This new feature of WhatsApp is currently at the development stage and hence, no date has been set for its roll out yet. There will be a calendar icon to use this feature.
Popular chating platform WhatsApp keeps updating its messenger service to make it easier and interesting for users. Now the company is working on another update, which will give a new dimension to the 'search' feature in Messenger. This feature is – Date Search. That is, based on the date, you can search any old message.Date Search via Calendar Icon
WABetaInfo, which keeps an eye on new updates coming in WhatsApp, has given information about this. According to this, this feature is currently only on the 'Alpha' stage and it is being developed. Therefore, at present, there is no fixed date or time period to start it for all users.
According to a WABetaInfo report, an icon of the calendar for this feature will appear on the screen. For this, when clicking / touching the search bar, when the keypad appears, a calendar icon will appear in it. By selecting this icon, the user will be able to choose any date or date range and then will be able to see the messages of that time.
Now only keywords or attachments can be searched
According to the report, it has been tested only on iOS and it has not been used in Android yet. Soon the company will start work on this too.
Currently, a message can be found only after typing a keyword for search. Apart from this, the option to search for photos, GIFs or links was also added to it this year.
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