How do I edit an already sent message?

V4.5 or Later

  1. Send at least one message (if not done so already).
  2. Swipe the message to the left.
  3. Tap 'Edit Message'
  4. You can change:
    • Message text.
    • Incoming or Outgoing.
    • Time.
    • Status.

v4.2 or Later

  1. Send at least 1 message.
  2. 'Swipe Left' on the message you want to edit.
  3. Press "Edit Message"
  4. You can change:
    • Status
    • Time

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The only option when you swipe left now is delete message. Can you still do this some other way?

This is WhatsApp only. Not 'Messages'.