If you missed our stories this week about the latest updates to WhatsApp beta for Android, iOS, and Desktop, this is a good time to catch up thanks to our summary. Among the 12 stories we shared, the best news of the week is about the alternate profile privacy feature!
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WHATSAPP NEWS OF THE WEEK
- It’s now possible to log into WhatsApp using an email address: this is what we announced in the article about the WhatsApp beta for Android 22.214.171.124. It’s important to mention that you still need a phone number to create a new account.
- Similar news regarding the ability to log into WhatsApp using an email address was announced in the article about the WhatsApp beta for iOS 126.96.36.199 update.
- In the article about the WhatsApp beta for Android 188.8.131.52 update, we revealed a new feature to skip forward and backward videos, and it’s available to some beta testers.
- The ability to pin messages is available to some users after installing the WhatsApp beta for iOS 184.108.40.206 update. It’s important to note that WhatsApp is also testing this option by extending availability to users who install the latest versions from the App Store.
- The WhatsApp beta for iOS 220.127.116.11 update brings a feature to quickly send a photo or a video as a document to preserve their quality. It’s worth noting that this feature is available to a limited number of users, including those people who installed the latest version of WhatsApp for iOS from the App Store.
- Thanks to the WhatsApp beta for Android 18.104.22.168 update, we discovered that WhatsApp is working on an alternate profile privacy feature to allow users to configure a different photo and name that will be visible to those contacts who cannot see their primary profile information. In our opinion, this is the best news of the week:
- In the article about the WhatsApp beta for Android 22.214.171.124 update, we shared the details about a feature that allows users to archive their community group chats.
- WhatsApp also introduced another feature for communities to allow users to pin their community group chats after installing the WhatsApp beta for Android 126.96.36.199 update.
- With the WhatsApp for iOS 23.22.72 update, WhatsApp was releasing the ability to initiate group calls with up to 31 participants.
- After installing the WhatsApp beta for iOS 188.8.131.52 update, some beta testers may experiment with a new message reaction filtering feature for channels, making it easier for channel owners to see which of their contacts have reacted to channel updates.
- The WhatsApp beta for Android 184.108.40.206 update brings news regarding the Updates tab, which now includes the muted status updates list again for those users who do not follow any channels.
- Thanks to the latest WhatsApp beta for Android 220.127.116.11 update, we discovered that WhatsApp has plans to release the ability to share polls in channels in the future.
Stay tuned with us to discover new features and updates about WhatsApp, coming your way next week!
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