New WhatsApp hack lets you recover DELETED texts – but there's a catch | The Sun

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WHATSAPP is rolling out a clever upgrade that lets you recover deleted texts.

The genius system means you can instantly recover a text that you regretted deleting.

It's a handy trick that could save you from a simple mistake.

The feature was uncovered by the tech sleuths at WABetaInfo.

They mined the beta test version of WhatsApp to locate the new trick.

"A snackbar shows up when an attempt to delete a message for you is detected," WABetaInfo explained.

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"In this case, you have a few seconds to recover the message if you previously wanted to delete it for everyone."

The catch is that this feature is currently only rolling out to the beta version of WhatsApp.

That means you'll need to follow our guide below to get it.

If you're waiting for the general release of the feature on WhatsApp, it may take weeks or even months.

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And there's every chance WhatsApp could scrap the feature before it ever rolls out properly.

In any case, check out our guide to some of the other new WhatsApp features coming soon.

And follow our guide below to join the WhatsApp beta.

How to join WhatsApp beta

To download WhatsApp beta for your smartphone you need to go to Google Play on your Android and search for WhatsApp.

Scroll down the page until you see "Become a Beta Tester".

Tap the "I'm In" button and then click "Join" to confirm.

Now all you have to do is wait for the update to the beta version of the app.

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Joining the WhatsApp beta on iPhone is more difficult, and has limited capacity.

Follow Apple’s guide here.

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