WhatsApp beta for Android 2.20.201.6: what’s new?

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WhatsApp has just submitted a new update through the Google Play Beta Program, bringing the version up to 2.20.201.6.
What’s new in this update? Discover all details below!

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Common questions Answers
Name of the feature? Expiring media
Status? Under development
Availability? In a future build
When? Unknown release date
I’ve the same version but I don’t see this news, why? It’s not available yet, but you can see here a preview of the feature, for a future build
Previous tracks? 2.20.201.1 Android beta
News about iOS? No news yet
EXPIRING MEDIA

In the previous article for WhatsApp beta for Android 2.20.201.1 we explained that WhatsApp was working on Expiring Media, a feature that allows to delete an image, video or GIF in the recipient’s phone, once he views the item.

We showed that, when the feature will be available for beta testers in a future build, there is a new button called View Once:

When the media is sent using this option, the recipient can view it just once:

When the user leaves the chat, there is now a bubble that says “View once photo expired”:

At the moment there isn’t a release date for the feature, because it’s under development. When there will be new details, I’m going to publish a new article.

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