WhatsApp is rolling out a new update through the Google Play Beta Program, bringing the version up to 126.96.36.199.
What’s new in this update? WhatsApp is introducing a minor change to reactions: up to four reactions now show up within chat bubbles.
|Name of the feature?||Four reactions|
|Compatibility?||WhatsApp beta for Android 188.8.131.52 is marked as a compatible update.|
|I’ve installed this update but I don’t have this feature. Why?||This feature has been released to some beta testers. More activations are planned over the coming weeks.|
|Thanks:||Elias, Sc, Hypogriff, FastenM, and Sniper, for testing and reporting!|
|Previous news?||WhatsApp beta for Android 184.108.40.206: what’s new? WhatsApp is releasing the ability to detect links within the caption of status updates!|
The latest news about reactions has been spotted after the release of the WhatsApp beta for Android 220.127.116.11 update which brings a reaction preview within the chats list. Since that update, no further details about new features related to the ability to react to messages have been discovered… until today. In fact, thanks to the new WhatsApp beta for Android 18.104.22.168 update, we discovered that WhatsApp is introducing a minor improvement in the maximum number of reactions that show up within chat bubbles: