A POPULAR TikTok video has highlighted a trick that lets you delete old WhatsApp messages for everyone.
Fans of the app will know that you only get a short amount of time to delete a message for everyone in a chat before it has to stay permanently.
A TikToker claims she can bypass WhatsApp’s time limit on the ‘Delete For Everyone’ featureCredit: TikTok / @trphotographer
TikToker @trphotographer demonstrates the WhatsApp trick on her iPhone in a popular short clip.
The trick has also been described in other videos on TikTok.
The TikToker states: “Do you want to delete a message on WhatsApp for everyone but you only can delete for yourself? I’ll teach you how.”
She starts by exiting WhatsApp and putting her phone on Airplane Mode.
Then, she heads to her iPhone Settings.
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She clicks on General and then Date and Time.
You need to set the time and date of your phone to sometime before the message you want to delete was sent.
Then, head back to WhatsApp, click on the message and you should see the “Delete for Everyone” option.
Delete it before you take Airplane Mode off your phone.
Make sure to reset your time and date once you’re done.
Some people have praised the trick in the TikTok video comments while others have said that it didn’t work for them or on an Android device.
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