Deleting media files from WhatsApp may sometime bother users and attempt to search tricks how to retrieve the images and videos. The Facebook-owned firm today has an answer to the issue, but it will require some more time beforing releasing the attribute on the public version of its program.
However, users may become part of its testing programme and revel in re-downloading deleted photographs and clips.
Users have to register themselves to become part of its own beta testing for Android app. If the stage looks disturbing, opting out is easier also. Simply uninstall the testing version and obtain the public version of the program from Google Play Store.
Currently the downloaded media is stored in a different folder at # & users 8217; device and once deleted cannot be retrieved. In the upgraded program a download button is regarded as appearing on the deleted file to allow downloading these again, many times, however within the period of 3 months.
WhatsApp will probably be storing the media files onto its own database for 3 months and therefore users may re-download those within the period. Downlading will not be possible beyong a expiry date.
Meanwhile, security question could be raised if WhatsApp begins storing data of consumers on its host.
WhatsApp said as info is encrypted undamaged, the security question is not applicable.
The firm added it doesn’t snoop on the messages, but can distinguish between forms of media files
Release date of the brand new attribute on public version is not yet been disclosed.