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 10 stories we shared, the best news of the week is about a feature called chat lock, available on WhatsApp for iOS and Android!
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WHATSAPP NEWS OF THE WEEK
- WhatsApp is finally releasing the ability to place group calls to users that install the latest native version of WhatsApp beta for macOS.
- A redesigned emoji panel along with a new chat share sheet is available to some beta testers that joined the beta program of WhatsApp Web.
- With the WhatsApp beta for Android 220.127.116.11 update, WhatsApp released a tweaked interface with the bottom navigation bar, but some users also experienced a persistent crash after installing this build.
- The persistent crash mentioned above was successfully fixed after installing the WhatsApp beta for Android 18.104.22.168 update.
- Mark Zuckerberg shared the details about chat lock, a feature available on WhatsApp for iOS and Android that allows users to protect their conversations through a passcode or biometric authentication. In our opinion, this is the best news of the week:
- The WhatsApp beta for Android 22.214.171.124 update provides us with useful information about a redesigned message menu inspired by the context menu available on iOS. This feature is in development and it will be released in a future update of the app.
- We posted an update regarding animated emojis with Lottie by presenting 6 animated emojis in development for a future update.
- In the article about the WhatsApp beta for iOS 126.96.36.199 update, we posted news regarding a double-tap action to quickly react to messages. This feature is under development and it will be available in the future.
- After releasing the WhatsApp beta for iOS 188.8.131.52 update on the TestFlight app, we discovered that WhatsApp is working on bringing a feature to create stickers right within the app, available in the future.
- WhatsApp beta for Windows brings a feature to keep messages from disappearing and a redesigned message menu with a reaction bar.
Stay tuned with us to discover new features and updates about WhatsApp, coming your way next week!
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