WhatsApp has just submitted a new update through the Google Play Beta Program, bringing the version up to 18.104.22.168.
What’s new in this update? Discover all details below!
|Name of the feature?||Redesigned Mention Badge|
|Compatibility?||It’s recommended to install the 22.214.171.124 beta update. Previous versions might get the feature as well.|
|I’ve the same version but I don’t see this news, why?||WhatsApp is rolling out the feature, but it might take a while before appearing.|
|Previous news?||WhatsApp beta for Android 126.96.36.199: what’s new? Disappearing Messages linked to “Edit Group Info”|
WhatsApp is enabling now, for more users, the possibility to view a mention badge when you receive a mention in a message from a specific group. Some people were already able to see a mention badge, but today WhatsApp is expanding the test to more users.
This badge has been also redesigned now, and you can see the new icon below:
In the WhatsApp beta for Android 188.8.131.52, a lot of users were experiencing an issue with push notifications. A weird string appeared as message preview:
WhatsApp beta for Android 184.108.40.206 might experience some issues when presenting notifications: a random string might appear sometimes, when receiving notifications for voice messages, stickers and media. pic.twitter.com/XL5rqYiogm
— WABetaInfo (@WABetaInfo) April 10, 2021
WhatsApp beta for Android 220.127.116.11 finally brings a fix.
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