In the event you’ve ever created or joined a WhatsApp group chat for a single occasion, then saved forgetting to delete it for years afterwards, there’s an upcoming characteristic you could respect. WhatsApp is testing one thing known as “Expiring Teams” that can allow you to set an expiration date for group chats, in line with a brand new iOS beta noticed by WaBetaInfo.
In accordance with a screenshot, the Expiring Teams possibility will seem inside a gaggle’s settings, letting you select choices like a day, week, or customized date. You may even have the power to cancel an expiration if it’s essential hold the chat intact. Any expiration dates set will solely apply to your self and never different individuals, apparently — so the group would possibly live on, simply not with you in it.
It seems that WhatsApp will not simply delete a gaggle with out telling you, as the outline states that “you may be prompted to wash up teams on the expiration date.” Nonetheless, very like disappearing messages, it ought to assist cut back litter in your account and avoid wasting system space for storing