Hello, and welcome to Followria.com, where I'm here to help you about Editing WhatsApp messages before forwarding them on Android, iPhone, or PC. Editing WhatsApp messages can help you avoid misunderstandings, improve communication, and express yourself better. There are some working ways to do it easily.

Why Edit WhatsApp Messages?

WhatsApp lets you chat, call, and share media with over 2 billion users worldwide. You can also join groups, broadcast lists, and use WhatsApp Web or Desktop on your PC.

But sometimes you may need to edit a message that you sent or received. For instance, you may want to:

  • Correct a typo or grammar error.
  • Add more details or context
  • Change the tone or mood of your message
  • Remove sensitive or personal information
  • Modify a quote or a joke

How to Edit WhatsApp Messages on Android

If you have an Android phone, you can edit any message up to 15 minutes before forwarding. The edited message will update for everyone in the chat, and it will have the word “edited” next to the timestamp. If someone is not on the latest version of WhatsApp, they will see “This message was edited for everyone in this chat on the latest version of WhatsApp.” To edit a WhatsApp message on Android, follow these steps:

  1. Open the WhatsApp app > go to the chat where you want to edit a message.
  2. Long-Press message that you want to edit until a menu appears.
  3. Tap the three-dot icon at the right corner of the menu and select Edit message.
  4. Make the changes and tap the checkmark icon when you are done.

Copy and Paste Method:

To edit a message on Android, simply long-press the text you want to forward until it's selected. Then, tap the "Copy" option that appears. Now, open your chat window and paste the copied message.

How to Edit WhatsApp Messages on iPhone

If you have an iPhone, you can also edit any message up to 15 minutes after sending it. The edited message will update for everyone in the chat, and it will have the word “edited” next to the timestamp. If someone is not on the latest version of WhatsApp, they will see “This message was edited for everyone in this chat on the latest version of WhatsApp.” To edit a WhatsApp message on iPhone, follow these steps:

  1. Open the WhatsApp app chat where you want to edit a message.
  2. Swipe left on the message until a menu appears.
  3. Tap Edit and make the changes.
  4. Tap Done.

How to Edit WhatsApp Messages on PC

If you use WhatsApp Web or Desktop on your computer, you can also edit any message up to 15 minutes after sending it. The edited message will update for everyone in the chat, and it will have the word “edited” next to the timestamp. If someone is not on the latest version of WhatsApp, they will see “This message was edited for everyone in this chat on the latest version of WhatsApp.” To edit a WhatsApp message on PC, follow these steps:

  1. Open WhatsApp Web or Desktop App on your computer.
  2. Go to the chat where you want to edit a message.
  3. Hover over the message that you want to edit until a menu appears.
  4. Click on the right corner three-dot icon and select Edit message.
  5. Make the changes and click on the checkmark icon when you are done.

How to Forward Edited WhatsApp Messages

To forward an edited message, do this:

  1. Long press the message and tap the forward icon on the top menu.
  2. Choose one or more contacts or groups to forward it to.
  3. Tap Send.

Note: You have 15 minutes to forward edited messages. After that, they are locked.

Conclusion

This guide showed you how to edit WhatsApp messages on Android, iPhone, and PC before forwarding them. This can help you communicate better and fix errors. But remember, you have 15 minutes to edit messages, and they will show as edited for everyone.

Please comment below if you have any questions or feedback. And share this guide with your WhatsApp friends and family. Thanks for reading, and keep following Followria.com for more tips and tricks.