WhatsApp is rolling out status updates for business info!

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After publishing the new WhatsApp beta for Android update, which brings a new undo status update feature, WhatsApp is ready to enable another way to view status updates from Business accounts!


Common questions Answers
Name of the feature? Status Updates – Business Info
Status? Rolling out
Compatibility? WhatsApp beta for Android is marked as compatible update.
I’ve installed the mentioned update but I don’t see this feature, why? WhatsApp is rolling out this feature for specific beta testers. If you don’t see this feature, please wait for the next updates.
Thanks: Hypogriff, Elias and Dilshan for testing!
Previous news? WhatsApp beta for Android what’s new?

Two months ago, we published a changelog for the WhatsApp beta for Android . update, reporting that WhatsApp was planning to offer a new way to view status updates.
A new beta was released yesterday, and WhatsApp is finally rolling out this feature!

As you can see in this screenshot, it’s possible to view status updates visiting the Business Info page. If there is a new status update from the business (like in the screenshot), you can view it directly here by tapping the profile picture: in this case, you can choose between “view profile photo” and “view status”.
Note that WhatsApp is not replacing the old way to view status updates from Business accounts: you can still see those status updates from the Status tab.
Seen that we mentioned “Business Info”, you can understand that it’s not possible to view status updates from “normal” WhatsApp accounts visiting “Contact Info”: this possibility may be released in a future update.

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