s right, thanks to this functionality, editing the multimedia title is finally possible, and it’s already available to some users.
To use this feature, the steps to follow are the same as how you edited the text, select it and click Edit. If you are not familiar with this function, let’s see how to do it step by step:
- Make sure the latest WhatsApp update is downloaded and installed.
- Open the WhatsApp app.
- Send multimedia content with description in an individual or group chat.
- Select the message that appears “Edit”.
- Enter the new text or edits you want to make.
- Click on the confirmation icon when you are done.
- If done correctly, the header will appear with the edited label.
The following screenshots show how editing a multimedia content caption works. As you can see, it’s a simple process, if the option to edit doesn’t appear, refresh the WhatsApp app, if it still doesn’t appear, you’ll have to wait for the next few days.
As with texts, this functionality gives users up to 15 minutes to edit the caption of multimedia content after sending it, so you can correct any errors, change the message or add additional information. It’s also important to remember that whenever you edit, it will be marked with an “edited” label, this way the recipient can see that the message has been edited, but not previous versions. As always, any media files and changes you make while editing text are protected by end-to-end encryption.
In my opinion, this is an important function because it allows correction from simple typos to adding more context to a message. When this happens, the message is usually deleted and can now be edited. You already know what this function is, it’s time to take advantage of it!
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