How to Send View Once Photos and Videos on WhatsApp

Learn how to send disappearing photos and videos, just like Snapchat, with WhatsApp’s new “View Once” feature available on iOS, Android, and Desktop. After the recipient views the media, it disappears forever.

How to Use “View Once” Feature

  • Open WhatsApp chat with the person you want to send the disappearing photo or video to.
  • Choose an existing photo or video or take a new one.
  • Tap on the “View once” icon next to the “Add a title” box.
  • A new window will appear explaining how the feature works, select “OK” to continue.
  • Click on the submit icon and you’re done.

Bear in mind that the recipient can still take a screenshot of the media before it disappears, but they will receive a notification.

How to Send Disappearing Photos and Videos on iOS and Android

  • Open the chat with the person you want to send the disappearing media to.
  • Select the camera icon to take a new photo or video or choose an existing one from your gallery.
  • Tap on the “View once” icon located near the bottom of the screen.
  • A window will appear explaining the feature, tap “OK” to continue.
  • Click on the submit icon to send the media.

How to Send View Once Photos and Videos on WhatsApp Desktop

  • Open the chat with the person you want to send the disappearing media to.
  • Upload the photo or video you want to send from your computer.
  • Click on the “View once” icon located next to the “Add a caption” box.
  • A window will appear explaining the feature, click “OK” to continue.
  • Click on the submit icon to send the media.

FAQs

Can I view the media again after it disappears?

No, the media disappears forever after the recipient views it.

Can the recipient share the media with someone else?

After the media disappears, there is no way for the recipient to share it with someone else.

Is the feature available for group chats?

Yes, you can use the feature in group chats as well.

Can the recipient take a screenshot of the media and keep it?

Yes, the recipient can take a screenshot of the media before it disappears, but you will be notified if they do so.

Final Thoughts

Sending disappearing photos and videos on WhatsApp is now possible with the new “View Once” feature. It’s a fun way to share media without it staying in the chat history forever. Try it out and let us know your experience in the comments.

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