After releasing the ability to create polls to everyone on the web/desktop client, WhatsApp is now rolling out status updates within the chat list to some users on the latest WhatsApp Desktop update!
|Name of the feature?||Status Updates – chat list|
|Compatibility?||WhatsApp Desktop beta 2.2246.6 is marked as a compatible update, but some lucky users on a stable version may get the same feature as well.|
|I’ve updated my version of WhatsApp Desktop but I don’t have this feature, why?||Since this feature has been released to some users, it is still not available for everyone so please wait for a future update.|
|Thanks:||Saadh Jawwadh for testing and reporting!|
|Previous news?||WhatsApp news of the week: search for messages by date on iOS beta|
In the article about the WhatsApp beta for Android 22.214.171.124 update, we announced a new feature available to some beta testers: the ability to view status updates right within the chat list. The same feature has also been released to some users after installing the WhatsApp beta for iOS 126.96.36.199 update. Finally, this is rolling out to even more users after installing the latest update of WhatsApp Desktop beta!