Things you should know about disappearing messages
One can forward or take a screenshot of the disappearing message and save it before it disappears
One can also take a picture using another smartphone or camera.
One can also copy the content of disappearing messages and save them in a document
Media sent with disappearing messages option turned on will get deleted from the chat after seven days
A quoted message might remain in chat even after seven days.
If a disappearing message is forwarded to another chat or group
How to enable and disable disappearing messages in Android, iOS and web
- Open WhatsApp and head to any chat window
- Tap on contact’s name
- Then, tap on disappearing messages option
Tap Continue, if prompted
Now, select On to turn on disappearing messages for that particular chat.
- Head back to the chat window and you will find a new disappearing messages logo on the profile picture.
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