Right after Whatsapp released its new feature where you could delete a message that has been sent accidentally to someone else- people seemed thrilled by this. However, this happiness might not last long, as there is this one trick which allows you to read deleted WhatsApp messages. It could be done on an Android smartphones, as well. If you want to know how to read deleted Whatsapp messages, you need to follow these steps:
How to read deleted WhatsApp messages
How to read a deleted whatsapp message someone sent you:
- Go to your homescreen on your android device
- Tap and hold onto any free space of the screen
- Tap on widget> settings widget
- After that- tap and hold on the setting widget- place it anywhere in the screen. You’d see a list of options available.
- Go down and choose ‘notification log.’
Tapping on the setting icon would allow you to read all the notifications from the past, including the deleted whatsapp messages. However, there is an another way in order to find out how to read deleted WhatsApp messages that is through an app called Notification History. You could download it from Google play store.
How to read deleted whatsapp messages on android
However, there’s a twist in the story! Prior you start worrying over the fact that people could read your deleted messages, you need to know that there are some certain restrictions, as well. Though the messages that have caused a notification on the android device, that may have been seen or contacted with, could be recovered. In addition to that, the process has a limitation of only 100 characters to be seen of the deleted message.
This feature is, however, only available for the android users that are currently running under 7.0 or above OS, so if you’re wondering- how to read deleted whatsapp messages on iphone- am afraid, there isn’t any way, yet. Furthermore, the users could only recover texts, which means you cannot retrieve any media files whatsoever.
This isn’t the first time that the stories of retrieving deleted messages of whatsapp have appeared. IOS expert Jonathan Zdziarzski, has claimed last year that Whatsapp saved chat logs regardless of the chats being deleted or archived.
Whatsapp has introduced 5 new features in this year’s May. Earlier this year, Mark Zuckerberg has announced 5 whatsapp new feature that comprises whatsapp group video call, restricted chats for non-admins, report request and much more.