WhatsApp rolls out new update for iOS users, brings larger image and video previews. It also gives members of a group chat control over disappearing messages, earlier this feature was restricted only to the admins of a group chat.
With WhatsApp version 2.21.71, the new features are available in app store, iOS users can download the latest update to experience new features. Shortly after WhatsApp started rolling out the beta users, the new update was introduced. In the beta version, WhatsApp allowed group members to turn on/off disappearing messages, which is now available to all users.
WhatsApp’s disappearing messages feature was launched last launched last year in November. Only admins of a group chat had the right to turn the feature on or off. Once the feature is turned on, the messages sent to the chat will automatically disappear after seven days. With this new update, not only admins but all the members will have the control over disappearing messages. The new feature can be used under ‘Edit group info’ in the group chat settings.
Whereas the other feature will now show larger image and video previews in chat. This feature will let iOS users to see photos and videos properly without having to enlarge it, since the current preview window is pretty small but this update should fix it.