WhatsApp Desktop has reportedly added a function to let customers ask the Meta-owned prompt messaging app to generate a report of their account data and settings. Referred to as Request Account Data, the devoted possibility has to this point been obtainable to cellular customers on each Android and iOS. It permits customers to submit a request to WhatsApp and export the report that incorporates their exercise data, privateness settings, and details about the units from the place they’re accessing the messaging app.
In accordance with a report by WhatsApp options tracker WABetaInfo, WhatsApp Desktop beta model 2.2204.1 carries references in regards to the Request Account Data possibility. The addition has, nonetheless, not but been made obtainable to beta testers.
By bringing the request account data function, WhatsApp appears to be like to permit desktop customers to generate a report carrying their account data and settings.
Much like what has now been discovered on its desktop model, WhatsApp added the identical Request Account Data possibility on Android and iOS units in 2018. It was launched forward of the passing of European Common Information Safety Regulation (GDPR) legislation and is aimed to let customers see all the data WhatsApp has collected by means of their account.
As soon as requested, WhatsApp usually takes three days to make your report obtainable for obtain and export. Customers on cellular units have the choice to completely delete the downloaded copy.
It is very important notice that the report generated utilizing the request account data function doesn’t enable customers to entry messages and conversations that they’ve made on WhatsApp, as highlighted in an FAQ web page.
A precise timeline on when the function can be obtainable to WhatsApp Desktop customers has not but been revealed. Moreover, it’s unclear whether or not the function can be restricted to WhatsApp Desktop or may even be obtainable to Internet customers.