The “View Once” function for desktop users of WhatsApp is being brought back. Last year, they briefly deleted the “View Once” option from the Web version after hearing from users and addressing their complaints.
Similar to Snapchat, WhatsApp users can share short-lived media that won’t be saved to the recipient’s gallery by using the “view once” option. This function is especially useful when transferring sensitive or confidential material because it ensures that the media can only be seen temporarily and cannot be permanently stored on the recipient’s device.
How to Use WhatsApp View Once Photos on a Web App?
Step 1: Sign in
First, use the desktop or online application to log into your WhatsApp account.
Step 2: Choose a contact to communicate with Start a discussion with any of your contacts that you would like to talk with.
Step 3: Send the picture or the video.
When you wish to add a caption to an image or video, look for the “1” symbol in the UI.
In related news, Android WhatsApp backups will continue to function starting in December, provided that users have accessible cloud storage space on their Google accounts. In order to continue backups, a user must make space on Google Drive if their storage limit is reached. Notably, you may activate the app’s “Disappearing Messages” feature if you don’t want your chats to use data.