WhatsApp has rolled out an improved caption message editing feature for iOS and Android devices. This new feature allows users to edit captions on different types of media, such as images, videos, GIFs, and documents, even after sending them.

Both Android and iOS users can now access this feature by simply updating their WhatsApp to the latest versions.


Correct mistakes and improve communication with ease

Despite an initial delay, the feature is now being widely rolled out. Users can check its availability by tapping and holding a recent captioned message.

However, the extended editing feature has a constraint: edits can be made only within 15 minutes of sending the message and solely from the device that initially sent the message.

This enhancement in messaging allows users to improve their messages after sending, enhancing clarity and context. It offers flexibility to refine captions for images, documents, and more, contributing to an elevated messaging experience.

How to Use the Caption Message Edit Feature:

  1. Ensure you have the latest version of WhatsApp installed on your device.
  2. Open a chat where you’ve recently sent a message with a caption.
  3. Tap and hold the specific message with the caption.
  4. If the feature is enabled for your account, you’ll see an “Edit Caption” option appear.
  5. Select the “Edit Caption” option.
  6. Make the desired changes to the caption.
  7. Ensure you’re editing within the 15-minute timeframe after sending the original message.
  8. Confirm and save your changes.

WhatsApp’s caption editing for media messages feature now available for everybody

Alongside this, other exciting features have been introduced by WhatsApp recently, such as Landscape mode, screen sharing during video calls, and sending higher-resolution images.

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