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What does “Waiting for the message. This may take time ”on WhatsApp and how to fix it

Although WhatsApp the year began with one of its worst crises that cost millions of users, this 2021 has been very productive for the instant messaging platform, since they added different tools that netizens had been asking for a long time; however, there is still a problem that the developers cannot solve, we refer to the strange warning “Waiting for the message. This can take time“Has it ever appeared to you? What does it mean? here we will explain it.

According to the technology portal Andro4all, this notice is related to end-to-end encryption, what is this? It is a privacy and security mechanism so that only you and the person with whom you chat are the only ones able to see everything that is sent, it means that neither WhatsApp he will be able to observe your conversations.

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The advertisement “Waiting for the message. This can take time”, Appears for two simple reasons: the first, when you have reinstalled WhatsApp on another device; and the second, when you have an outdated version of the application. At the moment this happens, the messages are automatically blocked and remain in an intermediate place, as they cannot reach the receiver, which in this case would be you, likewise, the app belonging to Meta is capable of doing anything because there is endpoint encryption to extreme.

Solution to the problem “Waiting for message”

It is important to clarify that all messages are blocked, including texts, photos, videos, audios, Word documents, Excel, PDF, etc. Is there a solution to this problem? Although the problem has remained for several years, there is a method for you to see your messages again.

If you see that it takes a long time or days have passed and the messages are not reactivated or reestablished, update WhatsApp and contact that person where the notice appeared, ask him to open the application on his mobile phone, start chatting and you will automatically see the content of the message.

Do you have a problem with WhatsApp? Do you need to report it? If you have any kind of problem, then you should write to their contact email: [email protected] or [email protected] You can also make the same request from your iPhone through the exclusive service for iOS.

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