WhatsApp has just submitted a new stable update for iOS, available on the App Store: the build number is 22.24.81.
What’s new in this update? WhatsApp is widely rolling out communities, polls, and profile icons within group chats to more users!
|Name of the feature?||Profile icons – group chats|
|Compatibility?||WhatsApp for iOS 22.24.81 is marked as a compatible update but some lucky users may receive these features after installing the previous 22.23.77 update.|
|I have the same version but I don’t have these features, why?||WhatsApp is rolling out these features to some users, even if the rollout is wider today. If it is not available for your WhatsApp account, please wait for a future update.|
|Thanks:||Dijital Ağlar, ogamezy, Crystal, SagiOtarianus, 1MatheusSSantos, and johN, for testing and reporting!|
|How to join your community on WhatsApp?||WABetaInfo Community|
|Previous news?||WhatsApp news of the week: avatars available for everyone on iOS and Android|
In the article about the WhatsApp beta for iOS 220.127.116.11 update, we shared information about a new feature available for some lucky beta testers: profile icons of group participants within group chats.
Today, a new update is available on the App Store. The official changelog reports that this update brings communities to everyone (except for people in Brazil) and the ability to create polls (already released after installing the 22.23.76 update), but there is something else new: profile icons of group participants show up to some users within their group chats: