WhatsApp Desktop beta 2.2144.2: what’s new?

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WhatsApp is rolling out a new update for the desktop client through the official beta channel, bringing the version up to 2.2144.2.
What’s new in this update? Discover the details below!


Common questions Answers
Name of the feature? Call Notification options – New Contact Info UI
Status? Rolling out
Compatibility? WhatsApp Desktop beta 2.2144.2 is marked as compatible update.
I’ve installed this update but I don’t see this feature, why? WhatsApp is rolling out this feature for specific beta testers. If you cannot pin chats using this version, please wait for the next updates.
I don’t see the 2.2144.2 update but I have a previous beta. Why? WhatsApp Desktop beta versions may be released for a specific platform in advance. Please wait for some days to get this version (or a new one) for your platform.
Thanks: Hypogriff, for testing and reporting.
Previous news? WhatsApp is working on Communities

After releasing the possibility to pin chats for the multi-device version, WhatsApp is now rolling out new features. The first one is about new call notification options: “Incoming Call Ringtone” and “Turn off all desktop incoming calls”, giving you more control over call notifications.
The second one is about a new interface for Contact Info, Business Info, Group Info:

As you can see in this screenshot, this interface is very similar to the one implemented on WhatsApp beta for Android and WhatsApp beta for iOS.
New notification options and the new interface are rolling out for people that are using the latest update of WhatsApp Desktop beta but, if you don’t have these features, don’t worry because more activations will be following very soon.

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