WhatsApp has just submitted a new update through the Google Play Beta Program, bringing the version up to 22.214.171.124.
What’s new in this update? Discover all details below!
|Name of the feature?||Presenting UPI Payments|
|Availability?||WhatsApp is developing the feature and it will be available in a future update.|
|I’ve the same version but I don’t see this news, why?||The feature is not available yet for the public, but you can see a preview here.|
|Previous news?||WhatsApp beta for Android 126.96.36.199: what’s new? End-to-end encrypted backups!|
People across India can already use UPI Payments to send money to friends and other contacts safely. The feature is not rolled out for everyone, but Indian people could enable it sending a payment request.
Payments requests are the way to enable the feature for a contact. It’s totally free and this action will immediately make available UPI Payments for the recipient of the request.
Today, WhatsApp is working on a new section to introduce UPI Payments. We don’t know if WhatsApp is developing this new section because there will be a new announcement that will allow everyone in India to send UPI Payments by default without any payment request, but it’s a possibility.
After this presentation, the user can normally configure UPI Payments and, after linking a bank account, you will be ready to send and receive money on WhatsApp:
Stay tuned to discover new features and announcements on WhatsApp beta for Android!
We talked about a redesign for the chat bar, when writing media caption. WhatsApp was rolling out the redesign in the 188.8.131.52 beta update for specific beta testers.
Today WhatsApp is rolling out the redesign for more users. Check out if it’s finally enabled for you!
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