WhatsApp introduces the “Message Yourself” feature, working on voice status updates and more

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WhatsApp introduces the “Message Yourself” feature, working on voice status updates and more
WhatsApp has introduced the Message Yourself featureWhatsApp
  • WhatsApp has introduced a Message Yourself feature, allowing users to send notes or other messages to themselves.
  • The Facebook-owned app is reportedly also working on introducing voice status updates, contact card features, and more.
  • Here’s everything you need to know about new and upcoming features on WhatsApp.
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Popular messaging app WhatsApp has introduced a new feature, “Message Yourself,” allowing users to send messages to themselves. WhatsApp’s competitor, Telegram, has been offering this feature for quite some time now under “Saved Messages.”

The Message Yourself feature will allow users to send messages to themselves, sending notes, reminders, shopping lists, or other messages they need to remember, acting as a notebook or a to-do list.

How to use the Message Yourself feature on WhatsApp


To begin, make sure you are on the latest version of WhatsApp.

  • Open WhatsApp and click on the new chat button.
  • Now, click on your name at the top of the contact list.
  • You will now be able to send messages to yourself.

Other upcoming features on WhatsApp



Voice status updates


WhatsApp is reportedly working on a feature allowing users to post voice notes as status updates. This feature was spotted on the iOS beta of the app by WaBetaInfo. Users can upload text, images, and videos as status updates.
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The above report shows that users can tap on the microphone icon at the bottom right corner to record status updates.

Contact cards


WhatsApp is also working on a feature for its Windows app that will allow users to share contact cards from the native desktop app. This feature has been missing for some time now and will make it easier for users to share contacts in the chat.

Edit messages


WhatsApp has been working on an edit option for some time now. An earlier report revealed that the Facebook-owned app has already started testing the feature and may reveal it soon.

The edit message option will allow you to edit messages after you have sent them, allowing you to fix typos and errors in your messages easily.

WhatsApp is not the only company working on introducing an edit button. Twitter has been testing the edit button for some time now, and it is already available to its paid users.
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