Whatsapp which was recently taken over by the same head who manages Facebook has come up with a new feature. We all love to share our feelings, moments, happy times, memories and much more through wordings , quotes in the status column of WhatsApp. But we can no more follow that tradition. Because , not just text , from now users can update photos, video, GIF and another digital element in the form of status.

Oh wait ! The status you upload disappears within 24 hours. Yes , update and let your friends know what you are upto by uploading videos , photos , audio through status in a day . The look and feel resembles the “story” feature in Instagram. For people who are familiar with Instagram will not have a difficult time with Whatsapp’s new update. Let us look into the step by step process for how to send disappearing pictures on iPhone.

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How to Send Disappearing Photos and Videos in WhatsApp on iPhone : 

  1. Before actually getting into the process of uploading the status , update your Whatsapp to the latest version.(To update , go to Settings App —-> Update)
  2. After updating , open Whatsapp on your iPhone.
  3. Locate the status tab at the bottom to click it.

4.Tap on the new status icon at the top right corner of the screen.

5.At this stage you can click a picture or shoot a video right away and post it or you can upload a picture from your gallery to your status.(To do so , tap on the picker to choose a picture from gallery).

6.Once after uploading , you can add text , emoji and other element to enhance it.

Final step is the tap on the arrow at the bottom right corner to upload it.


  • Eventhough your status is visible to all , you can change the privacy settings to whom you want to showcase and from whom you want to hide it.
  • Whatsapp lets you see the list of people who have viewed your status.
  • It categorizes the status of your friends that are recently updated and status you have already viewed.


One of the best update to make your status lively and give you a whole new experience.This change looks exciting and significant feature to look up to. Followed by Whatsapp , Facebook has started the 24 hours status update. Definitely , this feature will be one among the tool to market it higher.