WhatsApp on Android Now Allows Users to Download Deleted Media

Pauline Obrien
April 16, 2018

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As per the report released by WABetaInfo, WhatsApp will again allow users to download all kinds of deleted media, such as videos, GIFs, voice messages, images, and documents, from its servers. The company has been introducing recently many features in its latest updates.

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However with this change, this means that WhatsApp stores your media files on its servers even after it has been downloaded. It is worth noting that if you delete a media file from your smartphone, you need to have the message where the sender sent you the specific file to be able to download it again.

The report also adds and states that they were able to successfully download images and videos received a couple of months back on the version 2.18.113. It has chose to store all the messages and multimedia content on its server even if it is downloaded by the user. The twitter user @FidatoCA first spotted this feature.

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