WhatsApp is rolling out a new update for the Windows native app through the official beta channel on the Microsoft Store, bringing the version up to 2.2312.0.0.
What’s new in this update? WhatsApp is releasing a feature to disable multiple answers within polls, for some beta testers!
|Name of the feature?||Allow multiple answers – polls|
|Compatibility?||WhatsApp beta for Windows 2.2312.0.0 is marked as a compatible update.|
|Thanks:||AnonymousWP, Sc, and rubiokarim, for testing and reporting!|
|How to join the community on WhatsApp?||WABetaInfo Community|
|Previous news?||WhatsApp beta for iOS 126.96.36.199: what’s new? WhatsApp is releasing a full-width messaging interface for community announcement groups!|
In November 2022, we announced that WhatsApp was rolling out the ability to create polls on Windows beta. A poll allows users to create and participate in simple surveys to collect opinions from a group of people and it helps make some decisions. Thanks to the latest WhatsApp beta for Windows 2.2312.0.0 update available on the Microsoft Storeweekly summary a few days ago:
As you can see in this screenshot, a new option is available within the poll composer that allows users to force other people to select only one answer when the toggle is disabled. This new feature can provide more accurate polls as people are forced to choose the option they feel most strongly about. In addition, for questions that require a single answer, this feature can be particularly useful as the poll will be more relevant. Note that this feature has already been released to some beta testers on WhatsApp beta for Android and iOS.
The ability to disable multiple answers within polls is available for some beta testers that install the latest WhatsApp beta for Windows update available on the Microsoft Store. If you don’t see this update on the Microsoft Store, please note that it will be rolled out to more users over the coming days.
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