WhatsApp for iOS Updated to Allow Queuing of Messages While Offline

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Popular messaging client WhatsApp for iOS has received an update that allows one to queue messages while offline. These messages will then be sent automatically once your iPhone regains internet connectivity. 

The feature can be a bit wonky, though, with the order of the messages being interchanged when they are finally sent to the recipient.

Up until now, trying to send messages on WhatsApp for iOS straight up failed if you were not connected to an internet connection. Additionally, the update now also allows one to send up to 30 photos and videos at once.

Another important feature introduced in this update — especially for 16GB iPhone owners — is the ability to get a breakdown of space used by WhatsApp on a per-conversation basis. If you head over to Data and Storage Usage under WhatsApp Settings and tap Storage Usage, you will now get a breakdown of the storage occupied by each of your chats. You can delete any particular kind of media you want like GIFs or videos to free up storage space. You can now also chose to download new media files on WhatsApp only when you are connected to a Wi-Fi network, or when connected to either cellular data or Wi-Fi.

If you have not already, make sure to grab the latest WhatsApp update from the App Store.