WhatsApp’s new feature lets you message each other

What do you want to know

  • WhatsApp is rolling out a handy new feature for the iOS platform.
  • It is dubbed “Messenger Yourself”, which allows you to converse or store messages with yourself.
  • These would be end-to-end encrypted and the feature is currently in beta for Android users.

WhatsApp, owned by Meta, is one of the best messaging apps out there, with its end-to-end encrypted chats that also offer a lot of features. A new feature in the works that would be released is dubbed “Messenger yourself”. It is said to be available in a stable version for iOS users at the moment.

As noted by WABetaInfo, the new feature allows users to send messages to their own phone numbers. For clarity, the screenshot shared from WABetaInfo gives us a clear image of the feature which will look like users WhatsApp home screen. It will appear as a chat, just like with other contacts on the conversations page.

Send yourself a WhatsApp message

(Image credit: WABetaInfo)

Although it appears in the contact list on the messaging platform, it is addressed as “You” next to your own contact name. The report further mentions that this feature can also be found on all your linked devices including your smartphone or computer. It is unclear whether it would also be seen on the web version of WhatsApp alongside the native dedicated app.