A new bug has pop-up in WhatsApp beta version, so if you are its user and have not been able to read your older messages, do not fret as this could be a result the glitch.
Several users have reported that after the recent update to WhatsApp beta 126.96.36.199, they were unable to see their older chats that took place before the update was downloaded. They said that only the last 25 messages could be seen and not beyond that.
As per an Android Central reporter, the bug prevents users from seeing older messages on the messaging app. A loading icon appears but does not work when you try to load the chat. However, the report revealed that users were able to find their older messages in the search bar.
Several WhatsApp beta users reported the bug on Reddit. They said, the bug was only limited to their phones and they could access their old chats on WhatsApp Web.
However, some users were not able to see their old messages on either platform.
So if you are beta users, you can switch to the stable mode to get access to your older messages. So far, no comments have been made by WhatsApp on the same.