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 rolling out a feature that gives more priority to the push name over the phone number within chat bubbles, to some beta testers!
|Name of the feature?||Push name priority|
|Compatibility?||WhatsApp beta for Android 188.8.131.52 is marked as a compatible update but some lucky beta testers may be able to use the same feature after installing the previous 184.108.40.206 beta build.|
|I’ve installed this update but I don’t have this feature. Why?||WhatsApp is rolling out this feature to some beta testers. If it is not available for your WhatsApp account, please wait for a future update.|
|Thanks:||Sc, Hypogriff, raracalma, GoldenPizza, Besaide, and Lu1s_11, for testing and reporting.|
|Previous news?||WhatsApp beta for iOS 220.127.116.11: what’s new? WhatsApp is releasing the ability to search for messages by date!|
After promoting a version of WhatsApp compatible with tablets by using an in-app banner, WhatsApp is now releasing another minor feature. In particular, after installing the latest WhatsApp beta for Android 18.104.22.168 update from the Play Store, some beta testers may notice some changes in their group chats: