WhatsApp Caption Editing: WhatsApp is reportedly rolling out the functionality to edit captions sent with GIFs, images, videos, documents etc in chats. In the screengrab shared by WABetaInfo, the edit option is present below the copy button in the list on iPhones. On Android, the interface is similar to the message edit option. In another set of updates, the company is rolling out a new UI within app settings on iOS in the beta channel.
WhatsApp recently announced a message editing feature that allows users to edit chats in the first 15 minutes after sending them. It seems the company is now rolling out the same functionality for captions sent with GIFs, images, videos, documents etc. According to WABetaInfo, the functionality is now rolling out on Android and iOS.
As per the report, the WhatsApp for iOS 23.16.72 version’s changelog stated that the option to edit media captions was rolling out. In the latest update on Google Play, the news outlet discovered the feature was “widely rolling” out for users on Android too.
This would let users alter the text in case of corrections and improve the texting experience on the app. Plus, the context of media material can be explained effectively with the new feature. It is advisable that users install the latest version of the app from their respective official app stores to check whether the support is rolling out on their devices.